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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Energetic proffesional offering wealth of experience in interacting with office staff and patients, supply restocking and scheduling appointments. Hardworking, educated and willing to go extra mile to complete tasks. Patient-focused Dental Assistant offering 8 years of experience in providing dentistry support in rapidly growing dental offices. Skilled in preparing patients for examinations and providing chairside assistance during routine and complex procedures. Quick to build relationships and successful in easing patients anxiety. History of performing consecutive and simultaneous interpretation services in fast-paced settings. Detail-oriented and thorough professional focused on catching every part of the conversation to be most effective for both parties.

Skills
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Treatment Planning
  • Customer Service
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Postoperative Care Instructions
  • Instrument Tray Preparation
  • Patient Flow Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Dental Radiography
  • Taking Medical and Dental Histories
  • Procedure Support
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Patterson EagleSoft
  • Autoclave Operation
  • Data Entry
  • Henry Schein Dentrix
  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Terminology Consistency
  • Attention to Detail
  • Translation Accuracy
  • Consecutive Translation
  • Translation Revisions
  • Simultaneous Translation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Payment Collections
  • Treatment Room Breakdown
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Responding to Difficult Customers
  • Upbeat and Positive Personality
  • Calm and Professional Under Pressure
  • Understanding Customer Needs
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Patient and Empathetic
  • Proactive Self-Starter
  • Team-Oriented and Cooperative
Work History
Dental Assistant , 08/2016 to 12/2018
Marshfield ClinicPark Falls, WI,
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Performed general chair-side duties for general dentistry, endo procedures and oral surgery.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials for dental procedures.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Provided diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment and setting up x-ray machines.
  • Streamlined patient and provider interaction by providing channel of effective communication.
  • Translated procedural information to facilitate understanding between doctors and patients.
  • Followed ethical codes to protect confidentiality of patient medical information.
  • Interpreted services to families during process of scheduling initial visit and coordination of ongoing treatment.
  • Translated documents about treatment directions and helped non-English speaking patients fill out medical forms.
Dental Assistant, 01/2014 to 05/2015
Corizon Health, Inc.Boise, ID,
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Provided diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies.
  • Used Dentrix to document and maintain patient information and health background.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for procedures daily.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
Dental Assistant, 05/2012 to 06/2013
Corizon Health, Inc.Prince George, VA,
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials for dental procedures.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Booked patient appointments and managed treatment details using Dentrix and industry-standard registration software.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Confirmed appointments, communicated with clients and updated client records.
  • Answered phone promptly and directed incoming calls to correct offices.
  • Streamlined patient and provider interaction by providing channel of effective communication.
  • Interpreted services to families during process of scheduling initial visit and coordination of ongoing treatment.
  • Translated documents about treatment directions and helped non-English speaking patients fill out medical forms.
  • Converted written materials from one language to another such as books, publications or web pages.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in to East Aurora High School - Aurora, IL,
GPA:
Coronal Polishing: , Expected in to Illinois Dental Institute - Naperville, IL,
GPA:
Dental Radiology: , Expected in to Creighton University School of Dentistry - Omaha, NE
GPA:
Languages
Spanish:
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated:

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School Attended

  • East Aurora High School
  • Illinois Dental Institute
  • Creighton University School of Dentistry

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Coronal Polishing
  • Dental Radiology

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