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Veterinary Nurses work in animal care facilities and complete a variety of tasks. Typical example resumes for Veterinary Nurse highlight assets such as assessing the animal’s condition, monitoring vital signs, cleaning wounds, collecting samples for tests, restraining animals for examination or surgical procedures, and answering to pet owner inquiries. Based on our most successful resumes for Veterinary Nurse, essential qualifications include communication, animal behavior knowledge, clinical skills, the ability to handle pets, and recordkeeping. Eligible candidates hold an Associate’s Degree in veterinary technology.

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1

Veterinary Nurse

Assisted incoming clients by completing the required documentation, entering all pet information into computer.

  • Educated clients about Optimum Wellness Plans, preventive care, hospital services and other issues.
  • Ensured that clients and pets were comfortable, monitored hospitalized and surgical pets.
  • Maximized the veterinarian's productivity by completing preparatory work for procedures and performing those procedures that did not require veterinarian assistance.
  • Performed sterilization of instruments and preparation of surgical packs. Assisted in surgery.
  • Basic animal and kennel care (feeding and cleaning).
  • Assisted outgoing clients by providing all necessary instructions, information and invoices, dispensing prescriptions per the veterinarian's instructions, selling retail products and scheduling future appointments.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
C
Certificate
AS
Technology
Management & Animal Care Tech
2

Veterinary Nurse

  • Skillfully applied prior accounting knowledge to effectively audit patient files for billing accuracy.
  • Efficiently handled multiple tasks in 7 departments throughout a large-volume, fast paced hospital of 21 doctors.
  • Endured long hours maintaining a high level of activity yet still provided clients with an excellent level of customer service.
  • Insured that clients learned and developed the correct skills to care for pets through hands on demonstrations and pamphlets.
  • Accurately filled prescriptions and applied my professional knowledge in answering client questions about the medications.
  • Assisted in training new veterinary nurses in pharmacy, records, and communications departments.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
3

Veterinary Nurse

Performed advanced technical nursing duties in addition to maintaining an exceptional level of client service.

  • Accountable for providing a high standard of care to pets in routine and emergency situations.
  • Achieved the top position for staff incentive competition to market Royal Canin food to owners with overweight pets, resulting in personal commendations from the district representative of Royal Canin pet foods.
  • Successfully created a high level of client satisfaction through exceptional customer care by identifying the needs of the customer and further nurturing those needs, resulting in an increase in product sales.
  • Actively trained and coached new members of staff obtaining excellent customer service skills and practical nursing techniques.
  • Marketed, managed and taught canine obedience classes at "The Grand Canine Obedience Academy" in Fort Worth for classes taught on a weekly basis, resulting in additional revenue for company.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Zoology
4

Veterinary Nurse

Educated clients on preventative medicine, scheduled procedures, behavioral issues/training, and post-operative services

  • Supported chief veterinarian in surgery by preparing patients for procedures; ensuring cbc/blood chemistry where within normal range, administering pre-medications, sterilizing patient before procedure and administering post-medications
  • Implemented microscopic exams: ear cytology, fungal cultures, differential blood smears, skin scrape, skin impressions, fecal analysis
  • Administered medications and gathered blood, urine, or fecal samples for final diagnosis
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Biomedical Engineering
5

Stem Cell Laboratory Manager/veterinary Nurse

A five doctor domestic animal practice renowned for its comprehensive diagnostics, compassionate veterinary care, and exceptional client services.

  • Led the development of a new stem cell lab, which generated over […] in annual recurring revenue
  • Promoted to manage the stem cell lab while continuing to serve as head nurse and overseeing a staff of four nurses
  • Developed and implemented policies for including iPSCs in therapeutic procedures
  • Worked closely with Zooetis representatives to update hospital stock and equipment
  • Communicated the benefits and protocols of prescription medications to clients
  • Assisted technician manager in educating hospital staff on new protocols and procedures
  • Subject matter expert for quality assurance and hospital control systems
  • Surgical Assistant; one of only two nurses on staff experienced in orthopedic procedures
  • Diagnosed the presence of pathogens and identified sample irregularities through chemical and microscopic analysis
  • Continuing education certificate recipient through IDEXX Laboratories
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Biology
6

Emergency Veterinary Nurse

  • Spearheaded night shift emergency / trauma care by taken ownership of client/patient history and relaying to Doctor and team
  • Managed client expectations in highly emotional environment to ensure comfort in the workplace
  • Supported high energy team providing efficiency amongst the doctors to perform critical duties
  • Maintained positive team morale in a volatile stressful work environment, primarily focusing on patient care
  • Performed medical care to patients by evaluating severity of the situation and clients goals.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
7

Veterinary Nurse

Reconciled accounts payable that ensured timely bill payments for the company Record keeping

  • Compiled accurate medical history pertaining to procedures, diagnosis, and treatments for legal purposes.
  • Educated the clients on procedures and care resulting in healthy pets and happy owners
  • Ordered and logged supplies to maintain hospital efficiency.
  • Prepared for surgical procedures to reduce the time Doctors spent on menial tasks resulting in prompt appointments.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Literature And Art
MA
Chaucer
8

Veterinary Nurse

  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures, such as administering pre-sedatives and anesthetic drugs. Monitored anesthetic surgeries and procedures.
  • Collected blood and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure, ICU Critical Care
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Radiology
BA
Health Care Administration
9

Veterinary Nurse Volunteer

  • Trained new nurses and new volunteers
  • Assisted with fundraising
  • Conducted diagnostic tests and medical treatment under veterinary supervision.
  • Monitored animals while the vet examines them and during treatment and provided house calls when necessary
  • Collected blood, urine and other samples and carried out in-house lab work with equipment available
  • Performed sterilization of instruments
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Veterinary Technology
10

Veterinary Nurse

Observed the behavior and condition of animals, monitored their clinical symptoms and ensured the comfort of clients and patients

  • Obtained relevant patient information and history during detailed physical exam and maintained proper and complete medical charts using digital data entry
  • Performed digital radiography, dental prophylaxis and laboratory tests on blood, urine, skin and feces to assist in diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems
  • Prepared patients for surgical procedures including drawing blood for analysis, placing IV catheters, administering pre-anesthetic drugs, preparing the incision site and monitoring while under anesthesia.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
Animal Science And As Pharmacy Technician

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