Veterinary Assistant Resume Samples

A Veterinary Assistant is hired to take care of non-farm animals in an animal hospital, clinics, and laboratories. The job description includes doing routine tasks for the well-being of animals under the direct supervision of an animal scientist, veterinary technologists or Veterinarians. A well-drafted Veterinary Assistant Resume encompasses around the following duties – feeding, weighing and taking temperature notes of animals; monitoring and caring animals after surgeries, sterilizing surgical and other equipment, providing emergency first aid to sick animals, and collecting samples such as urine, blood, and tissues for testing.

To play this important role in assisting veterinaries and scientists, candidates will require the following skills – ability to move, restrain and hold animals for a long time; emotional strength and maturity; and good people skills. Those seeking to make a career in this field must possess a high school diploma or postsecondary education. Most employers provide on-the-job training, while some prefer their assistants to have prior work experience.

Veterinary Assistant Resume

Summary : A well organized team player that is quite proficient in all tasks assigned. I am very talented in creating a warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere for both patrons and co-workers. Eager to enhance my employment skills in a professional work environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Quick Books Pro

Description :

  • Maintained accurate pharmacy records and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs.
  • Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by the veterinarian.
  • Educated caregivers and guardians on animal care, nutrition, medical conditions, and disease management.
  • Assisted veterinarian during surgical procedures by creating and maintaining unobstructive surgical fields and passing instruments.
  • Administered oral or topical medications to boarding patients as specified by a veterinarian in animal's medical record.
  • Assisted veterinarian during immunologic, medical, surgical and diagnostic procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science


Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant Resume

Objective : To continue to propel myself forward on this Animal Science geared path. Unearthing new knowledge within the field and expanding my skillsets to better market myself for the next opportunity. After spending a year in the veterinary field and with the accolades of my peers and associates, i'm ready to face any new challenge head on at this early stage of my career.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Avimark

Description :

  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
  • Greet persons entering an establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
  • Perform administrative support tasks, such as transcribing handwritten information, or operating calculators or computers to work with pay records, invoices, balance sheets, or other documents.
  • Fill and ensure the accuracy of prescriptions, including measuring medications and labeling containers.
  • Prepare medications, vaccines, serums, or treatments, as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • File and maintain treatment records, as well as inventories of pharmaceuticals, equipment, or supplies.
  • Provide information or counseling regarding issues such as animal health care, behavior problems, or nutrition.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Animal Science


Certified Veterinary Assistant Resume

Headline : Dedicated and professional Veterinary Assistant with four years' experience in animal care that is passionate about promoting animal health and extending the lives of beloved pets. Areas of expertise include companion animal medicine, surgical assistance, and laboratory work.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Works. QuickBooks, ACT Database Management, UPS WorldShip, Typing 40WPM, Self Motivated, Detailed Oriented, Effective Interpersonal

Description :

  • Assist with answering calls and maintaining appointment and boarding calendar.
  • Providing appropriate animal restraint for examinations and surgeries conducted by veterinarians.
  • Clean and prepare treatment rooms and diagnostic equipment for veterinary exams procedures.
  • Maintain inventory and order processing of medications and other hospital supplies.
  • Provide medical treatments to animals under veterinary care with supervision from veterinarians.
  • Monitor pre-surgery and post-surgery animals to identify any difficulty with anesthesia.
  • Responsible for providing exceptional care including bathe, feed, walk and weigh animals.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Veterinary Assistant/veterinary Technician Resume

Headline : I am currently seeking a position as a veterinary assistant to become financially independent and to be given the opportunity to grow and better myself in the workplace. Once I become financially independent, I would like to begin my attendance at Stanbridge College to begin my studies in veterinary technology. Also, to improve the company's customer service in anyway possible.

