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Professional Summary
Veterinary Technician with almost 5 years in delivering comprehensive, onsite care to large animals. Clinical skills in equine intubation, restraint, and anesthesia. Experience in large animal restraint, breeding, husbandry, animal nutrition, and animal behavior and management. Focused Veterinary Technician with almost 5 years in providing comprehensive animal care support to veterinarians in high-volume office.
Skills
  • Intravenous injection
  • Oral and topical medication administration
  • Jugular intravenous catheterization
  • Urine sample collection and urinalysis
  • Equine lower leg wrap
  • Inhalant anesthesia
  • General anesthesia monitoring
  • Instrument pack sterilization
  • Surgical scrubbing procedures
  • Suction and cautery machine operation
  • Controlled substance management
  • Reconstituting medications and vaccines
Work History
veterinarian technician, 03/2004 to 12/2008
Arizona Equine Centre Gilbert, Arizona
  • Maintained accurate pharmacy records and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs.
  • Assisted veterinarian during medical and surgical procedures.
  • Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by veterinarian.
  • Induced anesthesia by inhalation or intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous injection.
  • Administered prescribed injectable controlled substances, tranquilizers, sedatives, and injectable or inhalant anesthetics.
  • 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 veterinarian in animal's medical record.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays.
  • Assisted veterinarian during immunologic, medical, surgical and diagnostic procedures.
  • Maintained daily progress records, surgery logs, x-ray logs, Drug Enforcement Administration logs and routine records.
  • Placed endotracheal tub to deliver oxygen and anesthetic gas to patients requiring inhalant anesthesia during surgical procedures.
  • Euthanized terminally ill patients.
  • Cleaned, restocked and organized examination rooms.
  • Fed, walked and bathed animals.

Education
certificate: Veterinarian technician, 2004
Apollo College - Mesa, Arizona
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Objective
To secure a position with a well established veterinary hospital where I can utilize my experience and expertise.
Summary

Compassionate, talented, highly-motivated Veterinarian with more than 15 years expertise in small-animal practice and emergency medicine. Extensive experience in treating and diagnosing a diverse multitude of animal diseases and injuries. Proficient in using diagnostic ultrasound. A Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, committed to providing expert animal diagnosis and treatment.

Experience
Animal Hospital at Vista Lakes Orlando, FL Associate Veterinarian 07/2018 to Current
  • Perform physical examinations, medical and surgical procedures, diagnose illnesses and formulate therapeutic plans on a daily basis
  • Perform ultrasounds
  • Perform dentals including dental extractions
Veterinary Emergency Clinic Casselberry, FL Part Time Veterinarian 09/2009 to Current
  • Successfully diagnose and treat each emergency case based on my knowledge and expertise
  • Perform emergency medical and surgical procedures
  • Monitor care and patient progress
  • Create treatment and recovery plans for hospitalized patients
  • Perform FAST ultrasound
VCA Howell Branch Animal Hospital Winter Park, FL Associate Veterinarian 08/2005 to 06/2018
  • Performed physical examinations, medical and surgical procedures, diagnosed illnesses and formulated therapeutic plans on a daily basis
  • Managed many of the complicated cases because of my knowledge, experience, and expertise in all areas of veterinary medicine
  • Performed ultrasounds (abdominal and echo)
  • Supervision and advancement in employee training
Barbados Wildlife Reserve St. Michael, Barbados Veterinarian 12/2003 to 07/2004
  • Provided veterinary and surgical care for primates, wildlife animals (birds, turtles, rabbits, deer, reptiles) and domesticated dogs and cats living on the wildlife reserve  
  • Actively involved in the many research projects involving the primates    
Education and Training
DVM: Veterinary Medicine Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine St. Kitts, West Indies Clinical year completed at North Carolina State University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC.
Bachelor of Science: Biology Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Continuing Education : Ultrasound Academy of Veterinary Imaging, Arlington, TX Courses taken: Introductory, Soft Tissue (intermediate and advanced), Echocardiography (Basics, Doppler and Hemodynamics), Applied Echocardiography (Treatment and Management of Heart Disease), Scan Only (soft tissue and echo), Feline Only and FAST (2008-2010).
Certifications
Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, certified in Canine/Feline Practice (December 2013- Present)
  • Credentials Committee- grade case reports
  • Outreach Committee- student outreach 
Professional Highlights
  • Diagnostician
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Ultrasound
  • Internal Medicine
  • Supervision and Training

Affiliations
Member, American Veterinary Medical Association (2009- present)