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Addison Kelly
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Professional Summary

Certified kidney dialysis technician for 10 years.

Veterinary assistant for 12 years.

Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Troubleshooting
  • Excellent venipuncture skills
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Valid Alaska driver's license
  • Good bedside manner
Experience
Veterinary Assistant Jun 2013Aug 2015 Tongass Veterinary Services Juneau, AK
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests or diagnostic tests, such as taking or developing x-rays.
  • Administer anesthetics during surgery and monitor the effects on animals.
  • Prepare surgical equipment and pass instruments or materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Fill medication prescriptions.
  • Collect laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
  • Prepare examination or treatment rooms by stocking them with appropriate supplies.
  • Perform enemas, catheterizations, ear flushes, intravenous feedings, or gavages.
  • Perform office reception duties, such as scheduling appointments or helping customers.
  • Perform hygiene-related duties, such as clipping animals' claws or cleaning and polishing teeth.
  • Perform accounting duties, such as bookkeeping, billing customers for services, or maintaining inventories.
  • Groom, trim, or clip animals' coats.
  • Perform venipuncture on cats, dogs, and birds.
Veterinary Assistant Sep 2003May 2013 Southeast Alaska Animal Medical Center Juneau, AK
  • 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.
  • Administer medication and immunizations 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.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests or diagnostic tests, such as taking or developing x-rays.
  • Administer anesthetics during surgery and monitor the effects on animals.
  • Prepare surgical equipment and pass instruments or materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Fill medication prescriptions.
  • Collect laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
  • Prepare examination or treatment rooms by stocking them with appropriate supplies.
  • Perform enemas, catheterizations, ear flushes, intravenous feedings, or gavages.
  • Perform office reception duties, such as scheduling appointments or helping customers.
  • Perform hygiene-related duties, such as clipping animals' claws or cleaning and polishing teeth.
  • Perform accounting duties, such as bookkeeping, billing customers for services, or maintaining inventories.
  • Groom, trim, or clip animals' coats.
  • Perform venipuncture on cats, dogs, and birds.
Kidney dialysis technician May 2004Jun 2007 Fresenius Medical Care Juneau, AK
  • Assembled necessary supplies.
  • Assembled and prepared the dialysis extracorporeal circuit.
  • Obtained and documented pre-dialysis vital signs, weight, and temperature.
  • Inspected patient's dialysis access. administered local anesthesia, inserted needles, and initiated dialysis according to protocol and patient prescription.
  • Documented treatment parameters and communicated patient condition and issues with registered nurse.
  • Administered anticoagulant according to protocols and prescription.
  • Calculated and adjusted fluid removal rate according to prescription.
  • Monitored patients, equipment, and alarms.
  • Responded appropriately to dialysis related emergencies such as hypotensive episodes, needle displacement or infiltration, clotting episodes, blood leaks, and air emboli.
  • Initiated CPR in the event of cardiac arrest.
  • Discontinued dialysis and established hemostasis.
  • Inspected, cleaned, and dressed dialysis access according to protocol.
  • Obtained and recorded post dialysis vital signs, temperature, and weight.
  • Discarded dialysis supplies and sanitized equipment according to protocol.
  • Maintained professional conduct, good communication skills, and confidentiality in the care of patients.
Kidney dialysis technician Sep 1997Mar 2003 Kisap Peninsula Kidney Dialysis Center Bremerton, WA
  • Assembled necessary supplies.
  • Assembled and prepared the dialysis extracorporeal circuit.
  • Obtained and documented pre-dialysis vital signs, weight, and temperature.
  • Inspected patient's dialysis access. administered local anesthesia, inserted needles, and initiated dialysis according to protocol and patient prescription.
  • Documented treatment parameters and communicated patient condition and issues with registered nurse.
  • Administered anticoagulant according to protocols and prescription.
  • Calculated and adjusted fluid removal rate according to prescription.
  • Monitored patients, equipment, and alarms.
  • Responded appropriately to dialysis related emergencies such as hypotensive episodes, needle displacement or infiltration, clotting episodes, blood leaks, and air emboli.
  • Initiated CPR in the event of cardiac arrest.
  • Discontinued dialysis and established hemostasis.
  • Inspected, cleaned, and dressed dialysis access according to protocol.
  • Obtained and recorded post dialysis vital signs, temperature, and weight.
  • Discarded dialysis supplies and sanitized equipment according to protocol.
  • Maintained professional conduct, good communication skills, and confidentiality in the care of patients.
Education
High School Diploma Jun 1997 Olympic High School Silverdale , WA
General studies Olympic College Bremerton, WA

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School Attended
Olympic High School