Skills : Customer Service, Certified Veterinary Assitant

Description :

  • Administered routine, post-operative and daily treatments to animals in collaboration with the veterinarian.
  • Provided pet owners with excellent customer service and compassionate care for their pets.
  • Assisted in the treatment of animals in both routine and emergency situations.
  • Ordered supplies and conducted routine inventories of supplies and equipment.
  • Cared for animals pre-surgery, an assisted veterinarian in administering anesthetics by properly restraining patients.
  • Cared for post-operative animals by administering fluids, recording temperatures, and cleaning incision sites injected animals with medications.
  • Assisted in taking patient x-rays cleaned and sterilized surgical equipment experience (continued).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Biology

Veterinary Assistant In Surgery Resume

Objective : I would like to assist the veterinarians and veterinary technicians, to work as a team in ensuring quality veterinary care for all pets, to educate clients on all manners of pet health, as well as provide a safe and exceptional hospital environment. Animals have always been my passion, my goals for a career have always been animal related, learning how to better my skills to be the best animal care provider I can be. I am always excited, eager and willing to learn more and more.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Arcgis, Project Wild, Aquatic Wild

Description :

  • Prepare the surgery room for surgery, and prepare the patients by clipping and disinfecting the incision area, as well as help the technician intubate.
  • Help keep the hospital clean and restock basic supplies around the hospital.
  • Learned a lot about how it is to work in a clinic and how it is different than a hospital.
  • We have many veterinarians and other staff members here so i learned more on working together and communicating and being flexible.
  • Ordering medical supplies, contacting representatives from retail companies, managing our inventory, managing the monthly budget for products, and replacing equipment.
  • Skills used i demonstrated my organizational skills as well as my multitasking skills.
  • Proper cleaning of surgical and medical equipment, restraining animals in a safe and humane manner and much more.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Veterinary Assistant / Administration Clerk Resume

Objective : To obtain a position in a medical facility or laboratory where I can be part of a team making a contribution to improving human health and welfare by assisting medical personnel directly or through testing and research.

Skills : Draw Blood From Animals For Various Blood Work Test, Administer Medications To Animals Via Intravenously ,subcutaneously, Intramuscular And Oral, Run Bloodwork On Idexx Procyte And Catalyst DX Machines, Dental Prophylaxis On Animals, Take Digital Radiographs, Read A Fecal Flotation

Description :

  • Help maintain surgical equipment such as cleaning and sterilizing instruments as well as setting up surgery packages.
  • Such as, checking in pets for their stay at the hospital, maintaining charts by going through all charges on the invoice and rechecking boarding notes for all pets, and to take calls for treatment if they are in need of assistance.
  • Attend to the caretaking needs of the pets under our care by feeding, walking, and keeping a clean and safe environment for their stays like sanitizing kennels and providing beds, towels or blankets.
  • Keep watch on pets appetites if necessary switch pets diet during their stay.
  • Interact with customers when bringing pets to and from boarding, bathing, or treatment.
  • In case of the need for clarification or an emergency, I am able to call owners for information.
  • Properly give dog and cat nail trims, bathe both cats and dogs, and properly pick up pets in and out of the baths and dryers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Biology

Receptionist / Veterinary Assistant / Veterinary Technician Resume

Headline : As a hard-working and analytical individual, I enjoy working in an environment where my strong and diverse skill set is utilized. I pay attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture, and can multi-task without issue. I seek a position that will challenge me, and reward me with opportunity, experience, and knowledge.

Skills : Customer Service, Team Player, Time Management, Hard Worker, Bilingual Spanish

Description :

  • Monitor animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.
  • Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading and unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
  • Assist veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Administer anesthetics during surgery and monitor the effects on animals.
  • Collect laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.
  • Prepare feed for animals according to specific instructions, such as diets lists or schedules.
  • Prepare examination or treatment rooms by stocking them with appropriate supplies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Veterinary Assistant / Charge Nurse Resume

Summary : Dedicated, loyal, focused professional seeking a position as a Veterinary Assistant. Relocating to Southern California in the next few weeks and looking for employment. Reliable worker with the ability to quickly learn new concepts and skills. Backed by a solid work history, reputation as a team player and passion for helping others.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Installing Computers, Troubleshooting Computers, Technical Support

