Able to coordinate several tasks simultaneously, integrating new ideas into desired results. Many years of experience in several venues allow for patience, determination, and persistence to troubleshoot and resolve issues at hand. Team player or independent with excellent common sense, judgment, and decision-making abilities. Extensive experience in veterinary technical medicine, emergency hospital, on call and laboratory work since 1982. Proven adaptability in businesses with diverse cultural and environmental aspects. Outgoing people skills with cross-functional Security Officer expertise from training 17 guard dogs to gate house posts and rover through trained screener and ship guard. While working at Lowes Home Improvement 2005-2007, I was trained in and practiced loss prevention. * Articulate and well written English * Owner "Dimensions" Tile / Marble Artesian since 1989 * Superior mechanical inclination *Excellent physical health
Animal Technician /Location Manager
January 2013 to Present
At this location I act as the company Veterinary Technician and manage daycare employees.
Other responsibilities include appointments, review of veterinary records, evaluations of potential animals for group activities, employee schedules and day end reports. As a technician I do a head through tail overall check of animals noting any inconsistencies from normal and possibly referring them to their regular Veterinarian for an exam.
I am the liaison to the home team base in Cambridge, MA.
Animal Care Technician
February 2012 to Present
Doggy Day Camp, Dog Play and Stay, Dog Luxury Care, Aged Pet Care, Cat and Exotic Care. All animal activities and care including but not limited to: Animal feeding and charting, kennel suites and living areas maintainence and group supervision. I spend ~80% of my time hands on supervision of dogs, all breeds all sizes but expressively large dogs.
August 1981 to November 2010
Compassion Veterinary Hospitals, Poughkeepsie and New Paltz, NY; Veterinary Clinics of America, "VCA", Fort Lauderdale, FL; Delray Beach Veterinary Hospital, Delray Beach, FL ; Archer Animal Hospital, Gainesville, FL
Consistently met or exceeded expectations of Doctors and hospitals' founders. Known as the reliable on call Emergency technician.(NY) Animal Emergency Hospital of the Mid-Hudson Valley, all Holidays and Friday Night 6pm to Monday morning ~7am shifts.
Responsibilities: As Veterinary Assistant (1982) excelling to Head Technician with a BS degree, (2010) I've done all aspects from inside the hospital to farms, ranches and racetracks. Pre to post operative care, catheter inserts, surgical prep, monitoring and assistant. My time line experience ranges from modified Knott's Technic to Snap Tests.
All laboratory and radiology procedures including FDA logs and OSHA protocol. I
am Avimark knowledgeable and was head tech in a paperless office. Computer literate.
I've done full patient pre-exams and educated clients on imminent topics.
I can confidently assure clients leave with a good understanding of nutritional value and preventative wellness exams and their pets overall well being.
Upscale Security Officer
2010 to January 2010
01-25-2010 Responsibilities: Worked as a team member in keeping the entire 33 floors of this Trump Tower and its grounds, including beaches, pools, bars, restaurants, shops and garages safe and secure for clients, patrons, residents and staff. Rotating security areas included logging time patrolled, safe and door lock assists with hand held computer registered with mother system, actively monitoring the 48 camera system and logging all keys and employees in/out of security / fire command office. All paper logs transferred to computer throughout the day.
September 2008 to January 2010
Port Everglades Security F.S.S. 311.12 Certificate
Security Sensitive Information USDHS completed, certified screener, epaulets.
Responsibilities: Working under the USCG, FDLE, FBI, DEA, Customs and Port Authority secured my post as it was assigned and briefed to me, this included access control of gates, warehouses, dockside, ships, and cargo via X-ray, Hand Wand, Metal detectors and Pat down.
Upscale Security Officer
March 2008 to August 2008
Post D-license, Certificated 40 hour FL State Unarmed Guard course with 97% overall score.
Wackenhut Training Institute Certified Upscale Officer
Responsibilities: Maintain a high level of customer service and client satisfaction.
Access control at gatehouses and perimeter of location. Rover by vehicle or foot checking safety protocol and securing facilities.
Observe and report all in a reviewed clockwise method.
Bachelors of Science in Biological Science
1987 to 1987
Experienced Veterinary Technician and Animal Handler, Certified Port Everglades Screener, Licensed Security Guard TWIC clearance
Florida Security License D2802700 exp 1-25-12; TWICexp.01-18-2014;
Concealed License W2876646 exp.11-03-2015
Port Everglades ID exp.09-09-2010 approved for renewal
Victoria Olson, Backstage Union, Performing Arts Centers 954-600-8399
Gerald Covington, Large machine operator, 954-691-7042
Veterinary: Dr. Karen Bennet, Compassion Veterinary, 107 Old RTE.299
New Paltz, New York, 12561. office 845-255-5920 or 5927 DVM / Owner of practice
Poughkeepsie office 845-473-0358
Dr. Alan Schwartz, New Paltz, NY 12561 original founder of both practices, my mentor
Dr. Michael Harbin, DVM, Gainesville, FL