Technicians and Assistants
Our Veterinary Technicians and Assistants are knowledgeable and critical members of the Merritt & Associates team. They support the day-to-day functioning of the hospital and provide assistance to our veterinarians in the field. Our Certified Veterinary Technicians (CVT) are licensed to administer vaccines, sedate, clean sheaths and perform other preventative care services.
Jill Lewis, CVT
Jill Lewis, CVT has worked for Merritt & Associates since 2001. She received her Associates degree in Veterinary Technology in 2011 from Penn Foster College. After passing the VTNE she became a certified veterinary technician. Her areas of interest are nuclear scintigraphy, anesthesia/ surgery, emergency medicine & radiology. In her free time Jill enjoys being outside, walking her dogs and spending time with her husband and friends.
Veterinary Assistant – Nate Tuskey
Nate has been at Merritt & Associates since 2012. Originally trained as a diesel technician, he is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster CVT program. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his Andalusian mare, Anna. He and his wife, Bethany, have 3 horses, 2 cats and a dog.