Work History

Work History
Jun 2012 - Present

Licensed Veterinary Technician

West Chelsea Veterinary Hospital
  • Provide medical treatment and care for in-hospital and out patients
  • Execute digital radiography
  • Perform dentistry
  • Prepare patients for surgery, and provide anesthesia monitoring and recovery
  • Dispense prescribed medications
  • Perform in-house lab diagnostics
  • Offer client communication and education
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

Veterinary Technician

Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital

Internship - June '11 - Aug '11

  • Restrained cats, dogs, rabbits, and guinea pigs
  • Assisted doctors with physical examinations
  •  Provided medical treatment and care for in-hospital and out patients
  •  Performed digital radiography and basic dentistry
  •  Prepared patients for surgery, and provided anesthesia monitoring and recovery
  •  Dispensed prescribed medications
  •  Performed in-house lab diagnostics
  • Offered client communication and education
Sep 2011 - Dec 2011

Veterinary Nursing Tutor

LaGuardia Community College
  • Provided assisted learning to veterinary technician students in the Veterinary Nursing program. 
  • Educated students to perform basic animal nursing skills taught in class: cat and dog restraint, basic anesthesia, and surgery preparation.
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Intern

IAVI (International Aids Vaccine Initiative)

Worked as an intern at an animal research facility as part of my summer internship. Participated in a ferret study.

  • Observed and assisted with animal procedures: necropsies, tissue collection, blood collection, injections, drug draws, animal care and husbandry
  • Performed general lab work: centrifuged and aliquot serum, prepared vials and blood tubes for animal procedures
  • Light office work: entered information of animal work into study notes
    Jul 2004 - Feb 2009

    Graphic Designer

    Crye-Leike, Realtors
    • Designed flyers, business cards, newspaper/magazine ads, and logos for company agents
    • Retouched photographs
    • Organized meetings with agents to discuss advertising and marketing strategies
    • Assisted the marketing director with company projects and organizing events
    • Contacted vendors for product information and quotes
    • Trained new employees
    Oct 2002 - Jul 2004

    Graphic Artist

    Gold Bond, Inc.
    • Created flyers and ads for company products
    • Prepared customer logos, art, and graphics on various merchandise for pre-press printing
    • Recreated and retouched artwork
    • Maintained catalog image files
    • Trained new employees

    Education

    Education

    Portfolio

    Portfolio

    Misc. Essays

    Portfolio

    Skills

    Skills

    Cornerstone

    Veterinary hospital software

    AVIMark

    Veterinary hospital software

    DVMax

    Veterinary hospital software

    Graphics

    Knowledge of pre-press/print production and typography.

    Computers

    PC and Macintosh platforms.

    Foreign Languages

    Portuguese and Spanish.

    AfterFX

    Motion graphic software

    Mircosoft Office

    Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    Acrobat

    QuarkXpress

    Graphic design software

    InDesign

    Graphic design software

    Illustrator

    Graphic design software

    Photoshop

    Graphic/photo software