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Todays Dentistry - Hygiene Assistant Resume Example

Andrew King
Professional Summary
  • Highly talented Hygiene Assistant with extensive experience in preparing
    patients, sterilizing instruments, setting up instrument trays, and preparing
    the materials used in hygiene procedures; keeping the patient's mouth free of
    debris during the procedure; handing the hygienist the appropriate instruments
    and taking x-rays.
  • Responsible for presentation and case acceptance of multi thousand dollar treatment plans
  • Able to communicate effectively utilizing sound judgment, self-motivation,
    eagerness and willingness to learn, oriented towards efficiency and
    organization, independent but with a commitment to team success and assignment
    at hand.
  • Skills
    • Service Orientation
    • Customer and Personal Service
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Active Learning
    • Clerical
    • Telecommunications
    • Monitoring
    • Time Management
    Hygiene Assistant Apr 2011Present Today's Dentistry League City, TX
    • Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up hygiene instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist hygienist during dental procedures.
    • Record treatment information in patient records.
    • Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.
    • Assist dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
    • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
    • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
    • Order and monitor dental supplies and equipment inventory.
    • Schedule appointments,  receive payment for dental services and maintain records, manually or using computer.
    • Take digital panoramic, bitewings and periapicals
    Transporter III Oct 2009Nov 2010 UTMB Galveston, TX Assist supervising groups of employees, engaged in transporting patients, assist nursing staff with patients and dispatching calls to transporters for completion. Also served as a back up for the Administrative secretary in daily reviewing of employee staffing, scheduling, zoning assignments and new employee training. I also would assist with keeping employee time records in the Kronos system and maintained daily records on employee attendance. Maintained spreadsheets with department statistics for the supervisor.
    Dispatcher I Dec 2007Oct 2009 UTMB Galveston, TX

    I handled large volume of calls from different departments of the hospital regarding patient transfers and made the needed appointments for them. I assisted my crew with the transportation of our patients when needed and ensured the crew was properly trained to maintain patient safety. I maintained paperwork for the department supervisors daily as well as maintained spreadsheets regarding department information.

    High School Diploma May 1993 Ball High Galveston, Tx
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    Previous Companies:

    • Todays Dentistry
    • UTMB

    Previous Job Positions:

    • Hygiene Assistant
    • Transporter III
    • Dispatcher I


    • Ball High

    Level of Education:

    • High School Diploma

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