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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - : - -
Summary

I am currently in the dentistry profession, but I am looking to expand my career in the medical field. I know how to connect well with people and I work well with all personality types. I have a constant eagerness to learn and expand my skills. I am reliable and trustworthy. I have a strong work ethic and I adapt well to new environments. I believe customer service is important, and I can multitask and time manage well. I am devoted to giving a positive and memorable experience when meeting new people. I have a strong drive to accomplish my goals, and I keep a positive attitude.

Skills
  • Disinfecting Rooms and Equipment
  • Exam Room Setups
  • Treatment Room setup
  • Patient care
  • Receptionist skills
  • Organizing data
  • Communication skills
  • Customer Service
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Treatment Planning
  • Relationship Building
  • Advising and Educating Patients
  • Effective Customer Upselling
  • Processing Payments
  • People Skills
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Computer Skills
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Organizational Skills
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
Experience
02/2022 to Current
Dental Assistant Family Health Centers Of San Diego, Inc. Hillcrest Fhc-Annex - San Diego, CA,
  • 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.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
01/2021 to 01/2022
Dental Assistant Family Health Centers Of San Diego, Inc. Lockridge - San Diego, CA,
  • 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.
10/2019 to 04/2020
Server Life Time Fitness Troy, MI,
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about restaurant's menu and products.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Checked with customers to determine satisfaction with meals, promptly taking action to correct problems.
  • Served food and beverages to patrons and immediately remedied issues with orders.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and offering condiments, napkins and other items.
10/2017 to 10/2018
Receptionist Administrator The Animal Hospital Of Telluride City, STATE,
  • Answered incoming phone calls, routing to appropriate parties throughout office.
  • Welcomed visitors and customers by greeting and answering or directing inquiries.
  • Performed data entry and other administrative tasks to support departments.
  • Obtained and processed payments from clients for products and services.
  • Received parcels, routed mail and opened packages for staff.
  • Handled diverse needs for clients in-person, by phone or through email.
  • Maintained office supply inventory and placed orders to meet demand.
  • Screened and responded to emails, messages and other correspondence, freeing up senior management.
  • Coordinated appointment calendar and balanced schedules to promote optimal productivity.
  • Displayed professional standards at reception desk to impress visitors.
  • Managed office cleaning and sanitizing to comply with infection control protocols.
  • Created fliers, brochures and social media posts to communicate brand objectives.
  • Resolved customer complaints or answered customers' questions.
  • Computed balances, totals or commissions to support accounting team.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2016 to to
High School Diploma:
Lassiter High School - Marietta, GA
GPA:
Expected in to to
:
North Georgia Technical College - Clarkesville, GA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lassiter High School
  • North Georgia Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Server
  • Receptionist Administrator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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