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Camila Foster
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Highly trained Veterinary Technician with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in both Private and Research facilities. Pursuing a Degree in Biology, emphasis in Animal and Human Physiology, with courses in Pathology and Scanning Electron Microscopy. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to medical research and data integrity.  Goal to transition from role in animal care to being more integrated in the science of medical intervention.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Direct communication and follow-through
  • Coordination
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail and Quality Assurance
  • Judgment and Decision Making
Animal Technician Leader/Coordinator Jun 2010 - Present
W.L. Gore & Associates Flagstaff, AZ
  • Lead a team of fifteen technical associates.
  • Act as liaison between the Animal Technician team and all other pre-clinical teams.
  • Coordinate animals procurement and manage capacity levels as well as current and past records.  
  • Perform vendor audits and compose required reports.  
  • Guide facility tours for associates and visiting physicians.
  • Perform training for Science Center and Vivarium access.
  • Collaborate with EH&S around safe and ergonomic work practices within the vivarium and play active role in implementation of improvements.
  • Maintain current training and ability to preform, and fill in as a trainer for, all basic and advanced animal care functions.
  • Assist the team in maintaining compliance with AAALAC, IACUC, FDA & USDA regulations; including assisting in accreditation and audits. 
Animal Technician Nov 2006 - Jun 2010
W.L. Gore & Associates Flagstaff, AZ
  • Completed daily health evaluations including observation of behavior and condition of animals and monitoring of clinical symptoms.
  • Animal husbandry including: cleaning kennels, feeding, bathing and enrichment activities. 
  • Proficient in medication administration (PO,SQ,IM & IV) as well as sample collection of blood, urine, or feces.
  • Ability to perform in house testing such as urinalyses, fecals, skin scraping and ear cytology to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health concerns.
  • Preparation and administration of medications, vaccines, or treatments, as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Performed advanced care such as post-operative monitoring, administration of anesthetics and monitoring,bandaging, oral prophylaxis and teeth and hoof trimming.
  • Data entry for Clinical imaging group (Dicom) and archiving for ultrasound.
Veterinary Assistant Oct 2005 - Jan 2007
Canyon Pet Hospital Flagstaff, AZ
  • Obtained health histories and vitals for incoming patients.
  • Prep and recovering surgery patients.
  • Assisting veterinarians in surgeries, sterile scrub in, minor suturing and anesthesia monitoring.
  • Performed dictation for veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Administer medications via topical, PO, SQ, IM & IV routes. Proficient in catheter placement and maintaining fluid therapy for hospitalized patients. 
  • Cleaned, maintained, and sterilized surgical instruments and equipment.
  • Performed routine laboratory and diagnostic tests, such as chemistry/CBC blood panels, preparing blood smears, ear cytology, fecals, urine analysis and taking and developing x-rays.
  • Fill medication prescriptions and educate patients on administration techniques.
  • Performed reception duties including accounting, scheduling, billing, maintaining inventories and customer service.
Waitress/ Hostess Jun 2002 - Dec 2005
Black Bart's Steakhouse Flagstaff, AZ
  • Managed large volumes of customers.
  • Performed nightly (singing) while waiting tables.
  • Checked with customers to ensure that they were enjoying their meals and took action to correct any problems.
Associate of Arts: General Studies Dec 2012 Coconino Community College Flagstaff, AZ
Certification: Certified Veterinary Technician Sep 2010 Arizona Veterinary Medical Examining Board Flagstaff, AZ
Bachelor of Science: Biology with Chemistry Minor Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ
Expected graduation 5/2016
Relevant Course work:
Anatomy and Physiology. Pathology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Animal Physiology, Human Physiology and Scanning Electron Microscopy.
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Previous Companies:

  • WL Gore & Associates
  • Canyon Pet Hospital
  • Black Barts Steakhouse

Previous Job Positions:

  • Animal Technician Leader
  • Coordinator
  • Animal Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Waitress


  • Coconino Community College
  • Arizona Veterinary Medical Examining Board
  • Northern Arizona University

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Arts
  • Certification
  • Bachelor of Science

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