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

Patient-oriented Dental Assistant with experience in fast-paced dental practices/work environments. Highly skilled in preparing patients for examinations, assisting with chairside procedures and educating patients on oral hygiene and care. Focused on providing top quality customer service. Public health-conscious COVID-19 Screener performs routine administrative and COVID-related supportive duties to assist staff in temperature screening to help office run smoothly and safely while following strict COVID-19 guidelines. Brings 4 years of customer service experience and strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail to build relationships with clients and employees. Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas while working under guidance of health care professional.

Skills
  • Dental staff support
  • Sterilization techniques and Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Patient schedule and medical records management
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Patient records gathering
  • Organization
  • Problem resolution
  • Communication
  • Multitasking
  • PPE use
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Customer service
  • Active listening
  • People skills and Friendly Positive attitude
  • Time management
  • First aid and CPR/AED certified
  • Equipment testing and calibration
Experience
Dental Assistant, 05/2021 - Current
Mhm Services, Inc. Blountstown, FL,
  • Practiced proper patient identification by Gathering and reviewing patient records, data, medical information and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Screened employees and visitors using specific protocol and non-contact infrared thermometers.
  • Acted as site liaison to promote proper hygiene, social distancing and other preventive practices. (As the health and safety advocate).
  • Donned and doffed personal protective equipment per company protocol to reduce spread of virus.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Communicated professionally to explain all COVID-19 screening procedures to staff members and visitors.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Educated over 55+ patients a day on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Supported dentist with completing minimally invasive and advanced surgical procedures.
Sales Associate, 06/2020 - 04/2021
Foot Locker Inc. Fayetteville, NC,
  • Built and maintained relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide store, products and services information.
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Built trusting relationships with customers by making personal connections.
  • Helped average of 65+ customers per day by responding to inquiries and locating products.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
Service Team Member/Kitchen Worker, 06/2019 - 07/2020
Woodfield Country Club Boca Raton, FL,
  • Collect different forms of payment from customers as well as helping the manager perform inventory by keeping all products organized/labeled, and keeping count of food waste.
  • Capitalized on slow periods to restock supplies, clean counters and remove trash.
  • Worked with chemicals and solutions safely to meet protocols and OSHA standards.
  • Kept drive-thru station/kitchen well-stocked and organized to meet all customer needs.
  • Worked quickly to document orders, answer questions and process payments, keeping high-volume line moving and maintaining high customer satisfaction.
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks following company guidelines.
  • Worked during peak business hours such as nights, weekends and holidays and maintained calm, pleasant demeanor.
Server, 01/2017 - 06/2019
El Cocinero City, STATE,
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Cleared table and bussed dishes to allow for quick setups.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts.
  • Resolved customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Developed strong and lasting resident relationships.
  • Implemented sanitary food handling, holding and service protocols.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 05/2023
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University of Texas At Tyler - Tyler, TX,
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Certified Dental Assistant: Dentistry, Expected in 08/2021
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UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry - San Antonio, TX,
GPA:
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Basic Life Support Certification: CPR And AED, Expected in 05/2021
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Trinity Valley Community College - Palestine, Texas,
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Languages
English :
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Spanish :
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Certifications
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • CPR certified by American Heart Association Basic Life support (CPR and AED) Program.
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Texas At Tyler
  • UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry
  • Trinity Valley Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Sales Associate
  • Service Team Member/Kitchen Worker
  • Server

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • Basic Life Support Certification

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