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Reliable employee with a Biology degree and background in animal care.  Reliable and dedicated with experience in vet assistant and animal healthcare jobs.

Vet Assistant Jan 2014Present Tom Griffith Southwest Ranches, fl
  • Monitor animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.
  • Hold or restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Administer medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Provide emergency first aid to sick or injured animals.
  • Assist veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments or equipment.
  • Prepare surgical equipment and pass instruments or materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Examine animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
Barn Sitter Dec 2011Present Karen Tongen Southwest Ranches, Florida
  • Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
  • Mix food, liquid formulas, medications, or food supplements according to instructions, prescriptions, and knowledge of animal species.
  • Examine and observe animals to detect signs of illness, disease, or injury.
  • Provide treatment to sick or injured animals, or contact veterinarians to secure treatment.
  • Do facility laundry and clean, organize, maintain, and disinfect animal quarters, such as pens and stables, and equipment, such as saddles and bridles.
  • Collect and record animal information such as weight, size, physical condition, treatments received, medications given, and food intake.
  • Exercise animals to maintain their physical and mental health.
Horseback Riding Instructor Feb 2011Present Chris Bennings Southwest Ranches, fl
  • Monitor students' performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy course standards, training requirements, and objectives.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Hostess May 2014Sep 2014 Duffy's Sports Bar Weston, fl
  • Greet guests and seat them at tables or in waiting areas.
  • Provide guests with menus.
  • Assign patrons to tables suitable for their needs and according to rotation so that servers receive an appropriate number of seatings.
  • Speak with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service, to respond to complaints, or to make conversation.
  • Answer telephone calls and respond to inquiries or transfer calls.
  • Take and prepare to-go orders.
  • Operate cash registers to accept payments for food and beverages.
  • Maintain contact with kitchen staff, management, serving staff, and customers to ensure that dining details are handled properly and customers' concerns are addressed.
  • Receive and record patrons' dining reservations.
Kennel Staff May 2011Mar 2012 Holly Acres Pet Resort Davie, Florida
  • Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
  • Mix food, liquid formulas, medications, or food supplements according to instructions, prescriptions, and knowledge of animal species.
  • Examine and observe animals to detect signs of illness, disease, or injury.
  • Perform animal grooming duties such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
Some of my interests are horseback riding and Crossfit. I have two horses and compete in show jumping every month. I am also very into fitness and compete in Crossfit as well.
Bachelor of Science: Biology Dec 2015 Florida International University Miami, Florida, United States I am a Biology major at Florida International University. I am an exceptional student and have been on the Dean's list for my academic achievements. I will be applying for Vet School in the spring of 2016.
Additional Information
I am certified in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.I was captain of the Archbishop McCarthy swim team my senior year.I Received the MVP award for my high school swim team.I was honored with the Overall Year Grand Champion award for the Heritage Horse Competition 2011. I made the Dean'sList at FIU for outstanding grades. I am also a very good with people and animals, I hope to be a vet someday.
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Previous Companies:

  • Tom Griffith
  • Karen Tongen
  • Chris Bennings

Previous Job Positions:

  • Vet Assistant
  • Barn Sitter
  • Horseback Riding Instructor
  • Hostess
  • Kennel Staff


  • Florida International University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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