Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Interests
Awards
Skills
Volunteer
Quote
Timeline
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Shawna Varichak

Shawna Varichak

Doctor Of Veterinary Medicine Candidate
Raleigh

Summary

Enthusiastic and driven Doctor of Veterinary Medicine candidate eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Extensive medical experience gained through previous career as an ICU registered nurse. Demonstrated passion for volunteer and shelter medicine work. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in small animal general practice.

Overview

10
10
years of professional experience

Work History

Registered Nurse

WAKE MED HOSPITAL
2018-06 - 2020-07
  • Bedside nurse in a busy cardiovascular ICU in a large teaching hospital with Level-1 trauma center designation.

Registered Nurse

CHRISTIANA CARE HOSPITAL
2012-06 - 2017-06
  • Bedside nurse in a busy 24-bed ICU in a large teaching hospital with Level-1 trauma center designation with one of the highest patient acuity levels on the east coast.
  • Additional job duties included Rapid Response Nurse, MICU Alert Nurse, and charge nurse.

Veterinary Assistant

EQUINE VETERINARY CARE AT FAIRHILL
2016-07 - 2017-05
  • Assisted veterinarians and performed technician duties in a high-volume racehorse predominant practice.
  • Became proficient in various forms of restraint, medication preparation and administration, and assisting with procedures.

Certified Training Manager

DELTA AIRLINES—REGIONAL ELITE AIRLINE SERVICES
2009-06 - 2011-09
  • Managed safety and technical training of approximately 50 employees.
  • Ensured that all training and records were compliant with Federal Aviation Administration standards.

Education

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
- 2021-05

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
- 2011-02

Bachelor of Arts - Biology, Chemistry

COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA
- 2009-05

Interests

Preventative care

Dentistry

Surgery

Shelter Animal Medicine

Ultrasound

Awards

Collegiate volleyball player with captain honors—Fall 2005 to Fall 2008

COSIDA Academic All-American—Fall 2008

Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Scholarship recipient

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute full academic scholarship recipient

Dean’s List – Fall 2005 to Spring 2009 and Fall 2010 to Winter 2012

Michele M. and Ross M. Annable Scholar—2018

Skills

Dental procedures

General anesthesia monitoring

Chronic and acute conditions

Animal diagnostics

Effective owner communication

Pet owner rapport

Relationship development

Volunteer

AIA Triangle Barkitecture

Co-Director – March 2018 to Present

• Annual design competition supported by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Triangle Chapter supporting local rescue organizations and animals in need by building unique pet architecture and other pet-inspired designs.

• 2019 inaugural event raised more than $6000 for our charity partner Hope Animal Rescue.

World Vets (Oprovet)

Veterinary Student Volunteer Managua, Nicaragua—March 2019

· 2-week intensive experience performing high volume spay/neuters for local pets and strays in need.

· Multiple horse clinics providing care for local working equids.

Quote

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Theodore Roosevelt

Timeline

Registered Nurse

WAKE MED HOSPITAL
2018-06 - 2020-07

Veterinary Assistant

EQUINE VETERINARY CARE AT FAIRHILL
2016-07 - 2017-05

Registered Nurse

CHRISTIANA CARE HOSPITAL
2012-06 - 2017-06

Certified Training Manager

DELTA AIRLINES—REGIONAL ELITE AIRLINE SERVICES
2009-06 - 2011-09

Bachelor of Arts - Biology, Chemistry

COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA
- 2009-05

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
- 2011-02

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
- 2021-05
Shawna VarichakDoctor Of Veterinary Medicine Candidate