Dental Assistant/Front Desk Resume
|Desired Industry: Dental
|Desired Job Location: Los Angeles, California
||Date Posted: 2/19/2006
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: New Grad/Entry Level
||Willing to Travel:
|Highest Degree Attained:
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
My objective is to obtain employment as a skillful, hardworking Dental Assistant that would allow me to be a productive asset with a company that has a challenging, energetic, also fun work environment; where patient care is top priority; and also where I will be able to fully utilize my professional experience with patients that would be of great value to the dental field.
10/2005 - 11/2005 Beattie Family Dental Davenport, IA
Prepared materials for impressions and restorations, took dental x-rays, and process x-ray film as directed by a dentist, apply topical anesthetics to gums, assisted with office duties; schedule and confirm appointments, receive patients, keep treatment records, send bills, receive payments, and order dental supplies and materials, and broke down rooms
5/2005 - Present Individual Advocacy Group Moline, IL
Direct Support Professionals
Providing a clean, comfortable, nurturing environment; maintaining and monitoring of all medical requirements -- carefully trained in how to order, control and dispense medications, also monitor and report on medical conditions of each consumer ; provide complete personal care as needed -- each consumer is assisted in bathing, grooming and dressing; care planning includes designing activities with the individual's desires and level of participation in mind and assisting the consumer to become an active part of the community.
12/2004 - 3/2005 Apac Customer Service - Medco Davenport, IA
Pharmacy Service Representative
Answered incoming calls from prospective customers to explain type of service or product offers providing outstanding customer service; recorded and verify names, addresses, purchases; enter data from order into computer.
5/2004 - 11/2004 Metropolitan Medical Laboratory Moline, IL
Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and fingersticks; verified test requisitions by comparing information with nursing station log; bringing discrepancies to the attention of unit personnel; verified patient by reading patient identification; maintained specimen integrity by using aseptic technique, following department procedures; observing isolation procedures; tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection; maintaining daily tallies of collections performed; Monitored glucose levels by performing bedside glucose tests; recording results; reporting results to unit nurse-manager; performed bleeding-times tests by entering results to the computer; notifying pathologist of results falling outside normal ranges; maintained quality results by following department procedures and testing schedule; recording results in the quality-control log; identifying and reporting needed changes; maintained safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations; resolved unusual test orders by contacting the physician, pathologist, nursing station, or reference laboratory; referring unresolved orders back to the originator for further clarification; notifying supervisor of unresolved orders; served and protected the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and JCAHO standards.
August 2005 - November 2005 Springfield, IL
Dental Assisting course
Excel Training System of Dental Assisting
Debbie Steppe & Barbara Ealy 217-821-0703
March 2003 - May 2003 Moline, IL
Phlebotomy Technician Program
Black Hawk College Outreach
Betsey Morthland 309-755-2200
August 2002 - May 2003 East Moline, IL
Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program
United Township High School Area Career Center
Denise Eilers & Robyn Seals 309-752-1691
August 1999 - May 2003 East Moline, IL
Diploma in General Studies
United Township High School
§ Experienced in numerous fields such as healthcare, customer service retail, research, and food service.
§ Fine decision-making abilities, communication skills, and have a cooperative working relationship with co-workers, clients, patients, and customers.
§ Having the experience and skills with the above have lead me to succeed in various work environments
Some additions include working as a cashier, telephone surveyor, and a server. I am also listed on the Illinois Nurse Registry.
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