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Professional Summary
Animal lover with care, patience and concern for all pets.
Skills
  • Vet tech background
  • Upbeat and energetic
  • Trustworthy
  • Compassionate
  • Responsible
Work History
November 2007-November 2008 Veterinarian Assistant | Town & Country Veterinary Hospital | Tazewell, VA Assisted in the examination and administering  of medications to cats and dogs, performing tasks in surgery and x-ray examinations. Maintained a clean work and pet environment. Answering calls and scheduling of exams and surgery.
April 2001-November 2007 Customer Service Representative | AT&T Wireless | Lebanon, VA Communication with wireless customers in regard to billing, statements, plans and devices. Handled incoming calls in a professional and courteous manner with customer satisfaction.
Education
1998 High School Diploma: Honaker High School, Honaker, VA
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Summary

Enthusiastic animal care professional with a track record for maintaining exceptional relationships with the public.  High ability to multi-task and incredibly focused on getting results in a timely matter. A real go-getter and upbeat team member.  Who has knowledge of the care, control and handling of dogs and other animals.  Who has experience with recognizing symptoms of Rabies and quarantine methods and procedures.  Reputation for accountability, and flexibility.  Professional with exceptional interpersonal skills who takes pride in the employer they work for.

Highlights
  • Up to date rabies titer 
  • Ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of various zoonotic diseases
  • Experience in medicating and administering vaccinations in dogs and cats
  • Experience with assisting during euthanasia
  • General knowledge of laws, and ordinances
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent record keeping capabilities
  • Experience with handling fractious dogs and cats safely
Experience
Veterinarian Assistant / Training Coordinator 10/2016 to Current Chesdin Animal Hospital Dinwiddie, VA
  • Supports animal care by determining animal requirements; assisting during examinations and surgeries; feeding, medicating, and caring for animals; maintaining supplies and equipment.
  • Supports animal examinations by assembling required supplies and instruments; securing and bringing animals to examination room; restraining animals; providing assistance as directed; explaining animal's status to customer.
  • Courteous, professional, and empathetic customer service.
  • Provide essential training for staff, to include OSHA requirements.
Patient Service Representative 12/2015 to 10/2016 Southside Urology Colonial Heights, VA
  • Conduct patient interviews to obtain current registration information and insurance verification
  • Provide financial consultations for patients
  • Set up payment plans, follow up with patients on any outstanding balances.
  • Cashier, collect coinsurance/copay/deductibles
  • Patient files and records management.
Associate - part time 04/2015 to 12/2015 Grantiques Colonial Heights, VA
  • Set up, track inventory in store, and at estate sales; arrange displays
  • Collect payments, give change, provide receipts
  • Assist customers with merchandise, provide exceptional customer service
Patient Service Representative 08/2013 to 02/2015 New Hanover Regional Medical Center Wilmington, NC
  • Scheduled appointments; Verify insurance eligibility
  • Collect co-pays, provide receipts and log them appropriately at time of check in
  • Provide necessary forms to patients, review for accuracy, and notify clinical staff when patient is ready
Registration Representative 01/2009 to 07/2013 Southside Regional Medical Center Petersburg, VA
  • Conduct patient interviews to obtain current registration information and insurance verification
  • Set up payment plans, follow up with patients on any outstanding balances
  • Cashier, collect coinsurance/copay/deductibles
DMV and Billing Clerk 04/2008 to 12/2008 Colonial Honda Colonial Heights, VA
  • Processed all DMV work for two dealerships, re-assigned vehicle titles
  • Processed retail deals such as finalizing, and lien payoffs
  • Handle any customer and or bank calls regarding DMV work
Sales Administrator 05/2004 to 03/2008 Colonial Honda Chester, VA
  • Managed all used and new car inventory, processed all paperwork
  • Handled all vendors and organized all auctions held on property
  • Assisted wholesalers and used car manager when needed
Education
High School Diploma: General Studies 2003 Dinwiddie High School Dinwiddie, VA, USA
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Professional Summary
Motivated veterinary technician student with wide-ranging abilities relating to animal care and animal medicine. Hopefully trying to find a part-time job to be able to have more support while taking online classes.
Skills
  • Upbeat and energetic
  • Flexible
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Life-long pet owner
  • Resourceful
  • Enthusiastic
  • Responsible
