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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Seeking a Position as a Massage Therapist in an environment where I cam continue to develop my skills and meet the needs of my clients.

I am a highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Skills
  • Disinfecting Rooms and Equipment
  • Taking X-Rays
  • Treatment Room Setup
  • Restorative Procedures
  • Active Listening
  • CPR Certified
  • Time Management
  • Chief Complaint - Patient based- Treatment Specific
  • Surgical Draping - Patient Positioning body mechanics
  • Sterilization Techniques
  • Exam Room Setups
  • Dentrix Proficiency
  • Advising and Educating Patients
  • Customer Service
  • Medical Charting
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Instrument Tray Preparation
  • Postoperative Care Instructions
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Patient Flow Management
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Strong Writing and Verbal Skills
  • Medical Records Management
  • Patient Counseling
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Taking Medical and Dental Histories
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Procedure Support
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Patient Records Gathering
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Therapeutic Response
  • 8 Step Dental Protocal
Education and Training
Lew Wallace High School Gary, IN, Expected in 06/1995 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Indiana University Northwest Gary, IN Expected in Certification : Phlebotomy - GPA :
Life Center Willows Valparaiso, IN, Expected in : Nursing Program - GPA :
Ross Medical Education Center Grand Rapids, MI, Expected in : Medical Assisting - GPA :
Experience
Danbury Health Systems - Dental Assistant
Southbury, CT, 2021 - Current
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Documented patient records with procedures performed and added notes taken to charts.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
Danbury Health Systems - Dental Assistant
New Fairfield, CT, 2018 - 2022
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Documented patient records with procedures performed and added notes taken to charts.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Utilized automated washers to sterilize instruments and prevent cross-infection between patients.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
Danbury Health Systems - Dental Assistant
Wilton, CT, 2005 - 2018
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Provided chair-side assistance during dental examinations and procedures to boost efficiency and calm nervous patients.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Documented patient records with procedures performed and added notes taken to charts.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Utilized automated washers to sterilize instruments and prevent cross-infection between patients.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Prepared patients by explaining scheduled treatments and potential side effects.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth to protect enamel and prevent cavities.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lew Wallace High School
  • Indiana University Northwest
  • Life Center Willows
  • Ross Medical Education Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Certification

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