Kayden Najera
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Location: Denver, CO, USA
School: Metropolitan State University of Denver
Field of study: Biology/Criminal Justice

Kayden Najera

 Able to clearly communicate medical orders, give guidance on ways to deliver medication and offer preventative care to clients
 Working knowledge of pre-anesthetic drugs and preparation, anesthetic monitoring, post-operative recovery as well as drug calculations and proper administration
 Responsible for proper positioning and technique for varies radiographs ranging from orthopedic to routine
 Thorough knowledge of husbandry for varies species of animals
 Well versed in restraint, intubation and venipuncture for varies species of animals
 In charge of monthly/weekly maintenance of laboratory machines
 Knowledgeable in properly obtaining, packaging and sending various laboratory samples for further diagnostics and running all in-house laboratory samples
 Applied technical skills in setting up the operating room from routine surgeries to emergency procedures along with scrubbing in as a surgical assistant
 Accurately obtain current medical history, vaccination history and address any questions/complaints the client has for in-hospital appointments
 Comfortable in explaining cost of medical treatments and obtaining authorization from clients
 Ability to efficiently take full mouth dental radiographs for various species of animals
 Expert in monitoring and running anesthesia for various surgical procedures as well as obtaining and understanding normal vitals for various species from domesticated to wildlife
 Familiar with various methods of est population size
 Capable of visually identifying various North American species
 Proficient in restraint of various species from domesticated to wildlife
 Comfortable with loading and shooting various firearms

Certified Veterinary Technician
Jul 2018 – Present
 Fox Hollow Animal Hospital
Certified Veterinary Technician
Aug 2016-Jul 2018
 Homestead Animal Hospital
Certified Veterinary Technician
Dec 2016- Aug 2018
 Spay Today
Surgical Assistant/Kennel Technician
Feb 2014 – Dec 2016
 Birds of Prey Colorado
Spring 2019 – Spring 2020
 PAWs Co
Volunteer Medical Intake/Feral Kitten Foster
2014 – 2016
 M.A.S.H.
Volunteer Veterinary Technician
May 2016, November 2016

 Metropolitan State University of Denver
BS, Biology, minor: criminal justice, May 2020
 Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
AAS, Veterinary Technology, Dec 2016
 International Business College
Computerized Accounting, May, 2003