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                                                                Veterinary Technician / Assistant

Theresa Baker

1228 24th St. Lot 29

Vero Beach, Florida, 32960


Work experience

Jul 2005Apr 2009

Veterinary Technician

Live Oak Animal Hospital

Worked as room technician handleing animals, taking temperatures and brief history of the days visit. Collected stool, blood samples for testing whether in house or sent to right laboratory. Assisted Dr's in rooms and performed directed treatment of patients.  Performed radiology (digital) and downloaded into correct patient history within Avimark. Varied duties all around the office including inventory, purchasing medications and keeping track through Avimark.  This office was for the most part paperless except for check in sheets. Set up and assisted with various sugical procedures and recovery.

Intubated patients, administerd antibiotics and anesthetics.  Performed Dental Prophys, ear flushes, skin scrapes, fluorescene eye stains and wound treatments.

Answered phones, scheduled appointments and made after care follow up calls.

Mar 2004Apr 2005

Deli Associate

Wal-Mart Supercenter

Worked as Deli Assosiate assisting customers with products needed such as slicing cheese and deli meat. Filled orders from line of customers for hot / cold case foods. Weighed and price labled product being sold. Preparation of all food items within deli. Cleaned off counters and slicers in between customer making sure deli was sanitary for next in line. Closed down the deli at 10:00 pm when we would shut down and clean everything including friers, hot/cold cases, rotissary, washed all dishes, pots, pans and carts. Swept and hosed down floor, closed lights, then took out all trash.

Feb 1994Jul 2004

Vet Tech /Office Manager

Pinewoods Animal Hospital

Began as Receptionist answering phones, scheduling appoinments and collection of paqyment for services rendered. Advised and assisted clients with their pets.

After 1 year moved to the back to train to become a technician. Excelled in the area by administering injectable medications, vaccines and anesthetics. Performed Dental Prophy's, treatments on all types of animals including reptiles and avians. Set up and prepped patient for surgical procedures, shaved and cleaned area to be operated on.  Assisted Dr. in surgery and recovered patients.

Drew blood and took stool samples to be tested in house and or sent out to Antech.

Performed such blood tests, ear cytology etc.

Also performed office tasks such as inventory, ordering of all medications, products and medical equipment.  Staff traiining, accounts receivable / payable, collections,

Filled prescription and went over instructions with client on proper way to medicate their pet.

Kennel cleaning, walking of dogs, and used check list on kennel doors for each individual patient staying.


May 1983Present

High School

Westwood High School