  • Works well outdoors
  • Confident
  • Patient
  • Team player
  • Organized
  • Trustworthy
  • Self-motivated
Work History
Volunteer 09/2012 to 05/2013
River City Pet Hospital Marietta, Oh
  • Fed and exercised animals each day.
  • Kept clear and accurate records on animal behavior, food intake and medications.
  • Retained customers by calling and sending reminder cards for appointments.
  • Advised owners regarding animal care and supplementary training at home.
  • Updated client records and added appointments to company calendar.
  • Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment at all times.
  • Managed specific animal diets in consultation with a veterinarian.
  • Administered medications as directed by veterinary staff.
  • Cleaned animal enclosures and performed minor maintenance.
  • Observed animals' physical conditions to detect illness.
  • Maintained accurate and detailed logs and inventories of animals, food and equipment.
  • Greeted customers in a pleasant manner and escorted them to the examination room.
  • Cleaned and maintained laboratory area.
  • Interpreted test results and explained them to pet owners.
  • Filled prescriptions and coordinated refills for clients.
  • Weighed and examined animals and recorded information in files.
  • Administered routine, post-operative and daily treatments to animals in collaboration with the veterinarian.
  • Cared for animals pre-surgery, including administering anesthetics.
  • operated diagnostic equipment such as a microscope
  • collected body tissue, feces, blood, urine and other bodily fluids needed for analysis
  • sterilized instruments and equipment for necessary procedures
Kennel Tech 07/2013 to Current
Humane Society of the Ohio Valley Marietta, Oh
  • Examined animals to determine the nature of disease and injuries.
  • Brushed, bathed and conditioned animals' coats.
  • Kept clear and accurate records on animal behavior, food intake and medications.
  • Advised owners regarding animal care and supplementary training at home.
  • Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment at all times.
  • Evaluated animals to determine their temperaments, abilities and aptitude for training.
  • Managed specific animal diets in consultation with a veterinarian.
  • Administered medications as directed by veterinary staff.
  • Cleaned animal enclosures and performed minor maintenance.
  • Observed animals' physical conditions to detect illness.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels, equipment and work areas.
  • Unloaded and taken care of animals received from animal control and public
  • administered medications and immunizations to the shelter animals.
  • Relieved stress from living in a shelter environment by walking, playing and tending to dogs. Recorded activity and noted any unusual behavior or medical issues
  • Operated diagnostic equipment such as a microscope
  • Collected blood for diagnostic testing such as heartworm testing and combo testing ( I am the only one in the shelter able to do these tasks)
Part-time Veterinarian Assistant 12/2014 to Current
Colegate Woods Veterinary Hospital Marietta, Oh
  • Fed and exercised animals each day.
  • Kept clear and accurate records on animal behavior, food intake and medications
  • Called customers for reminders for appointments the next day
  • Updated client records and added appointments to company calendar.
  • Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment at all times.
  • Managed specific animal diets in consultation with a veterinarian.
  • Administered medications as directed by veterinary staff.
  • Observed animals' physical conditions to detect illness.
  • Maintained accurate and detailed logs and inventories of animals, food and equipment.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for necessary procedures.
  • Performed routine laboratory and diagnostic tests.
  • Cleaned kennels, animal holding areas, examination and operating rooms
  • Collected body tissue, feces, blood, urine or other body fluids for examination and analysis.
Education
high school diploma: 2013 Marietta High School - Marietta, Oh

 

  • graduated with a cumulative gpa of 3.8
  • emphasis in science; honors classes in biology and chemistry
  • coursework in Animal Science and Technology
  • member of National Honor Society
  • member of FFA; won such awards- Star Chapter Farmer, Outstanding Senior, Greenhand FFA degree, Chapter FFA degree, State FFA degree and recently awarded (2015) American FFA degree (the highest award given for outside work in FFA at the national level; 2nd person ever to be awarded this from Marietta High School)
studying to become a L.V.T: veterinary technology Current Penn Foster College -
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Summary
Line Cook with 8 years of experience in high-pressure culinary environments. Skilled in preparing large volumes of food quickly and efficiently. Seeking to use culinary skills and expertise to prepare a special variety of dishes in a professional, rewarding environment.
Skills

