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Veterinary Assistants provide support to Veterinaries and Veterinary Technicians. Common duties of a Veterinary Assistant include cleaning cages, sanitizing equipment, taking X-rays, providing emergency first aid, handing instruments during procedures, administering medication, and reporting to pet owners. Based on our collection of resume samples, these employees should demonstrate love of animals, basic clinical skills, empathy, attention to details, and good communication abilities, as they may need to talk to worried pet owners. Successful resume examples for Veterinary Assistants showcase veterinarian assisting training.

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Veterinary Assistant

Assist Doctors of veterinary medicine with surgery

  • Complete lab procedures, radiology, and diagnostic testing
  • Customer care and service
  • Increase sales volume by adding wellness plan packages to client services
  • Increase sales volume by encouraging care credit applications
  • Exceeded team sales goals by 15%-Personal Wellness Plan levels at 46%
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Education
Veterinary Assistant
32

Veterinary Assistant

Resposible for daily feeding, bathing, exercising and general well being and safety of 50+ animals

  • Lift, restain and comfort animals for examinations and medical procedures
  • Clean and sanitize cages, kennels, examination and operation rooms
  • Administer medications and immunizations prescribed by the veterinarian
  • Document and maintain accuracy of client records
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
33

Veterinary Assistant

Provide surgical assistance to veterinarian during operations and other animal procedures

  • Prepare check-up and operating rooms for incoming animal services
  • Provide treatments when necessary and on schedule for hospitalized animals
  • Perform hospital maintenance, sweeping, mopping, sanitizing cages and examination tables to ensure a sanitary environment and clean appearance of the facility
  • Answer phones, schedule appointments, fax medical records, accept payments, and provide other front-desk duties when necessary
  • Triage emergency calls during overnight shifts
  • Provide training to new employees
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Biology
34

Veterinary Assistant

Understanding of proper sanitization measures in kennels, exam rooms, treatment area, and waiting rooms

  • Monitoring of vital signs (respiratory rate, temperature, pulse oxygen, heart rate, isoflurane output rate) during procedures requiring general anesthesia and intubation
  • Using techniques of positive reinforcement to handle animals
  • Training coworkers in proper restraint techniques and handling of patients
  • Acting relief to receptionists in times of high call volume and client reception into exam rooms
  • Relief to CVT in laboratory and management of staff with assistance from physicians
  • Using Idexx laboratory equipment (Idexx VetLab Station, Catalyst Dx, LaserCyte Dx) to preform pre-anesthetic bloodwork, complete blood counts, and chemistry panels
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Science
35

Veterinary Assistant

Work directly with 2-3 veterinarians at a time; Assist the veterinarian during surgery

  • Educate clients on different health issues and surgery procedures
  • Prepare the patient for surgery by collecting blood samples, via venipuncture, and placing an IV catheter
  • Monitor all surgery patients and administer medication, p.o., intravenous, or intramuscular
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Animal Science
BS
Nursing
36

Veterinary Assistant

Assisted Veterinarians by restraining pets

  • Educated clients about vaccines and preventatives
  • Sold premium wellness plans based on the lifestyle of the pet
  • Discussed treatment plans and pricing for various tests with clients
  • Ran laboratory equipment and digital x-ray machine
  • Drew blood and ran a CBC machine and Idexx General Blood Profiles
  • Assisted in monitoring anesthesia and extubating pets after surgery
  • Collected and read fecal samples, ear swabs, skin cytologies, skin scrapes
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Veterinary Medicine
Biology
37

Veterinary Assistant

  • Receive phone calls, interact directly with clients, and document conversations and relevant information.
  • Communicate results with customers, both positive and negative, while maintaining professional and sympathetic attitude.
  • Perform assistant duties including blood draws, radiographs, restraining animals, and proper safety and handling to prevent co-worker and patient injury.
  • Manage patient rooms, perform diagnostic testing, monitor pets, surgeries, and fill medications simultaneously.
  • Document all details of client visit, including concerns and questions, physical status of the patient, and specific doctor actions.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Social Science
38

Veterinary Assistant

  • Assist veterinarian during surgery
  • Perform blood draws and place catheters for surgeries
  • Complete all necessary blood/lab work and monitor pets while under anesthesia during surgery
  • Administered vaccinations
  • Prepare, restrain, and perform radiographs
  • Set up and monitor pets on IV fluids, ear swabs and microbiology
  • Booked appointments, answered questions and problem solved with clients over the phone
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Business Management
BA
History
39

Veterinary Assistant

Demonstrate initiative and responsibility for my work and for others

  • Treat all animal patients with love and compassion
  • Assist veterinarian in examination and treatment of patients
  • Create and maintain various files, detailed records on all patients
  • Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments and equipment
  • Communicate with pet owners aiding with education and patient care
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
40

Veterinary Assistant

  • Worked as a veterinary assistant
  • Cleaned kennels and the rest of the veterinary practice
  • Helped the D.V.M’s to treat the animals brought to the clinics
  • Sold products to customers, and assisted them in making choices for their pets
  • Assisted and performed blood draws to help achieve a diagnoses for ill pets
  • Assisted with surgery
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Psychology

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