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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Procedure Support
  • Relationship Building
  • Advising and Educating Patients
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Inventory Management
  • Customer Service
  • Payment Collections
  • Data Verification
  • Personable Communication
  • Insurance Verification
  • Records Management
  • Office Administration
  • Data Entry
  • Appointment Scheduling
Work History
08/2020 to Current Dental Assistant Los Angeles County | Los Angeles, CA,
  • Took x-rays, photographs and impressions of patients' teeth and mouth.
  • Prepared patient for orthodontist and performed simple tasks such as tightening braces and conducting preliminary examinations.
  • Prepped examination rooms, sterilized equipment and instruments and maintained appropriate tray setup.
  • Taught patients strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting tooth enamel from long-term damage.
  • Set appointments and made follow-up calls.
  • Poured and shaped molds from impressions and trimmed molds in grinder.
  • 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.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
03/2008 to 08/2020 Pharmacy Technician Family & Children's Service | Tulsa, OK,
  • Answered incoming phone calls and addressed questions from customers and healthcare providers.
  • Calculated dosage, filled prescriptions and prepared prescription labels with absolute accuracy.
  • Counted and labeled prescriptions with correct item and quantity.
  • Stocked, labeled and inventoried medication to keep accurate records.
  • Communicated with patients to collect information about prescriptions and medical conditions or arrange consultations with pharmacists.
  • Performed various pharmacy operational activities with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Assisted pharmacist by filling prescriptions for customers and responding to patient questions regarding prescription and medication-specific issues.
  • Performed wide range of pharmacy operations with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Entered and processed patients' prescriptions into internal system.
  • Maintained proper drug storage procedures, registries, and records for controlled drugs.
  • Collected co-payments or full payments from customers.
  • Solved customer problems in-person or over telephone by providing assistance with placing orders, navigating systems and locating items.
  • Consulted with insurance company representatives to complete claims processing, resolve concerns and reconcile payments.
  • Restocked pharmacy shelves with current merchandise to drive consistent peripheral sales.
  • Counted, measured, and compounded medications following standard procedures.
  • Ordered medicines daily to replenish stock and increase inventory in anticipation of need.
  • Helped pharmacist clear problematic prescriptions and address customer questions to keep pharmacy efficient.
  • Processed incoming drug orders by checking deliveries against paperwork and updating computer system.
  • Communicated with prescribers to verify medication dosages, refill authorizations and patient information.
  • Reviewed and verified customer information and insurance provider information.
  • Counted, measured and compounded medications following standard procedures.
  • Located and measured medications according to prescription information, making modifications as instructed by pharmacists and providers.
  • Monitored ordJessicag of pharmacy medication stock to maintain streamlined inventory and low overhead.
  • Verified patient data and billing information to discover and resolve erroneous bills due to system errors.
  • Communicated instructions to patients or caregivers about proper use and storage of drugs.
  • Resolved non-routine issues like third-party billing, computer system and customer service issues.
  • Resolved non-routine issues like third party billing, computer system and customer service issues.
  • Assisted patients in minimizing medical expenses by recommending generic alternative prescription medications.
  • Coordinated with insurance representatives to process claims and calculate correct co-pay information for patients.
  • Prepared bills for insurance companies and submitted required paperwork.
03/2007 to 03/2008 Pharmacy Technician Family & Children's Service | Tulsa, OK,
  • Answered incoming phone calls and addressed questions from customers and healthcare providers.
  • Calculated dosage, filled prescriptions and prepared prescription labels with absolute accuracy.
  • Counted and labeled prescriptions with correct item and quantity.
  • Stocked, labeled and inventoried medication to keep accurate records.
  • Performed various pharmacy operational activities with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Assisted pharmacist by filling prescriptions for customers and responding to patient questions regarding prescription and medication-specific issues.
  • Performed wide range of pharmacy operations with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Maintained proper drug storage procedures, registries, and records for controlled drugs.
  • Restocked pharmacy shelves with current merchandise to drive consistent peripheral sales.
  • Counted, measured, and compounded medications following standard procedures.
  • Processed incoming drug orders by checking deliveries against paperwork and updating computer system.
  • Counted, measured and compounded medications following standard procedures.
  • Located and measured medications according to prescription information, making modifications as instructed by pharmacists and providers.
02/1996 to 03/2007 Pharmacy Technician Family & Children's Service | Tulsa, OK,
  • Answered incoming phone calls and addressed questions from customers and healthcare providers.
  • Calculated dosage, filled prescriptions and prepared prescription labels with absolute accuracy.
  • Counted and labeled prescriptions with correct item and quantity.
  • Stocked, labeled and inventoried medication to keep accurate records.
  • Communicated with patients to collect information about prescriptions and medical conditions or arrange consultations with pharmacists.
  • Performed various pharmacy operational activities with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Assisted pharmacist by filling prescriptions for customers and responding to patient questions regarding prescription and medication-specific issues.
  • Performed wide range of pharmacy operations with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Entered and processed patients' prescriptions into internal system.
  • Maintained proper drug storage procedures, registries, and records for controlled drugs.
  • Collected co-payments or full payments from customers.
  • Solved customer problems in-person or over telephone by providing assistance with placing orders, navigating systems and locating items.
  • Consulted with insurance company representatives to complete claims processing, resolve concerns and reconcile payments.
  • Restocked pharmacy shelves with current merchandise to drive consistent peripheral sales.
  • Counted, measured, and compounded medications following standard procedures.
  • Ordered medicines daily to replenish stock and increase inventory in anticipation of need.
  • Helped pharmacist clear problematic prescriptions and address customer questions to keep pharmacy efficient.
  • Processed incoming drug orders by checking deliveries against paperwork and updating computer system.
  • Communicated with prescribers to verify medication dosages, refill authorizations and patient information.
  • Reviewed and verified customer information and insurance provider information.
  • Counted, measured and compounded medications following standard procedures.
  • Located and measured medications according to prescription information, making modifications as instructed by pharmacists and providers.
  • Monitored ordJessicag of pharmacy medication stock to maintain streamlined inventory and low overhead.
  • Verified patient data and billing information to discover and resolve erroneous bills due to system errors.
  • Communicated instructions to patients or caregivers about proper use and storage of drugs.
  • Restocked automated medication dispensing equipment.
  • Resolved non-routine issues like third-party billing, computer system and customer service issues.
  • Resolved non-routine issues like third party billing, computer system and customer service issues.
  • Assisted patients in minimizing medical expenses by recommending generic alternative prescription medications.
  • Coordinated with insurance representatives to process claims and calculate correct co-pay information for patients.
  • Prepared bills for insurance companies and submitted required paperwork.
  • Provided consultations and answered inquiries from patients, healthcare professionals and physicians regarding drugs, potential side effects and specified use.
Education
Expected in No Degree | General Studies Northern Maine Community College, Presque Isle, ME GPA:
Expected in 06/1994 High School Diploma | Caribou High School, Caribou, ME GPA:

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School Attended

  • Northern Maine Community College
  • Caribou High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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