Animal Health Technician Resume Samples

An Animal Health Technician usually called the veterinary technician undertakes the duty of assisting the veterinaries in treating injuries and illnesses in animals. Working normally in private clinics, these technicians will undertake the tasks mentioned on the Animal Health Technician Resume – performing a variety of lab and diagnostic tests, collecting and testing animal’s fluid and tissue samples, holding the animal when the veterinarian examines the animals, monitoring the animal movement, grooming animals, interacting with the animal owners and keeping them updated about the condition of their pets.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – knowledge of administering and controlling animals, ability to hold heavy animals and keep them under control; sustaining long working hours, a good understanding of animals’ behavior and ability to develop a good bond with animals. A veterinary technology degree is commonplace among applicants.

Animal Health Technician Resume example

Animal Health Technician Resume

Objective : Animal Technician is responsible for the daily care of animals in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

Skills : Empathy, Detail oriented, Physical stamina.

Description :

    1. Prepared treatment room for examination of animals; check equipment to ensure it is in working condition; restrain animals during examination, treatment, or inoculation.
    2. Handled all animals with care, transport animals to and from lab or surgical area, place and secure animals, take readings, and record findings on charts as necessary.
    3. Applied wound dressings, clean teeth, and take vital signs of the animal.
    4. Educated clients, complete patient invoices, and care for hospitalized patients.
    5. Observed animals in accordance with specific instructions for obvious symptoms of disease, injury or illness and inform the veterinarian of changes in behavior or appearance.
    6. Cleaned, disinfected and maintained cages, washing cages, floors, racks and holding areas for all animals; maintain animal living areas in an orderly and sanitary condition.
    7. Performed special cleaning of surgery rooms, washing with chemical solutions or other appropriate methods.
    8. Ensured animals are cared for, fed, and walked.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical


Jr. Animal Health Technician Resume

Objective : Duties include changing cages and racks, delivering food and water in accordance to established procedures, maintaining equipment and animal housing areas according to standard operating procedures and federal and state regulations. Perform record keeping duties such as per-diems records, animal health surveillance, feed logs, temperature/humidity charts, animal receipt and disposition logs.

Skills : Medical record keeping, Study coordination, protocol management.

Description :

    1. Executed all daily small animal and nonhuman primate technician procedures in compliance with appropriate safety, occupational health regulations, Good Laboratory Practices, and the Animal Welfare Act.
    2. Performed all animal technician functions for surgical procedures in compliance with pertinent regulations and guidelines as required by the protocol.
    3. Maintained and ordered surgical supply and equipment inventory.
    4. Provided technical support in areas of laboratory animal research and veterinary procedures in the facility.
    5. Managed surgical suites including equipment, radiology, personnel, supplies, sterilization, cleaning logs, documenting and maintaining accurate animal medical records.
    6. Performed administrative including preparing medical records management, correspondences, database entry, and maintenance, preparing reports, procuring supplies, mail, and forms control.
    7. Administered medications and treatments and photo by various routes as defined by SOP's
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical


Sr. Animal Health Technician Resume

Summary : Perform routine animal health-related tasks. Perform basic animal husbandry, cage washing, and assist with rodent colony maintenance (breeding, weaning, etc.). Operate computer, maintain records on animal deliveries, print and maintain all cage identification.

Skills : laboratory animal management, clinical assistance.

Description :

    1. Assisted in animal welfare alongside licensed Veterinarians.
    2. Conducted Animal health exams.
    3. Prepared for sterile minor/major surgeries, monitoring anesthesia via recording temperatures, heart rate, respiration, etc.
    4. Prepared biological samples via skin scraps, urinalyses, microscopy, etc.
    5. Recovered patients-post-operative care.
    6. Preformed humane euthanasia.
    7. Performed routine medical treatments.
    8. Engaged in emergency response training designed to provide surge capacity and sustainment of federal veterinary assistance and support.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Medical

Animal Health Technician I Resume

Objective :  Animal health technician is the caregiver for the animals living under the auspices of the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA. The HT works with veterinarians, health assistants, rehabilitators, animal control officers, animal care associates, customer care associates, volunteer coordinators, behavior specialists, adoption counselors and volunteers to ensure that each animal is healthy and ready upon live release.

Skills : Laboratory Animal Management, Clinical assistance.

Description :

    1. Followed the protocol to ensure the health and welfare of the animals in care.
    2. Coordinated order details to include selection, packaging and confirming accuracy.
    3. Kept accurate records of breeding, feeding, cleaning, and care of animals.
    4. Maintained responsibility for sanitation of the animal care, shipping, storage, and support areas.
    5. Transferred of materials into and out of animal barrier following Envigo guidelines.
    6. Produced and maintained detailed records of work performed.
    7. Maintained work area in an organized, clean, and safe condition.
    8. Operated washing and sterilizing equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical

Animal Health Technician II Resume

Headline : Animal Health Technician performs daily health monitoring, clinical care, surgical support and enrichment for laboratory animals.

Skills : Customer Service / Client Education, Veterinary Medicine, Diagnostic Research.

Description :

    1. Assist in all aspects with working side by side and in the room with the Veterinarian.
    2. Learn several techniques for restraining and assisting with Veterinary direction.
    3. Manager of Kennel Staff and coordinator of supplies needed to run the hospital.
    4. All hospital issues and needs responsibility.
    5. Engaged in emergency response training designed to provide surge capacity and sustainment of federal veterinary assistance and support.
    6. Set up vaccines and stocked food and supplies making sure that we would always have what we needed weekly.
    7. Worked as a team player whenever asked to do anything.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Medical

Animal Health Technician III Resume

Summary : The purpose of this position is to provide technical support in regards to animal care and husbandry for small animal models used to study neuro degenerative diseases. We will consider candidates without prior experience in an animal research facility as well as provide proper training in animal handling and bio-safety.

