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Summary
Hardworking,detail-oriented, energetic and positive Orthodontist Assistant in Training with background as a Hygiene Assistant and Denture Lab Tech looking to join a growing Dental or Orthodontics team. 
Skills
  • Take Impressions
  • Proficient intraoral/facial photos
  • Sterilize Instruments
  • Dental Radiology Certification
  • Itero experience 
  • Edge Software experience
  • Invisalign 
Experience
Orthodontist Assistant (on the job training)
Northampton, MA
Rigali & Walder Orthodontics: Rigali Linda E DDS/ Oct 2017 to May 2018
My multi-faceted job included explaining and performing procedures to the patient. I helped in daily setup in the sterilization room, office and the workstations. I assisted in many different procedures including Invisalign bandings, regular Invisalign appointments as well as adjustments, Bracketing traditional braces, insertion of retainers/Vivera.
I received both my Dental Radiology Certification and my CPR Certification.
Hygiene Assistant/Training to be a Surgical Assistant
DeLand, FL
Ferris Robert T DDS/ Sep 2001 to Aug 2004
 My job entailed polishing patients' teeth, generate and process x-rays and place them in film holder. I sterilized and bagged all instruments, discussed pre/post op instructions with patients, monitored patients while on N2O, cleaned, sanitized, and prepared hygiene rooms for the next patient. 
Hygiene Assistant
Englewood, Fl
Dr Gelder, Forester, and Davis/ Jul 1999 to Aug 2001 I worked directly under a hygienist during oral examinations/charting of teeth. I assisted chair-side for procedures. I sterilized and bagged all instruments, dentures, and partials. I sanitized and cleaned hygiene rooms in preparation for the next patients. I learned to develop and place x-rays in film holder. 
Denture Lab Tech
Englewood, Fl
Advanced Dental Care / May 1998 to Jun 1999 I assisted in the process of making dentures, partials, retainers, and crowns. I maintained and cleaned the dental lab at the end of the day and also on weekends. I answered phones at the reception area when needed and also pulled and filed charts. 
Education and Training
High School Diploma Lemon Bay High School 1196 Englewood, FL, United States
I received my Dental Radiology and also CPR Certification 2018

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Summary
Dental Assistant with over eight years of experience assisting with direct patient care in oral surgical procedures, patient record and office management. Ability to work as part of a team and to handle multiple tasks safely and effectively.
Licenses
Certification of Nursing Assistant
CPR Certified
Anesthesia Sedation & Nitrous Oxide Monitoring Certification
Skills
  • WinOMS software skills
  • Vital signs aptitude
  • Suture removal competency
  • Post-extraction dressings
  • Appointment scheduling proficiency
  • Insurance verification competency
  • Dental equipment maintenance
  •  Dental panoramic x-rays expertise 
  • Patient educator
  • Office management professional
  • Infection Control (ICE)
  • Dental assisting talent
  • Insurance billing
  • OSHA certification
  • Computer charting
  • Insurance billing 
  • Dental office expertise
  • Infection Control (ICE)
  • OSHA training 
  • Dental equipment maintenance 
  • CPR 
  • Ultrasonic usage
  • OSHA certification 
  • Dental assisting talent
  • Computer charting
  • Insurance billing 
  • Dental office expertise
  • Infection Control (ICE)
  • OSHA training 
  • Dental equipment maintenance 
  • CPR 
  • Ultrasonic usage
  • OSHA certification 
  • Dental assisting talent
  • Computer charting
  • Insurance billing 
  • Dental office expertise
  • Infection Control (ICE)
  • OSHA training 
  • Dental equipment maintenance 
  • CPR 
  • Ultrasonic usage
  • OSHA certification 
  • Dental assisting talent
Experience
09/2009 to Current
Surgical Supervisor Dr. Dale D. Shahan Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Quincy, IL
Greeted and prepared patients for dental surgery. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.Coordinated appointment schedules for the oral surgeon. Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies. Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by oral surgeon. Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries. Expertly filed patients' charts and processed billing and payments. Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.