Description :

  • Venipuncture for blood draws and collections for testing including but not limited to, CBC, chemistries, electrolytes, coagulation panels, istat, blood typing, crossmatching as well as any other idexx lab sample collections.
  • Taking radiographs with film or digital radiography including appropriate animal positioning.
  • Anesthesia tech for any surgery with most monitoring capabilities such as non-invasive blood pressure, spo2, capnograph co2 with etco2, and ECG.
  • Keep accurate and updated records on treatment flow sheets and computer updates.
  • Administer whole blood, packed RBCs, and fresh frozen plasma to canine and feline patients.
  • Placement of nasal cannulas for o2 support and nasogastric tubes for nutritional support.
  • Use of medical math for fluid drip rates, drug dosages, fluid additives, and conversions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Liberal Arts

Veterinary Assistant / Administration Clerk Resume

Objective : Seeking a full-time position to gain knowledge and experience in a field related to the psychological and biological sciences where I will have the opportunity to grow professionally.

Skills : Medical File Management, Public Communication, Money Management, Sales Promotions, Team Work, Customer Satisfaction, Auditing, Organization, And Medical Terminology.

Description :

  • Responsibilities Perform various laboratory techniques, such as blood drawl, fecal and urine sample collection, ear swab collection, skin scraping, and fungal culture collection.
  • Set up and analysis of numerous diagnostics, such as intestinal parasite fecal exams, urinalysis, super chem/CBC, digital radiographs, and microscopic ear swab exams.
  • Convey medical treatment plans to clients incomprehensible laymen terms.
  • Properly record pets' appropriate medical information in a nationally connected computer program, Netware.
  • Manage the monthly corporate marketing order to help clients stay educated and active in their pets' health and to help associates remain aware of the pets' medical history.
  • Answer inbound and make outbound calls regarding appointment scheduling and patient inquiry.
  • Monitored animals undergoing treatment for changes and signs of improvement.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Veterinary Assistant/Dog Groomer Resume

Objective : Dedicated, loyal, focused professional seeking a position as a Veterinary Assistant. Relocating to Southern California in the next few weeks and looking for employment. Reliable worker with the ability to quickly learn new concepts and skills. Backed by a solid work history, reputation as a team player and passion for helping others.

Skills : Veterinary Assistant, Zookeeper, Animal Shelter Volunteer

Description :

  • Perform office reception duties, such as scheduling appointments and helping customers.
  • Perform hygiene-related duties, such as clipping animals' claws or cleaning/polishing teeth.
  • Prepare examination or treatment rooms by stocking them with appropriate supplies.
  • Educate or advise clients on animal health care, nutrition, or behavior problems.
  • Assist veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Administer medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed.
  • Collected tissue, feces, blood and urine samples for examination and analysis.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Veterinary Assistant Resume

Summary : Animal care professional with excellent customer relations skills and a genuine love for animals seeking a veterinary technician career that will be both challenging and rewarding in a busy veterinary practice.

Skills : Typing, Customer Service, Data Entry, Excel, Lotus Notes, Medical Terminology, Quality Assurance, Word

Description :

  • Helping maintain the flow of patients assisted front desk personnel with telephone calls.
  • Carrying out or setting up procedures that do not require veterinarian or vet tech assistance.
  • Adhering to hospital standards that keep pets safe, and the treatment areas, exam rooms, and labs clean and organized.
  • Educating clients about our optimum wellness plans and the importance of preventive care mentoring other members of the hospital team.
  • Responsibilities in managing and maintaining boarding pets daily functions, medications, and environments.
  • Educate pet owners on healthy and correct ways to care for cats and dogs.
  • Manage the monthly corporate marketing order to help clients stay educated and active in their pets' health and to help associates remain aware of the pets' medical history.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science