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Veterinary Technician

Location:
Baytown, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 30, 2018

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Catherine Shook-Baird

ac39g4@r.postjobfree.com

832-***-**** [mobile] Baytown TX 77520

Summary

I am a hard-working woman with an open mind to new ideas and learning new skills. I communicate well with others and love working with people of all ages. I am willing to work over time if needed and occasionally holidays and weekends. I am an up spirited person and look towards the bright side in every perspective. I love to learn new ideas and plan to further my career in the veterinary field.

Career Highlights

Experience

Lead Surgery Technician

Pet Vet Animal Hospital-Baybrook

August 2016-November 2017

Duties/Responsibilities: Gather history from clients on annual exams and/or illness exams, Run Blood work, obtain TPR for surgeries, Place IV catheter, Intubate, Monitor anesthesia, perform digital dental radiographs and dental cleaning, chart dental information, familiar with anatomy and medical terminology on dentals, explain procedures to clients and keep them informed during anesthetic procedures, wrap surgery packs.

Veterinary technician

VCA KINGWOOD

January 2014- March 2016

Duties/Responsibilities: Gather History from clients on annual exams, or illness exams, collect samples, place IV catheter, run blood samples, set up and read fecal results and urinalysis. Digital Radiology, Full Mouth Dental Radiology and dental cleanings, monitor anesthesia, prepare for surgeries. Communicate and educate clients on health care and wellness of their family member.

Veterinary Technician

Bayside Animal Hospital

February 2008 - March 2013 • Kemah, Texas

Checked Patients in for surgeries and appointments, speak with clients on proper manners and preventative care with the animal, such as dental care and weight management. I am able to perform dental procedures, performed phlebotomy and fecal samples when needed. I am able to read fecals and lab work. I am able to place IV catheters, intubate, and monitor during surgical procedures. I also am able to perform radiographs, dental and body. I help with the front desk when needed, answering phones, setting appointments and communicating any questions that the Owner may have.

Veterinary Technician

BayGlen Animal Hospital

January 2006 - January 2007 (1 years) • Clear Lake, Texas

Checked Patients in for surgeries and appointments, performed dental procedures, performed phlebotomy and fecal samples when needed. I am able to read fecals and lab work. I am able to place IV catheters, intubate, and monitor during surgical procedures. I also am able to perform digital radiographs for dentals and full body.

Veterinary Technician

Montrose Veterinary Clinic

February 2003 - April 2005 (2 years 2 months) • Houston, Texas

Front Office duties include answering telephones, setting appointments, filing charts, pulling charts for the next day, check out clients, count cash at end of day. Back Office Duties include call animal back for appointment, get weight and temp from animal, fecal (float and direct), urinalysis, vaccines, prep animal for surgeries, dentals, x-rays, charting during surgeries and dentals, walk animals, clean cages in treatment area, clean and wrap surgical instruments, draw blood for heartworm test and surgeries, assist doctors.

Medical Assistant

Texas ENT

December 2002 - March 2003 (3 months) • Houston TX

Room pt.’s, complete pt. history and physical forms, assisting doctor in minor procedures, logging BP, picking up scans from hospital for DR and nurses, cleaning and sterilizing instruments, setting up rooms.

Team Leader

Centralized Showing Services

March 1999 - February 2000 (11 months) • Houston TX

Set Appointments for Real Estate Agents. Handled complaint calls. Managed break schedule. Supervised a group of 15+ employees.

Education

Education America

Certification-medical assistant

2002

Education America

Vocational

North Shore High School

High School or equivalent

1998-graduated with High School Diploma

Languages

English (Fluent)



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