05/2009 to 09/2009
Oral Surgical Assistant Stanley Margul Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Quincy, IL Greeted and prepared patients for oral surgery. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays. Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by oral surgeon. Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries.
01/1998 to 06/2009
VNAC Illinois Veterans Home Quincy, IL Provide basic care to residents. Assisted residents with activities of daily living. Monitored vital signs. Assist the nurse and other staff as needed. 
Education and Training
2003
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing John Wood Community College Quincy, IL, USA

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Career Objective
Self-reliant and motivated RN BSN graduate with strong interpersonal skills as well as a substantial understanding of patient care techniques that provide high quality and patient safety.  Currently focused on building a solid foundation where I can utilize my acquired skills and knowledge with the opportunity for growth and advancement.
Skill Highlights
  • Ability to build rapport
  • Critical Thinking & observation
  • Good under pressure
  • Communication - give and receive feedback well.
  • Compassionate patient care
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Think outside the box
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Documentation
  • Collecting and analyzing patient data
Work Experience
Surgical Assistant Sep 2000 to Jan 2012
Westchester Implant and Oral Surgery Group White Plains, New York
Assisted in a multi-doctor practice with all surgeries, including routine extractions, lacerations, dental implants, bone grafts, biopsies, and mandibular fractures.
Monitored vitals before, during and after all surgeries.
Set up and breakdown of non-sterile and sterile surgical rooms.
Performed pre and post op x-rays.  
Responsible for patient experience from arrival to discharge.  
Educated patients with discharge instructions and answered all questions.
Education and Clinical Training
Bachelor of Science, Nursing 2016 Herbert Lehman College Bronx, NY, USA
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Zeta Chapter

Nursing 2016 Herbert Lehman College Bronx , NY, USA
Clinical practicum in Medical/Surgical, Pediatrics, Maternal/Child, Labor and Delivery, and Emergency
  • Worked within interdisciplinary teams in providing and evaluating healthcare.
  • Used nursing process to assess, plan and evaluate care for adults with chronic illness.
  • Demonstrated competency in medication administration.
  • Focused on skills of assessment, therapeutic communication and the utilization of evidence-based practice.
  • Assessed newborns, children and adolescents in various states of health and illness using principles of growth and development.
  • Developed and implemented family-focused care plans for adolescents and children using the nursing process.
  • Assessed women during ante-partum, intra-partum, and post-partum periods.
  • Developed and implemented human science-based nursing care plans for childbearing women in various states of health.
  • Managed care of clients on medical surgical unit, labor and delivery, ICU, and adult/pediatric emergency.
  • Utilized principals of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention in treatment of acute and chronic illness.
Licenses
Registered Nurse in the State of New York, License number 726417
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2016 to present
NDNQI Pressure Ulcer Training, American Assoc. of Neuroscience Nurses

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Summary

Responsible United States Army veteran and firefighter accomplished at fostering an atmosphere of communication, teamwork and progress. Committed to building an efficient, modern force while maintaining a tradition of excellence.

Skills
  • Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese 
  • ECG operator
  • CPR/AED/Splinting
  • First Responder
  • Calm under pressure


  • Hazmat
  • Fire fighter I/II
  • Establishing a sterile field for surgical procedures
  • ​Crisis management


Experience
04/2017 to Current
Firefighter Chelsea Fire Department Chelsea, MA
  • Extinguished residential, aircraft, structural, woods and automobile fires with handheld tools and equipment.
  • Maintained supplies and materials on fire and rescue vehicles.
  • Prepared reports of fires, accidents and emergencies for accurate transfer of information.
  • Completed continuing education classes in firefighting, rescue and emergency services.
  • Maintained constant public presence to enforce fire prevention laws, including city ordinances.
08/2009 to Current
Transportation Specialist/Combat Life Saver United States Army Framingham, MA
  • Cared for wounded soldiers by coordinating care.
  • Relaying information regarding family history and physical injuries to higher command.
  • Attend to immediate wounds and performing procedures such as CPR, chest needle decompression, assessing a collapsed lung and monitoring the patient's health status.
  • Provided guidance for subordinate soldiers ensuring they received necessary instructions and were properly trained.
  • Operated all wheel vehicles and equipment over varied terrain and roadways for support on combat operation.
  • Oversee and check proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles and trailers.
03/2014 to 10/2015
Medical/ Surgical Assistant Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates Somerville, Massachusetts
  • Assisted in surgical procedures in the field of Urology, Vascular Surgery, Podiatry and General Surgery.
  • Assisted providers in departments of Orthopedics, Urgent Care, Pediatrics, OBGYN, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Cardiology and Dermatology.
  • Helped physicians examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.
  • Sun-Rise Program Facilitator (Feb 2012 To: Dec 2013)
  • Assisted autistic children by using the Sun-Rise method to overcome autism.
  • Collect and organize data to record progress. 
Education and Training
May 2015
Biology Neuroscience Framingham State University Framingham, MA