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) 
  • International culinary skills
  • Ability to handle fast-paced environment
  • Willing to work under pressure
  • Focused and discipline
  • Well-tuned palette 

 

 

 

 

  •  Team-oriented
  • Comfortable standing for long time periods
  • Delivers exceptional customer service
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Strong customer relationship builder

Work History
05/2015 to 03/2017
Head Chef/ Waitress Chillis Durham NC
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Reduced food costs by 15 percent by using seasonal ingredients, setting standards for portion size and minimizing waste.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
  • Properly labeled and stored all raw food ingredients including produce, meat, fish, poultry, dairy and dry goods in the appropriate storage room, walk-in refrigerator, freezer or cooler.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces when beginning a new task to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times.
  • Patient and diplomatic when dealing with guest complaints
  • Efficient at taking orders and serving guest meals
06/2015 to 08/2016
Receptionist/ Veterinarian Assistant Academy Veterinarian Hospital Durham NC


  • Conducted daily accounting on all finances, deposits and safe.
  • Scheduled all appointments, appearances and briefings.
  • Organized files for hospital proceedings.
  • Answered and directed calls using the multi-line switchboard.
  • Cleaned kennels, animal holding areas, examination and operating rooms, and animal loading/unloading facilities.
  • Provided emergency first aid to animals as needed.
  • Operated diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment and interpreted the resulting images.
  • Trained and socialized puppies including housetraining and ending destructive behaviors.
  • Bathed, trimmed and provided other grooming services for domestic pets.
09/2014 to 06/2015
RTV Clerk Bed Bath And Beyond Durham NC
  • Examined, categorized and sorted incoming documents.
  • Maintained physical and computer-based filing systems.
  • Tracked incoming and outgoing files and materials.
  • Located missing file materials.
  • Responded to internal and external requests for information.
  • Followed-up with staff and customers regarding missing or needed information.
  • Prepared new files and assigned tracking identification numbers.
  • Upheld confidentiality of all information.
  • Trained junior staff on department procedures.
  • Wrote documents outlining file management protocols.
  • Operated a cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with 100% accuracy.
  • Stocked and replenished merchandise according to store merchandising layouts.
  • Priced merchandise, stocked shelves and took inventory of supplies.
  • Cleaned and organized the store, including the checkout desk and displays.
  • Alerted customers to upcoming sales events and promotions.
  • Identified potential shoplifters and alerted management.
  • Trained 3 new sales associates each quarter.
  • Handled all customer relations issues in a gracious manner and in accordance with company policies.
  • Welcomed customers into the store and helped them locate items.
  • Used time efficiently when not serving customers




01/2011 to 04/2013
Assistant Manager Zaxbys Durham, NC
  • Checked temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, and heating equipment to ensure proper functioning
  • Cleaned and inspected galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas
  • Cleaned and organized eating, service, and kitchen areas
  • Cleaned and sterilized equipment and facilities
  • Trained kitchen staff on proper use of equipment, food handling, and portion sizing.
  • Supervised kitchen staff of 20 people and ensured proper event set-up, food preparation, kitchen clean-up and proper shut down.
  • Handled currency and credit transactions quickly and accurately.
  • Prepared quality products while maintaining proper food safety practices, portion control and presentation within service goal times.
  • Strictly followed all cash, security, inventory and labor policies and procedures.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage or cross-contamination.
  • Reported to all shifts wearing a neat, clean and unwrinkled uniform.
  • Reported to each shift on time and ready to work.
  • Communicated openly and honestly with the management team during each shift to ensure it ran smoothly.
  • Routinely moved and stocked food products weighing up to 40 pounds.                                               
Education
2016
Associate of Science : Drafting and Design
ITT TECH - Durham, NC






2013
Associate of Applied Science: Culinary
Art Institute - Durham NC



2011
High School Diploma:
Riverside HighSchool - Durham NC

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Accomplishments

Creative Generation Excellence Award 2011

International Artist Award 2007

Artist of the year Award 2004

Certifications

certified camp counselor 2011

certified Sunday school teacher 2009