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

Reliable Dental Assistant with strong knowledge of dentistry practice. Well-rounded and skilled handling multiple tasks. Highly organized with experience in charting, basic knowledge of dental coding, inventory, ordering, returns, computor skills, price comparison between dental companies. I have strong communication skills in medical and dental termminolgy.

OSHA, COVID, SDS, Employee monthy meetings leader and manual updates.

Technical details of dental equipment. Diagnose the reason why dental epuipment has a broken part or is not performing correct. Order of dental parts for repairs.

Repair office and dental equipment. commuication with technitions when needed.

I am looking for a remote position in technical and sales dental represenative.

Skills
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Preliminary Impressions
  • Taking Medical and Dental Histories
  • Postoperative Care Instructions
  • Emergency Dental Care
Experience
09/2009 to Current
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Heartland Dental Fleming Island, FL,
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Gathered and documented patient medical and dental histories and vital signs.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Updated patient records with new data and treatment information.
  • Relayed dentist instructions regarding postoperative care.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Counted inventory, resolved discrepancies, and completed paperwork to keep system accurate and current.
  • Rotated through series of different stations based on team needs.
  • Conducted thorough quality checks to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat, and free of safety hazards to maximize efficiency.
  • Conducted inspections of equipment before, during, and after shifts to prevent project delays and resolve issues.
  • Recommended and executed improvements for production and product quality.
  • Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed outcomes of performance goals to set future targets.
07/2006 to 10/2009
Ophthalmology Assistant Bend Memorial Clinic Teaneck, NJ,
  • Checked stock to determine inventory levels and maintain office supply products.
  • Answered incoming calls while recording accurate messages.
  • Kept front desk presentable, managing incoming calls and visitors with utmost professionalism.
  • Maintained positive working relationship with fellow staff and management.
  • Assisted organizational efforts by filing, entering data and answering phones.
  • Communicated with customers regarding [Type] processes to maintain satisfaction.
  • Managed provider calendars by adding new appointments and rebooking patients to accommodate last-minute schedule changes.
  • Wrote reports and correspondence from dictation and handwritten notes to streamline operational planning.
1997 to 2004
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Heartland Dental Fort Smith, AR,
  • Performed coronal polishing.
  • Made impressions and took impressions for mouthguards.
  • Placed and removed matrices and temporary separating devices.
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and [Type] equipment.
  • Gathered and documented patient medical and dental histories and vital signs.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Updated patient records with new data and treatment information.
  • Relayed dentist instructions regarding postoperative care.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, [Action], flossing methods, brushing techniques and [Action].
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
2004 to 2006
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Heartland Dental Gettysburg, PA,
  • Performed coronal polishing.
  • Made impressions and took impressions for mouthguards.
  • Placed and removed matrices and temporary separating devices.
  • Applied topical agents to patients, including [Topical Agent] and [Topical Agent].
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Gathered and documented patient medical and dental histories and vital signs.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Updated patient records with new data and treatment information.
  • Relayed dentist instructions regarding postoperative care.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, [Action], flossing methods, brushing techniques and [Action].
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
Education and Training
Expected in 1998 to to
Expanded Function Dental Assistant: Dental Assisting
Rogue Community College - Grants Pass, OR
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Rogue Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
  • Ophthalmology Assistant
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant

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