dental assistant resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenges with a successful team. Extensive knowledge of administrative and clinical philosophies. Familiar with fiscal management systems and human resource management. Talented at maintaining and developing effective relationships with staff, clients, patients, students and senior management. Excellent supervisory skills with the ability to work under pressure. Great multi tasker and fast learner.

  • Clinical instruction
  • Patient flow
  • Clinical safety
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Staff supervision
  • Training program implementation
  • Patient education
  • Medical device knowledge
  • Reimbursement tracking
  • Patient relationship management
  • Records management
  • Effective communication
  • Activity coordination
  • Staff scheduling
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Patient service
  • Direct patient care
  • Employee issue resolution
  • Managerial experience
  • Accounting proficiency
  • Promoting products
  • Product loading and unloading
  • Product quality control
  • Ordering products
  • Product presentations
  • Producing receipts
  • Product handling
  • Upselling products
  • Product rotation
  • Product information
  • Product deployment
  • Product awareness and visibility
  • Accounts receivable and payable
  • Filing experience
  • Confidentiality understanding
  • Prioritization and time management
  • Administering payroll
  • Database management
  • Calendar management
  • Transporting files
  • Invoicing and billing
  • Records management systems
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Meeting participation
  • Meeting planning
  • Data entry documentation
  • Database entry
  • Recordkeeping and bookkeeping
Dental Assistant, 09/2020 to Current
Res-Care, Inc.Davison, MI,
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
Rod N Reel , 06/2020 to 08/2020
Bluecross And Blueshield Of MassachusettsWorcester, MA,
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Answered calls to answer customer questions.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
Linda's Cafe, 01/2019 to 03/2020
ServerCity, STATE,
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
Clinical Manager, 07/2007 to 12/2018
Endodontic AssociatesCity, STATE,
  • Communicated effectively with staff members, dentists and patients, employing active listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Maintained the clinics records and files, utilizing proper techniques to keep patient data.
  • Worked with office manager to develop staff through education, evaluation, performance management and competency improvement.
  • Delegated tasks to staff members and monitored the completion of all duties, providing support when necessary.
  • Created work schedules for 10 employees and oversaw the functioning of the clincal department daily.
  • Facilitate hiring by interviewing applicants and making recommendations for employment.
  • Communicated with patients, asked appropriate questions and employed active listening to schedule appointments, obtain insurance Information and/or set up treatment plans.
  • Develop and adjust work schedules for Assistant staff weekly.
  • Handled job duties for staff members when they were unavailable or out of the office.
  • 4 hand-assistant during procedures with the Doctors.
  • Implement new policies and educate staff on changes.
  • Managed and worked along side employees with various personalities and from different cultures for a large dental practice.
  • Regularly evaluated employee performance and provided feedback.
  • Set up training for employees (OSHA) infection control/CPR first.
  • Handled payroll needs for the practice. Made bank deposits.
  • Handled ordering and inventory for 2 out of 5 locations.
  • Handled bill paying and accounts for equipment and dental /office supplies for 5 locations.
  • Handled PR for the practice with Doctors.
  • Worked with PBS software and Kodak imaging. Word and some Excel.
  • Credentialing Doctors with insurances companies. Verified patient benefits as well.
  • Established standards for selection, promotion and termination of staff.
  • Maintained cleanliness of medical, storage and common area rooms.
  • Spearheaded clinical training and orientation for newly hired staff and university students.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians and educate patients and caregivers on diagnoses, treatment plans and wound or disease management.
  • Coordinated weekly work schedules for all department employees.
  • Oversaw clinical operations and procedures while remaining current of federal and state regulations to ensure organization processes were fully compliant with new healthcare law requirements.
  • Delegated tasks to each member of staff and oversaw task completion, offering assistance to promote success.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2002 to Mcdounough High School - Pomfort, MD
X-Ray Licensing : Certification , Expected in 2007 to College of Southern Maryland - , MARYLAND
Activities and Honors
  • General Chairside Certified

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School Attended

  • Mcdounough High School
  • College of Southern Maryland

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Rod N Reel
  • Linda's Cafe
  • Clinical Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • X-Ray Licensing

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