Hannah Giumento

Hannah Giumento

Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Present

Lab Assistant

Purdue ITAP Operations
  • Assist Purdue Students with technology problems
  • Customer service
  • Answer phones
  • Technical skills to fix a PC, Mac, or printer
May 2012 - Present

Veterinary Technician Practicum Student

Northeast Indiana Emergency and Specialty Hospital
At Northeast Indiana Emergency and Specialty Hospital (NIVES) I worked over 480 hours in 12 weeks working as a surgery nurse, ER nurse, ICU nurse, and an Internal medicine nurse. While I was there I prepared a toxicology reference binder for the receptionists to use as a quick reference. The toxicology binder contains common toxic plants in the Northeast Indiana area, as well as, important phone numbers, common questions to ask when someone calls in with suspected toxicity, and numbers of other clinics in the area. Some other things I did for the clinic is make client education handouts and create standard operating procedures.Here is a list of some of my daily tasks:
  • Moniting Vitals
  • Intubation
  • Blood draws
  • Surgical preparation
  • Recoving of partient after surgery
  • Assisting Veterinarian when needed
  • Filling medications
  • Nail trim
  • IV catheter placement
  • Positioning for diagnostic radiographs
  • Restraint of dogs, cats, and some exotics
  • Induction of anesthesia
  • Administering SQ, IM, and IV injections
  • Performing differentials
  • Running of blood work using an IDEXX machine
  • General patient care 
Aug 2006 - Aug 2011

Kennel Assisant

Dupont Animal Care Center
  • Assisted groomers with bathing as well as drying animals
  • Client interaction
  • Disinfection of kennel
  • General care of dogs and cats
  • Kennel improvement projects
  • Exercising animal in outdoor pen
  • Performed proper restraint of animals
Jul 2010 - Aug 2010

Veterinary Technician Externship Student

Dupont Veterinary Clinic

At Dupont I spent six weeks (240 hours) working as a veterinary technician externship student.  During this time I gave recommendations to better improve Dupont, I presented a powerpoint presentation on how to do a differential, and expanded on my skills I learned while at Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Here is a list of some of my daily tasks:

  • Filling out paperwork to send out samples
  • Reading of fecals
  • Ran fecals using a centrifuge
  • Placing of IV catheters
  • Collection of blood
  • Running in house blood work
  • Monitoring patient during surgery
  • Intubation
  • Surgical preparation
  • Recovery of patient
  • Restraint of dogs, cats, and exotics
  • Preparation of medications
  • Nail trimming
  • Administering SQ, IM, and IV injections
  • Taking and positioning of radiographs
  • Ear cytology
  • Fecal cytology 
  • Induction of anesthesia
  • Microchipping
  • Filing of records

Education

Education
Aug 2009 - Dec 2011

Associate of Veterinary Technology

Purdue University

During my time studying for my associate degree, I worked over one thousand hours in the Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Skills

Skills

Clinical Pathology

  Perform PCV and total protein Performed urinalysis Manual complete blood count (CBC) Analyzed red blood cell morphology Analyzed white blood cell morphology Analyzed platelet morphology Performed platelet count

Lab Animal

  IP, IM, SQ,  and IV injections Calculating dilutions Proper restraint Oral Lavage Blood collection  

Exotics

  Proper restraint of exotics Nail and feather trimming for birds    

Anesthesia of Small Animal

  Created protocols Monitored anesthesia Understanding of plain of anesthesia Intubation Keeping of anesthetic record every five minutes IV catheter placement Esophageal stethoscope placement Correct placement of an ECG  

Large Animal Nursing

  General care of large animals Perform proper restraint Perform physicals Removal of horse shoes Picking out feet of horses IM, SQ, and IV injections Catheter placement Blood collection  

Small Animal Nursing

  Administered IM, SQ, and IV injections Nail Trimming Restraint of animals including exotics Performed physicals Performed general eye exam Dispensing medications to animals Cephalic catheter placement  Lateral saphenous catheter placement Ear cleaning Ear cytology Fecal exam Obtain temperature, heart reate, and respiration General patient care Collection of urine by cysto, catheter, or free catch Blood collection from dogs and cats Administered SQ fluids Monitored and maintained IV fluids