Skills : phlebotomy, histology, staff training.

Description :

    1. Assisted in all aspects with working side by side and in the room with the Veterinarian.
    2. Learned several techniques for restraining and assisting with Veterinary direction.
    3. Coordinated of supplies needed to run the hospital.
    4. Floater staff and worked in all areas of the hospital and assisted in surgeries or wherever needed to help the flow of the hospital to run smoothly.
    5. Assisted in dental surgeries and learned how to take x-rays for details.
    6. Set up vaccines and stocked food and supplies making sure that we would always have what we needed weekly.
    7. Worked as a team player whenever asked to do anything.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Medical

Asst. Animal Health Technician Resume

Objective : To expand experience and knowledge in animal care within an industry that is value-driven, while contributing to an organization that has the vision to appreciate that its success is a by-product of its teamwork and commitment to its human assets.

Skills : Laboratory animal management, Clinical assistance.

Description :

    1. Engaged in emergency response training designed to provide surge capacity and sustainment of federal veterinary assistance and support.
    2. Scratched cattle in an Agricultural Research Service trial of Cydectin and Dectomax.
    3. Worked with the RFID reader and wand, entered data into the MIMs tracking system while scratching and tagging herds with RFID tags.
    4. Prepared blood samples for EIA tests and completed test charts Assisted Texas Animal Health Commission with reviewing Certificate of Veterinary Inspections and EIA results at local parades and rodeos.
    5. Attended a pesticide application conference at South Texas Tropical Medicine & Vector-Borne Disease HPAI Outreach Being a liaison to local business for HPAI information.
    6. Organized an Excel spreadsheet to better manipulate the inputted data to reflect the areas of interest.
    7. Assisted State Livestock Inspector's Visited state livestock sale barns Collected blood for EIA tests at the Tulsa Horse Sale Assisted in sampling backyard flocks for the National Poultry Improvement Program.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical

Associate Animal Health Technician Resume

Headline : Assistant Animal Technician will have a critical role in ensuring that daily animal health and husbandry procedures are performed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

Skills : Laboratory and Animal Management, Clinical assistance.

Description :

    1. Performed cursory physical examination; distinguish normal from the abnormal heart and respiratory sounds, abnormal abdominal palpation findings, gait, and abnormal behavior.
    2. Administered medications topically, orally, or by injections.
    3. Calculated drug dosage based on accurate body weight and administer medication as prescribed by the attending veterinarian.
    4. Drew blood from animals to detect heartworms and other illnesses; perform fecal flotation for detection of internal parasites; prepare and submit samples for analysis by a commercial or centralized military laboratory.
    5. Maintained breeding colonies of various animals, which included; breeding, feeding, weaning and keeping records of activities.
    6. Cleaned cages, feeding equipment, and animal rooms; spray disinfectant and mop floors and walls.
    7. Observed health conditions and behavior of animals; report injuries, disease or abnormal behavior to a supervisor or designated person.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Medical

Lead Animal Health Technician Resume

Summary : Responsible for the execution of approved protocols for animal nutrition in an accurate fashion. Position will assist in conducting research trials and collecting data including animal weighing, feeding, collection per protocol, milking and mixing feed.

Skills : Animal handling, Behaviour, Operations, Team Building, Marketing.

Description :

    1. Obtained patient histories and recording vital signs, prepare for and facilitate multiple doctors simultaneously while maintaining general maintenance and appearance of multiple exam rooms.
    2. Prepared and completed diagnostic testing, including, but not limited to: skin scraping, venipuncture, CBC and/or Chemistries, fecals, and cytology.
    3. Assisted veterinarian(s) before, during, and after surgical procedures.
    4. Included Client counseling abilities pet wellness, preventative care, prescription administration, and puppy/kitten education.
    5. Used experience and knowledge, performed exams, laboratory testing, vaccinations, grooming, intakes, adoption counseling, adoptions, inventory, drug and needle records.
    6. Supervised volunteers and spoke at public engagements on humane education.
    7. Researched and brought in Shelter Outreach Services to alter shelter animals and began our county's low-income spay/neuter program, altering over 1,000 animals in a couple of short years.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Medical

Animal Health Technician Resume

Summary : Responsible for performing husbandry duties, including cleaning/transporting caging and providing food and water; performing clinical observations of animals to determine morbidity/mortality, administering substances to animals; collecting and handling data and specimens; euthanizing animals.

Skills : Management, Quality Control, Quality Control, Inspection.

Description :

    1. Assisted veterinarians in the operating room, rending emergency care within the scope of duties as directed by the veterinarian.
    2. Maintained sanitary kennels and facilities.
    3. Conducted physical examinations, gave medication, fed and maintained the hygiene of animals.
    4. Provided veterinary care and treatment for privately-owned animals as part of the program which helped to promote their health and well-being.
    5. Educated the public and industry regarding biosecurity practices to protect against Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) and other foreign animal diseases.
    6. Maintained government property (Vehicle/travel account/cell phone/laptop) to be prepared to respond on very short notice in the event of a foreign animal disease outbreak anywhere in the United States.
    7. Utilized Emergency Management Response System (EMRS) database to manage data and generate reports pertaining to foreign animal disease investigations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science