Hygiene assistants post falls under the broader category of Dental assistants, the job description is the same for both the roles, but the hygiene assistants basically focus on hygiene care and treatment. The duties of hygiene assistants include assisting the hygienists in various dental practices, working alongside one or many hygienists, stocking the necessary equipment, setting up, clearing and cleaning equipment in-between patient consults, filling records, charting data, executing minor tasks such as applying fluoride treatment, taking BP, polishing teeth, developing X-rays and booking future appointments for patients.
The eligible Hygiene Assistant Resume demonstrates skills such as dexterity, infection disease control techniques, good communication skills, PC operating knowledge, and fluency in operating a variety of equipment, machinery, and computer software packages. A High School diploma is considered mandatory for this position, some, but not all, employers demand certification in dental assisting.
Interned with a wonderful office for two months which allowed me the chance to better the skills learned in school.
Completed included assistants of prophylaxis, restorations, extraction, taking and developing x-rays, insurance verification.
Stored files Sterilizing surgery cases Record maintenance including charting.
Hygiene Assistant/Representative Resume
Summary : Worked in the service industry for quite awhile until starting to look for a more suitable job for a young aspiring adult.
Skills : Patient Care, Detail Oriented, Cash Handling.
Set up rooms for all operative procedures.
Stocked room with instruments prior to each procedure.
Performed lab duties such as pouring models and fabricating whitening trays.
Sterilized operatory and instrumentation according to OSHA standards.
Assisted hygienists by periodontal charting with accuracy and speed.
Maintained inventory control by notifying the person responsible for ordering when items are taken from the back stock.
Walked patients back to the x-ray room and take necessary x-rays and vitals, notify a doctor when an exam is needed.
Jr. Hygiene Assistant Resume
Objective : Motivated recent graduate seeking a dental assistant position in a unique and demanding dental practice in order to expand knowledge and skills to help the office constantly grow and develop.
Assisted the Dental Hygienist. Sit patients and make them feel comfortable.
Set up the operatory rooms with correct instruments and products. Break down operatory rooms after each procedure.
Assisted 8 hygienists in a multi doctor office, hygienists greeted patients, took and developed x-rays.
Assisted doctors with patient exams, sterilized instruments, equipment and rooms, set up instrument trays.
Completed inventory, supply orders, and restocked supplies.
Greeted patients and seated them. Currently, assist Doctors and hygienists will working with the patients.
Updated charts and informed them of what their appointment consisted of.
Associate Hygiene Assistant Resume
Headline : Energetic and self-motivated Dental Assistant with professional experience in dentistry, sterilization, laboratory, radiology and clerical duties seeking a challenging job opportunity.
Skills : Quality Control, Management.
Supervised all back-office staff including scheduling, training, performance evaluations, and assisted hygienists with Radiography and charting.
Provided patients with proper prep and post-treatment instructions.
Responsible for ensuring sterilization of the office and equipment meets OSHA's standards.
Established and conducted a weekly/monthly/quarterly inspection.
Maintained dental supplies and inventory; stock supplies in operatories, lab, etc.
Led, Inspired and Motivated back staff.
Participated in monthly operational meetings and training.
Lead Hygiene Assistant Resume
Headline : Dependable, motivated, and goal-oriented professional with experience in multiple job settings. Experienced skills in both oral and written communication with well-rounded computer knowledge.
Skills : Customer Service, Sales.
Prepared and breakdown treatment areas.
Provided knowledge of treatments and procedures.
Sterilized and deliver instruments to doctors/hygienists.
Greeted patient Take photos and x-rays Complete paperwork (periodontal charting, chart notes, treatment plan).