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oral surgery assistant resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Attentive Oral Surgery Assistant promoting great communication and multitasking skills. A smart individual skilled at calming even the most nervous patients with a soothing voice and a sympathetic ear. Ready to take on new challenges with a busy oral surgery office. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Flexible and hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Dedicated employee known for being trustworthy , punctuality, pursuing and employment. options with great customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.I am ready to learn and contribute to Lakeshore oral surgery.

Skills
  • Dental staff support
  • Taking X-rays
  • Treatment room setup
  • Surgical procedure preparations
  • Post-surgical care
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Instrument sanitization
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Patient scheduling
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Exam room setups
  • Work ethic
  • Patient counseling
Education and Training
Concorde Career San Diego, CA, Expected in 10/1993 Dental Assistant : Dental Assisting - GPA :
Certifications
  • Registered Dental Assistant (RDA
  • OMSA
  • BLS
Experience
Community Health Association Of Spokane - Sterilization Technician
Spokane, WA, 08/2020 - 02/2021
  • Prepared trays, instrument packs and surgical sets.
  • Assembled, documented and packaged instrumentation and sets according to individual department protocols.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and equipment following policy procedures, industry standards and manufacturer instructions for use.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
Mayo Clinic - Oral Surgery Assistant
Goodyear, AZ, 03/2017 - 08/2019
  • Welcomed patients upon arrival, led to surgical area and managed procedure preparations.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records as part of patient intake process.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by must be NPO 8 hrs before surgery and wear short sleeve shirt and must have someone over 18 to drive you home.
  • Gave patients detailed education before surgery to explain side effects and what medications could be used to treat pain.
  • Soothed anxious patients by effectively listening and demonstrating concern for individual fears.
  • Took part in surgical procedures by assisting oral surgeon.
  • Assisted oral surgeon by preparing surgical area ahead of time so that procedures could take place.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Relayed dentist instructions regarding postoperative care.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, take with food, flossing methods, brushing techniques and no spitting for 24 hours
Mayo Clinic - Oral Surgery Assistant
Hokah, MN, 03/2009 - 02/2013
  • Welcomed patients upon arrival, led to surgical area and managed procedure preparations.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records as part of patient intake process.
  • Gathered and documented patient medical and dental histories and vital signs.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Updated patient records with new data and treatment information.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by NPO 8 hrs before surgery, wear short sleeve shirt and must have someone over 18 to drive home.
  • Gave patients detailed education before surgery to explain side effects and what medications could be used to treat pain..
  • Soothed anxious patients by effectively listening and demonstrating concern for individual fears.
  • Assisted oral surgeon by preparing surgical area ahead of time so that procedures could take place.
  • Took part in surgical procedures by assisting oral surgeon.
  • Relayed dentist instructions regarding postoperative care.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, no straws, flossing methods, brushing techniques and no spitting for 24 hrs
Mayo Clinic - Oral Surgery Assistant
Kenyon, MN, 02/2008 - 09/2009
  • Welcomed patients upon arrival, led to surgical area and managed procedure preparations.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records as part of patient intake process.
  • Updated patient records with new data and treatment information.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Gave patients detailed education before surgery to explain side effects and what medications could be used to treat pain.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by NPO for 8 hrs before surgery, Needs an adult over 18 years to drive them home the day of surgery. let them know what foods they cn eat after surgery.
  • Soothed anxious patients by effectively listening and demonstrating concern for individual fears.
  • Assisted oral surgeon by preparing surgical area ahead of time so that procedures could take place.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, no straws, flossing methods, brushing techniques and spitting.
Dental Care Alliance - Oral Surgery Assistant
Plant City, FL, 09/2003 - 10/2008
  • Welcomed patients upon arrival, led to surgical area and managed procedure preparations.
  • Gathered and documented patient medical and dental histories and vital signs.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Gave patients detailed education before surgery to explain side effects and what medications could be used to treat pain.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery be NPO for 8 hrs before surgery, wear a short sleeve shirt must have a driver 18 years old.
  • Soothed anxious patients by effectively listening and demonstrating concern for individual fears.
  • Assisted oral surgeon by preparing surgical area ahead of time so that procedures could take place.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, no drinking throw a straw for 1 week, flossing methods, brushing techniques and no spitting .

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Concorde Career

Job Titles Held:

  • Sterilization Technician
  • Oral Surgery Assistant
  • Oral Surgery Assistant
  • Oral Surgery Assistant
  • Oral Surgery Assistant

Degrees

  • Dental Assistant

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