VETERINARY ASSISTANT RESUME TEMPLATE (TEXT FORMAT)
A responsible, motivated, and educated veterinary assistant with 2+ years of experience providing support to veterinarians of private practices in medical and surgical procedures.
ANIMAL BEHAVIOR COLLEGE
Veterinary Assistant Program
HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Veterinary Assistant Program; Bel Air MD
- Pipe system layout configuration
- Passion for Animals
- Attention to detail
- Customer and Personal Service
- Analytical Thinking
- Self Control
- 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
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
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
||$14,243 – $58,564
||$97.27 – $1,277
||$100 – $2,750
||$19,311 – $33,826
***Data are taken from payscale.com
Good Skills to Include on a Veterinary Assistant Resume
- Properly restrain animals when assisting the veterinarian with cephalic and saphenous venous sampling.
- Properly muzzle fractious animals.
- Handle and hold animals so as to generally avoid bites to themselves and to attending veterinarian.
- Demonstrate (or describe) the proper method of moving cattle and horses through chutes and into or out of stalls.
- Recognize and avoid potential safety hazards in the examination room or area.
- Handle animals in the examination room or area so as to prevent harm to patients and humans.
- Carefully observe patients and surroundings and reports observations to the attending veterinarian.
- Handle and use disposable “sharps” containers in a safe manner.
- Follow OSHA guidelines in collecting and disposing of bio-hazardous materials.
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