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Veterinarian

Senior

Managed 5 surgical patients, ensuring all clinic staff members are adhering to proper pre-and post-operative care of patients. Educated participants with all aspects of patient care and efficient/safe clinic practices. Work to prevent disease in animals and the spread of disease.

  • Examined animals pre-operatively to determine their ability to withstand surgery.
  • Inoculated animals and provide recommendations for follow-up care.
  • Supervised post-operative rechecks and order of medical treatments to ensure complete surgical recovery.
  • Obtained individual patient issues and provided appropriate solutions.
  • Articulated with Medical Director, to keep management apprised of all out of the ordinary situations.
  • Promoted the health and welfare of animals through client education and preventative medicine.
  • Handled and administered drugs accurately and following professional and health and safety guidelines. Dispose of any waste involved competently and swiftly and record all drugs administered to patients.
  • Provided suitable paperwork for animals traveling abroad, as well as inserting identification microchips.
  • Supported the Practice in its endeavors to improve and increase business through marketing, education, and self-improvement.

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Veterinary assistant

Senior

Conducted examination and interviews, review care plan, records, laboratory tests, and diagnostic imaging to determine animal treatment need. Provided care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering medications drugs, vaccines, and bandaging and wrapping wounds.

  • Supported patient examinations and operations by assembling required supplies and instruments, securing, and bringing patients to examination rooms, and restraining patients.
  • Filled prescriptions and administer medications, including proper documentation, logging, and security of controlled drugs.
  • Maintained a safe, secure, healthy, and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations.
  • Maintained medical records by documenting patients’ conditions, reactions, and changes; updated database in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Demonstrated correct procedures in catheter placement, phlebotomy, emergency medicine, and digital radiology.

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Veterinary technician

Senior

Assisted doctors with prep patients for surgery and minor procedures, and proactively set up any equipment/tools to be used for a patient as well as collect laboratory samples in accordance with the state's Veterinary Practice Act. Documented any changes in a pet’s condition and vital signs in medical records. Communicated with a doctor of any unusual medical or behavioral problems.

  • Supported veterinarians to ensure quality veterinary care, advocate for pets, and educated clients.
  • Helped veterinarians and the medical team to maximize productivity and maintain positive patient flow.
  • Communicated with clients about individualized pet health concerns and offer guidance on Hospitals Wellness Plan options, medications, and additional treatments.
  • Maintained relevant, comprehensive medical records with the support of practice systems, including hospitals database, PetWare, designed to obtain data for population research.
  • Obtained relevant health history and information from clients and maintain medical charts.
  • Utilized safe restraining techniques, follow standard protocols, and sustain clean, sterile, organized treatment areas, exam rooms, and labs.

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Veterinarian

Entry level

Educated communities on animal care and production, parasite control, and nutritional best practices. Provided exceptional care to owners by answering questions on animal health.

  • Diagnosed and treated various health issues, fractures, skin diseases, and digestive problems in dairy cattle and horses.
  • Advocated for optimal animal health by advising owners on the dietary needs of different animals accompanied by the recommended levels of exercise and daily activities.
  • Leveraged in-depth knowledge of various diseases in recognizing and recommending suitable treatment options for speedy animal recovery.

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Veterinary assistant

Entry level

Cleaned and sanitized examination rooms, operating rooms, and animal living spaces, including cages and kennels. Regularly fed, bathed, and exercised animals to ensure physical and hygienic health. Maintained and sanitized surgical equipment and instruments before and after all operative procedures.

  • Fed and provided animals with at regular intervals throughout the day, recording their weight and reactions to food.
  • Handled a variety of front office administrative responsibilities including scheduling appointments and directing patients into examination rooms.
  • Reassured clients that their pets are being cared for to the best of the veterinarian’s abilities and explained any issues, including lack of available appointments and insurance coverage.
  • Kept the animal clinic clean, ordered and restocked supplies, and walked animals throughout the day or as necessary.
  • Held and restrained animals during medical exams and surgical procedures and explained recovery instructions to owners and families.

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Veterinary technician

Entry level

Observed the condition and behavior of animals, bathed animals, clipped nails/claws, and brushed or cut animals’ fur. Provided general health care or emergency first aid to recovering or injured animals. Restrained animals during veterinarian exams or procedures as directed by the lead veterinarian.

  • Assisted veterinary manager by developing procedures for emergency and overnight staff to ensure accurate admission and care for animals.
  • Administered medications and X-rays, assisted during surgical procedures, monitored animals throughout their stay, and helped set up technician schedules.
  • Greeted patients and set them up in examination rooms as well as performed numerous veterinary nursing duties as needed.
  • Provided complex medical treatment under the direction of the licensed veterinarian while maintaining the county’s animal health care programs.
  • Exercised a deep knowledge of animal behavior and anatomy, as well as techniques for administering treatments and medications.

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Veterinarian

Experienced

Inspected pets, livestock, and horses collaborating with a team of 5 vets to treat a wide range of illnesses and perform complex surgeries. Advised pet owners on diet, production, immunization, and infection control. 

  • Organized weekly community vaccination clinics for pets, livestock, and horses, reducing animal deaths by 40% within 6 months.
  • Guaranteed commitment to the animal clinic by communicating with animal owners regarding upcoming clinics.
  • Boosted the community's milk production by 30% within 5 months through regular seminars on dairy best practices.

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Veterinary assistant

Experienced

Performed numerous duties to allow veterinarians to focus on the important tasks of diagnosing illnesses and injuries in animals under the practice’s care. Assisted with intake and discharge, cleaned rooms and equipment, conducted tests, and administered medications as directed by the supervising veterinarian.

  • Ensured examination rooms, treatment areas, operating areas, animal cages, and laboratories are organized and cleaned each day.
  • Made sure all animals were clearly identified, including during admission, daily hospital sheets, cage cards, and identification collars.
  • Provided empathetic care for hospitalized animals and reassured their owners remained calm and comfortable in waiting areas.
  • Liaised with veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and office workers to ensure exceptional continuity of animal care.
  • Communicated and educated animal owners, explaining administration of medications, follow-up care, diet recommendations, and general animal care.

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Veterinary technician

Senior

Prepared animals for X-rays, performed laboratory tests, and collected and organized data for the senior veterinarian. Administered anesthesia to animals and monitor their responses before, during, and after surgical procedures. Communicated with animal owners and instructed them about further care.

  • Conducted physical examinations to determine the nature of illnesses, injuries, and abnormalities in approximately 20 animals per day.
  • Assisted in general surgical procedures and demonstrated full knowledge of equipment used in private practices and medical clinics.
  • Collected, labeled, and maintained blood, urine, fecal, and brain tissue specimens for culture and microscopic examination.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular, intravenous, and subcutaneous immunizations as prescribed by the certified veterinarian on staff.
  • Rendered overnight emergency treatment to animals and determined if further treatment was needed in absence of the animal care specialist.

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Veterinarian

Senior

Championed animal health and wellness through regular seminars with farmers and dedicated research on a wide range of animal diseases. 

  • Designed and implemented targeted training and educational programs that developed veterinary experts in various fields.
  • Led a high-performing veterinary medical team that educated various communities on all facets of pet and cattle health.
  • Guaranteed the safety of pets, owners, and team members during canine treatment by using safe restraining techniques.
  • Leveraged in-depth research in preparing weekly publications on animal health and wellness.

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