Veterinary Assistant Resume Example


Veterinary Assistant Resume Sample

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VETERINARY ASSISTANT RESUME TEMPLATE (TEXT FORMAT)

 

SUMMARY

A responsible, motivated, and educated veterinary assistant with 2+ years of experience providing support to veterinarians of private practices in medical and surgical procedures.

 

EDUCATION

ANIMAL BEHAVIOR COLLEGE

Veterinary Assistant Program

 

HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Veterinary Assistant Program; Bel Air MD

 

SKILLS

  • Pipe system layout configuration
  • Empathy
  • Passion for Animals
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Cooperation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Self Control
  • Dependability
  • Assist in emergency first aid
  • Sanitize examining rooms and surface areas
  • Administer medications
  • Provide care for animals after procedures
  • Assist vet and vet technicians with surgical procedures
  • Perform administrative duties such as updating files and processing payments

EXPERIENCE

VETERINARY ASSISTANT

Cedar Lane Animal Clinic | 2019 – 2020

  • Operated and maintained medical equipment
  • Maintained hospital and patient cleanliness using aseptic technique, proper protective equipment, and isolation protocol
  • Assisted doctors and technicians in the rooms for exams
  • Set up and performed radiographs, both dental and full body
  • Provided client communication

VETERINARY ASSISTANT

Smith Veterinary Hospital | 2018 – 2019

  • Provided compassionate and diplomatic client service
  • Answered the telephone and scheduling appointments
  • Cleaned and disinfected cages, kennels, and examining and operating rooms
  • Monitored and cared for animals after surgery
  • Maintained and sterilize surgical instruments and equipment
  • Helped maintain the flow of patients
  • Changed animal bandages, bedding, and kennel materials
  • Cared for animals by bathing, feeding, watering, and exercising
  • Educated owners about animal health, conditions, and proper care

 

Veterinary Assistant
Salaries
$27,102
National Average

min
max
 
$14,243
$58,564
 
Salary $14,243 – $58,564
 
Bonus $97.27 – $1,277
 
Profit Sharing $100 – $2,750
 
Commission $2,400
 
Total Pay $19,311 – $33,826
 

***Data are taken from payscale.com

 

Good Skills to Include on a Veterinary Assistant Resume

  1. Properly restrain animals when assisting the veterinarian with cephalic and saphenous venous sampling.
  2. Properly muzzle fractious animals.
  3. Handle and hold animals so as to generally avoid bites to themselves and to attending veterinarian.
  4. Demonstrate (or describe) the proper method of moving cattle and horses through chutes and into or out of stalls.
  5. Recognize and avoid potential safety hazards in the examination room or area.
  6. Handle animals in the examination room or area so as to prevent harm to patients and humans.
  7. Carefully observe patients and surroundings and reports observations to the attending veterinarian.
  8. Handle and use disposable “sharps” containers in a safe manner.
  9. Follow OSHA guidelines in collecting and disposing of bio-hazardous materials.

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