SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

I am a positive and self-motivated professional with a background in companion animal general practice, emergency medicine and veterinary pathology. Adapting easily to challenges and changing environments is a strong attribute of mine. I am reliable, organized and able to efficiently handle stressful situations related to medicine and customer service. Not only do I take pride in my ability to deal with people in a tactful, courteous manner. I have a strong commitment to team work and to the achievement of personal, team and organizational objectives. I have proven verbal and written communication skills, I am fluent in English, Spanish, and have some knowledge of French. Licensed to practice in both Alberta and Ontario.

Personal Information

Nationality: Dual Citizenship (Venezuela and Canada)
Marital status: Single
Licensing: Alberta, Ontario and Quebec

Languages: English, Spanish and some French.

Education

CVMA
certificate of qualification, 2002

Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Saskatoon, SK
MVSc in veterinary pathology. Mostly focused on anatomical pathology (domestic animals and wildlife) but also did some clinical pathology. I also did a small research component on botulism in wild ducks. 1998

Central University of Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela
DVM. 1994

Cristo Rey High School
Caracas, Venezuela
Bachelor in Science, 1986

Employment

Locum veterinarian, 2007 to present

Westmount Animal Hospital
Full time companion animal veterinarian, maternity leave
Montreal, QC, 2006

CARE Centre Animal Referral and Emergency
Full time emergency companion animal veterinarian
Calgary, AB, 2003 to 2006
Mostly evening shifts or graveyard shifts. Great learning experience, especially on how to think and act fast and efficiently in a team-oriented environment.

Properties Animal Clinic
Full time companion animal veterinarian
Calgary, AB, 2001 to 2003
My first job as a Canadian veterinarian.

Penticton Veterinary Hospital
Full time companion animal veterinarian,  Penticton, BC, 2001
I worked many hours a week as a preparation to take the Clinical Proficiency exam the following year. The Okanagan is a beautiful place with amazing lakes and cliffs, I very much enjoyed my time there.

Full time companion animal veterinarian
Caracas,Venezuela, 1994 to 1995

Research Institute
Pathologist
Caracas, Venezuela, 1995 to 1996
I was hired and trained by a research institute to become a pathologist, allowing me to have the necessary requirements to come to Canada as a post-graduate student.

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References

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