Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Diligent Caregiver focused on providing optimal support to clients through personalized assistance and care required to manage diverse medical conditions. Level-headed Healthcare professional dedicated to providing quality patient care, including companionship and support. Remains calm and effective in difficult and stressful situations. Excellent ability to defuse stressful situations and manage behavioral needs with grace.

  • Feeding assistance expert
  • Transporting patients
  • Recording Vital Signs
  • Patient Relations
  • Documenting Behaviors
  • Patient Care
  • Trustworthy companion
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Patient Bathing
  • Supporting personal needs
  • Patient-focused care
  • Supporting Personal Needs
  • Preparing Meals
  • Observing Responses
  • Companionship and Emotional Support
  • Compassionate caregiver
  • Adaptable
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Cleaning
  • ADLs Assistance
Work History
Dental Assistant, 03/2013 to 06/2020
Community Health Association Of SpokaneCheney, WA,
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, and applying lead aprons.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms, and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using dental software while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Helped doctors/dentist complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images to review by dentist.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Booked appointments for patients next visits.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
  • Assisted dentist with prophy, fillings, crowns, implants,root canal therapy and extractions
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Managed office schedules and calendars to coordinate administrative planning and execution.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for 10-20 procedures daily.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images for dentist.
Caregiver, 01/2018 to 05/2020
Volunteers Of America - Greater New OrleansMetairie, LA,
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Increased level of independence by providing daily undertakings that promote self-management by assisting consumers in their daily personal tasks including bathing and dressing.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
Medical Assistant, 11/2012 to 02/2013
HcaMacon, GA,
  • Conducted preliminary evaluations, including measuring weight, temperature and blood pressure, and documented results with accuracy.
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with patients to verify information, determine purpose of visit and record medical history.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Arranged surgeries with surgical center, confirming times with patients and preparing admission and consent forms.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Prepared initial patient charts for admission.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Gathered forms, copied insurance cards and collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Assisted physicians in follow-through of care.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
Certification: Caregiver, Expected in
Healthcare Training And Career Consultants. Inc - Honolulu, HI,
Certification: Medical Assistant, Expected in
Med. Assist. School of Hawaii - Honolulu, Hawaii,
Bachelor of Science in Education: Education, Expected in 04/2009
Wesleyan University-Philippines - Philippines,
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • BLS/AED Certified
Additional Information


Dr. Natalie Chien: Dentist


Sierra Ikeda: Flight Attendant


Julia Luu: Hygienist


Rowena Agustin: LPN


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  • Med. Assist. School of Hawaii
  • Wesleyan University-Philippines

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