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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Resourceful individual recognized for outstanding problem-solving and decision-making skills. An energetic Oral Surgery Assistant known for providing in-depth information on procedures and side effects. Considered a true advocate for quality patient care.

Skills
  • Instrument sanitization
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Post-surgical care
  • Patient scheduling
  • Dental procedure knowledge
  • Restorative procedures
  • Surgical procedure preparations
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Medical records management
  • Treatment room setup
  • Taking X-rays
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Organization
  • First Aid/CPR
Experience
Oral Surgery Assistant, 07/2018 - Current
Charleston Area Medical Center Ronceverte, WV,
  • Gave patients detailed education before surgery to explain side effects and what medications could be used to treat pain.
  • Welcomed patients upon arrival, led to surgical area and managed procedure preparations.
  • Took part in surgical procedures by assisting the oral surgeon in any way that was needed.
  • Assisted the oral surgeon by preparing the surgical area ahead of time so that procedures could take place.
  • Soothed anxious patients by effectively listening and demonstrating concern for individual fears.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
Dental Assistant, 11/2017 - 06/2018
Parkland Health & Hospital System Irving, TX,
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Coordinated and managed patient care with efficiency and professionalism by scheduling appointments, educating patients.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using Dentrix all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids, supporting the dentists during procedures.
Dental Assistant, 07/2015 - 11/2017
Parkland Health & Hospital System Grand Prairie, TX,
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
Oral Surgery Assistant, 08/2010 - 07/2015
Charleston Area Medical Center WV, State,
  • Welcomed patients upon arrival, led to surgical area and managed procedure preparations.
  • Gave patients detailed education before surgery to explain side effects and what medications could be used to treat pain.
  • Took part in surgical procedures by assisting the oral surgeon in any way that was needed.
  • Assisted the oral surgeon by preparing the surgical area ahead of time so that procedures could take place.
  • Soothed anxious patients by effectively listening and demonstrating concern for individual fears.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • 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.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Dental Assisting , Expected in 04/2007
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Great Lakes Institute of Technology - Erie, PA
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School Attended

  • Great Lakes Institute of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Oral Surgery Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Oral Surgery Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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