350 Prestwick Ave
Westerly, RI 02891
Objective An Animal Care Technician position.
Summary of Skills:
- Sound knowledge of hygiene and disinfectant standards used in animal care facilities
- Deep knowledge of AZA and AAM animal care standards
- Ability to handle multitask work actively
- Exceptional ability to observe animal behavior
- In-depth understanding of animal nutrition requirements for different animals
- Immense ability to lift and move 50-100 pounds
Animal Care Technician, August 2005 to till date
Rush University Medical Center, Westerly, RI
Supervised the care and maintenance of the live animals, including reptiles, amphibians, marine and insects and spiders.
Performed daily care for all live animals, including feeding, cleaning, healthcare, handling and monitoring.
Monitored, ordered and acquired all live animal food and supplies.
Administrated the implementation of policies and procedures related to the live animal program, informed changes and additions to all necessary staff.
Documented and updated the written policies and procedures as needed.
Regularly communicated with supervisor to discuss living animal needs and volunteered training status.
Maintained a mutual understanding of policies and procedures regarding live animals.
Animal Care Technician, May 2000 to July 2005
Hospital for Special Surgery, Westerly, RI
Checked each piece of equipment prior to delivery in accordance with housing requirements.
Performed cleaning duties, including organization, sweeping and mopping to maintain a clean work environment.
Timely collected and reviewed data accurately and monitored inventory of feed and equipment.
Performed animal husbandry duties such as cleaning animal shelter areas.
Followed a schedule and ensured that all deliveries were completed in a timely manner.
Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary, Saint Leo University, St Leo, FL