Registered Veterinary Technicians 

Rhonda Hardison


Member profile details

Membership level
Registered Veterinary Technician
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Position Type
RVT - Companion Animal Facility
CaRVTA Certificate Number
Relief Tech info
Riverside and surrounding areas


I am a confident and skilled Registered Veterinary Technician with more than 13 years of experience in the veterinary field. I thrive in fast paced environments and enjoy working independently as well as part of a team.
Professional Skills
w Workplace safety and compliance w Training and development
w Inventory Management w Surgical Prep, Anesthesia Monitoring
w Tracheal Intubation w Diagnostic Testing
w Radiology Safety and Compliance w Dental Prophylaxis and Tooth Extractions
w Wound care and Suturing w Bandage Application
w Drug Administration w Emergency Care and First Aid
w Experienced with Avimark and Infinity Software
Work Experience
Registered Veterinary Technician
Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley ~ August 2010-Present
w Lead surgery technician – coordinated the prep and recovery staff to ensure safe and efficient accommodation of up to 60 procedures a day with two surgical suits.
w Prepared patients for surgery - premedication, IV catheter placement, tracheal intubation, anesthesia monitoring, recovery, etc.
w Provide emergency care (including Auto Transfusion), wound care, bandaging, etc.
w Perform dental prophylaxis and tooth extractions.
w Ensure proper logging of controlled drugs.
w Assists Veterinarian with routine physical exams, including obtaining patient vitals, restraint, medical record documentation, preparing and delivering treatment plans.
w Educate clients on proper preventive care, vaccination schedules, nutrition, parasite prevention, etc.
w Administer medications including PO, SQ, IM, IV, IP, IC.
w Collect, prepare, and process diagnostic samples – ear cytology, skin cytology, blood smear and differential, cultures, urine samples and blood panels (in house and ref-lab).
w Cystocentesis and urinary catheter placement.
w Training and development of other associates and students.
w Compassionate care for clients and their pets presenting for euthanasia.
California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association
1017 L Street Suite 389 Sacramento California 95814 
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