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

Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting.

Patient-focused Dental Hygienist bringing eight years of experience caring for patients of all ages through dental hygiene services. Expert in prophylaxis, scaling and root planing, and patient education resulting in reduced dental decay and fewer cavities for patients. Team-oriented with success in building long-term relationships with patients to gain loyal return customers.

Skills
  • Dental health promotion
  • Dental radiography
  • Problem resolution
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Patient focused
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Costumer service
  • Periodontal treatment
  • Soft tissue management
  • Fluoride application
Experience
07/2015 to Current
Registered Dental Hygienist Endo1 Partners Tampa, FL,
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Manually and visually examined gums to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Examined gums manually and visually to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Studied new and advanced dental hygiene methods and technology by completing continuing education coursework.
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
03/2013 to 07/2015
Registered Dental Hygienist Endo1 Partners Houston, TX,
  • Monitored patients for pain and administered topical anesthetic to numb sensitive areas.
  • Cared for patients using advanced tooth cleaning methods and [Skill].
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Applied cavity preventing agents, like fluoride and sealants, to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Manually and visually examined gums to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Examined gums manually and visually to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
08/2006 to 10/2010
Paraprofessional Aveanna Healthcare Bensalem, PA,
  • Straightened classroom, placing books back on shelves and [Task] to keep areas well-maintained and organized.
  • Completed documentation on student behaviors, interventions and results.
  • Administered minor first aid to injured students.
  • Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels.
  • Applied positive reinforcement for performance to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials, and supplies for maximum efficiency.
  • Helped prepare and execute daily plans for activities and lessons.
  • Prepared bulletin boards, classroom materials and individual student portfolios to support teacher plans.
  • Prepared visual aids, equipment and classroom displays.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
03/2003 to 08/2006
Pharmacy Technician Sea Mar Community Health Centers Beacon Hill, WA,
  • Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of all drug packaging and labeling.
  • Verified insurance benefits to refill medications and upheld fantastic customer service standards.
  • Collaborated closely with pharmacist to deliver high level of quality care to patients and patrons.
  • Performed wide range of pharmacy operations with strong commitment to accuracy, efficiency and service quality.
  • Managed medication stocks, including conducting counts, labeling products and maintaining controls.
  • Administered flu immunizations to patients to prevent illness and promote well-being.
  • Administered medications as per pharmacist orders.
  • Communicated with insurance companies for billing purposes.
  • Processed prescriptions, checking against known patient allergies.
  • Restocked shelves and prepared expired drugs for return.
  • Verified prescriptions by contacting physicians' offices and receiving approval.
  • Adhered to regulatory guidelines for workplace safety and customer confidentiality.
  • Resolved third-party rejection claims.
  • Received and verified daily incoming drug inventories, reported discrepancies and logged items into inventory system.
  • Prepared prescription transfer requests from competitor companies.
  • Entered and processed patient prescriptions in company system.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2012 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Dental Hygiene
Missouri College - St Louis, MO
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Missouri College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Paraprofessional
  • Pharmacy Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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