medical assistant resume example with 10+ years of experience

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

Highly-motivated with in-depth knowledge and progressive experience in dental and medical practice environments. Demonstrating comprehensive business acumen in all facets of clinical office operations, regulatory compliance and patient-centered, superior-quality service. Effective co-leader adept at employee training and supervision, inventory oversight and database administration. Well-versed in workflow optimization and scheduling coordination for multiple doctors with extensive calendar obligations.

  • Dental radiography
  • Oral surgery
  • Local anesthetic proficiency
  • Dental impression specialist
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Team collaboration
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
Work History
01/2015 to 01/2020 Medical Assistant Missouri State University | Springfield, MO,
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Obtained all prescribed laboratory testing.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
12/2012 to 08/2014 Dental Assistant Unc Health Care Systems | Cary, NC,
  • Assisted in various surgical procedures including implant placement, connective tissue grafts, osseous surgery and crown lengthening.
  • As well as instructing patient on all post operative care for each procedure.
  • Worked with Softdent, Dexis, ICAT vision and Invivo.
  • Took alginate impressions for implant guides.
  • Ordered all office supplies as well as bone, membranes, and burs as needed.
  • Sterilized and disinfected all instruments and equipment.
  • Prepared surgical area by ensuring that all necessary dental instruments were sterilized and patients were ready.
  • Assisted surgeon during procedures by wiping up bodily fluids and handing over needed dental instruments.
  • Calmed nervous patients by speaking softly, answering questions and providing compassionate care.
  • Educated patients prior to surgery regarding what to expect, how to treat pain and which side effects could occur.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
01/2008 to 01/2012 Dental Assistant/Clinical Quarterback WOODYARD PERIODONTICS | City, STATE,
  • Acted as Quarterback for clinical care.
  • Helped direct the doctor to where he was needed, assigned daily roles for other assistants and managed our schedule when there were changes to ensure a stress free office flow.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, Dentrix, Blue note, Dexis, ICAT vision, and Invivo software.
  • Office troubleshooter for problems associated with imaging software(i.e.
  • Dexis, ICAT vision, and Invivo.).
  • Took Alginate impressions for night guards and study models.
  • Poured, trimmed and prepared models.
  • Took dental radiographs utilizing Scanex digital system, digital panoramic radiographs, and very experienced in Gendex CB 500 ICAT system.
  • Responsible for ICAT calibration and proficient in using Invivo system for fabrication of radiographic implant surgery guides.
  • In charge of office equipment and instrument maintenance and repair.
  • Performed a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties.
  • Worked chair-side assisting during examinations and patient treatment.
  • Ensured patient comfort, prepared them for treatment, and obtained their dental records.
  • Proficient in 4 handed dental assisting.
  • Sterilized and disinfected instruments and equipment, prepared trays of instruments for dental procedures and instructed patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
  • Prepared notes pertaining to patient treatment plans for doctor to prepare him for treatment conferences and increase case acceptance.
Expected in High School Diploma | Harrison High School, Evansville, IN, GPA:
  • Certified Dental Assistant- Dental Assisting National Board, Inc.
  • (DANB)Certified Dental Radiographer – Indiana and Kentucky board of dentistryBasic Life Support and CPR- American Heart AssociationOSHA certification – Indiana Dental AssociationVolunteer ActivitiesImpact Ministries Dental health clinic.
  • Volunteered to assist in seeing needy patients for extractions and examinationsEvansville Rescue Mission.
  • Helped top serve meals to the needyTristate Food Bank.
  • Prepared and delivered food for the needy during Christmas.

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School Attended

  • Harrison High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant/Clinical Quarterback


  • High School Diploma

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