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Brentwood Veterinary Clinic - Kennel Assistant Resume Example

Nbiara Nlkiars
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Professional Summary

Seasoned receptionist with more than 5 years of experience in fast-paced retail and animal care.   Excellent communication and teamwork skills with co-workers and management. Track record of achieving exceptional results with clients and building trust with patients.

Accomplished and energetic kennel assistant and groomer with a solid history of achievement . Motivated leader with strong organizational abilities. Areas of expertise include speaking to clients about caring for their pets, providing any assistance needed for patients,and being able to handle high stress situations.

Friendly and enthusiastic,able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing customer relationships. Represent establishment with an outgoing and professional demeanor at all times.

Skills
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Ability to Handle High Stress Levels
  • Active Listening
  • Time Management
  • Motivated to Learn and Grow
  • Judgment and Decision Making
Experience
Kennel Assistant/Receptionist 11/2016 - Current
Brentwood Veterinary Clinic - Chesapeake, VA
  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  • Operate office equipment, such as fax machines, copiers, or phone systems and arrange for repairs when equipment malfunctions.
  • Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments for clients, customers, or supervisors.
  • Monitor animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.
  • Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
  • Hold or restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Assist veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
  • Prepare feed for animals according to specific instructions, such as diet lists or schedules.
  • Perform office reception duties, such as scheduling appointments or helping customers.
  • Exercise animals or provide them with companionship.
Groomer 11/2015 - 11/2016
Petco Animal Supplies - Suffolk, VA
  • Answer telephones and schedule appointments.
  • Discuss with clients their pets' grooming needs.
  • Resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service.
  • Perform animal grooming duties such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
Cashier/Pet Care/Bather and Groomer 01/2012 - 11/2015
PetSmart - Suffolk, VA
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  • Mix food, liquid formulas, medications, or food supplements according to instructions, prescriptions, and knowledge of animal species.
  • Provide treatment to sick or injured animals, or contact veterinarians to secure treatment.
  • Perform animal grooming duties such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
  • Answer telephones and schedule appointments.
  • Discuss with clients their pets' grooming needs.
  • Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits.
  • Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
Education
High School Diploma: 2011 Chaparral High School - Temecula, CA
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Previous Companies:

  • Brentwood Veterinary Clinic
  • Petco Animal Supplies
  • PetSmart

Previous Job Positions:

  • Kennel Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Groomer
  • Cashier
  • Pet Care

Schools:

  • Chaparral High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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