Areas of Interest:

  • Dentistry
  • Internal Medicine
  • Wellness

    Scope of Practice:

  • Consultations
  • Dentistry
  • Minor Procedures Requiring Sedation
  • Routine Soft Tissue Surgery
Will Practice:
Locally
Shifts:
Any ShiftAny Day
Credentials:
DVM
Experience: 5-10 years
States I'm Licensed in:
District of ColumbiaVirginia
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I've been a Relief Vet or Nurse/Tech For : Less than 1 year
Professional Memberships: AVMA

Description

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Education

University of Wisconsin - Madison

2010-2014 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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Berry College

2001-2005 Bachelor of Science (with Honors) in Biology, minor in Chemistry

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Experience

District Veterinary Hospital; Washington, DC

January - August 2019 Associate Veterinarin

● One of six full-time veterinarians serving two practice locations
● Saw appointments at both locations as scheduled and easily adapted to working with new staff members and clientele
● Routinely collaborated on cases with my fellow veterinarians as part of a very team-orientated environment

Del Ray Animal Hospital; Alexandria, VA

October - December 2018 Relief Veterinarian

● Provided veterinary services on an as-needed basis over a three month period (October-December)
● Assisted with scheduled appointments, surgeries (including dental and soft tissue procedures), client communication, and laboratory follow-ups

Suburban Animal Hospital; Arlington, VA

July 2016 - August 2018 Associate Veterinarian

● Worked as a full-time small animal veterinarian at a busy metropolitan, six doctor practice
● Acted as a preceptor to student licensed veterinary technicians at the hospital
● Created client handouts to improve client education and appointment efficiency
● Averaged 3-5 procedures per week, focusing on complete oral health assessments with full mouth radiographs and soft tissue surgeries
● Developed an interest in wound management after having primary case responsibility of an extensive wound on a canine patient, spanning the course of several months

Woodbridge Animal Hospital; Woodbridge, VA

September 2015 - July 2016 Associate Veterinarian

● Full-time small animal practitioner alongside seven other day practice veterinarians and six emergency veterinarians at a 24/7 hospital
● In addition to daily appointments, managed hospitalized patients including, but not limited to, parvovirus puppies, oxygen-dependent animals, and post-op animals
● Participated in daily rounds focused on the current patients in the hospital
● Shared responsibility for emergency service coverage on holidays with the other doctors at the practice

Affiliated Animal Care; Chesapeake, VA

June 2014 - June 2015 Emergency and Internal Medicine Intern

● Part of a five veterinarian intern team who rotated between the internal medicine and emergency services
● Participated in twice daily patient rounds with the full-time emergency and internal medicine clinicians
● Worked numerous solo emergency shifts, assuming primary care responsibility for up to fifteen hospitalized patients at a given time, including critical care and internal medicine cases
● Became proficient at making medical decisions under stressful conditions
● Handled triage, stabilization, and treatment of presenting emergency patients while on the emergency service
● When working on the internal medicine service, assisted the internist with daily appointments, hospitalized patients, and referring veterinarian reports
● On an on-call basis, managed anesthesia for emergency surgical patients with the surgeon as needed
● Worked an average 60 hour work week
● Journal club was held biweekly, where each intern presented a journal article of their choice

Affordable Veterinary Services of Virginia; Virginia Beach, VA

May 2015 - August 2015 Veterinarian (part-time)

● Weekend vaccine and wellness clinic offering routine vaccinations, heartworm testing, and monthly preventatives
● Performed a complete wellness examination on every patient presenting to the clinic
● Provided client education regarding preventative care for their pet and made recommendations regarding follow-up with their primary care veterinarian as needed

University of Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital; Madison, WI

2010-2013 Small Animal Operating Room Student Technician

● Prepared patients for surgery and performed duties as a non-sterile assistant for surgical procedures
● Gained a thorough understanding of a wide range of surgical instruments in addition to proper sterile and surgical techniques

Dane County Friends of Ferals; Madison, WI

2011 - 2013 Student Volunteer

● Helped with monthly trap-neuter-return events providing care, vaccinations, and spay/neuter procedures for the feral cat population