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Medical Assistant

Location:
Chula Vista, California, United States
Posted:
March 14, 2019

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PROFILE

Ten plus years of experience in general dentistry. Extensive skills in evaluating customer/patient needs. Hands on experience in patient examination and dental procedures including oral surgery and manufacturing of dental prosthesis.

SKILLS

General Computer Skills

Documentation: Patient records/reports, Diagnose X-rays and CT scans.

Languages: Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese

Dental Office Skills: Budgets, Organization, Lab preparation, Examinations, Patient interaction/communication.

Certification: Medical Interpreting

EXPERIENCE

Argen Corporation, San Diego, CA

2016-2018

Dental Technician

oReplaced partial or total loss of natural teeth by constructing partial or full dentures (metal and non-metal).

oRestored natural teeth by fabricating crowns and bridges.

oCorrected dental irregularities by manufacturing fixed or removable appliances.

oCompleted implant procedures by fabricating prostheses to fit implants the dentist places directly into the patient's jawbone.

oReplaced missing facial and body tissues due to injury, disease, or developmental abnormality by fabricating prostheses.

oConstructed prostheses by following the dentist's prescription; making models of the mouth and teeth from impressions of the patient's mouth taken by the dentist; building-up wax replicas of part or all of the mouth and/or teeth on the model; encasing the wax in a mold material and melting away the wax; replacing the wax with plastic, metal, or ceramic materials to make the replacement appliance; polishing and finishing the appliance prior to its being placed in the patient's mouth by the dentist.

oDocumented actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.

oUtilized and conserved supplies and equipment by completing plaster casting, electro-spot welding, metal casting, metal polishing, wax modeling, ceramics, wire bending, electroplating and sandblasting; maintaining supplies inventories; keeping equipment operating.

oImproved quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.

oUpdated dental laboratory technician job knowledge and skills by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

oEnhanced dental laboratory reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Western Dental, Escondido, CA

2015-2016

Dental Assistant

oPrepared examination room for patient examination.

oPrepared patient for examination.

oCleaned tools and organize trays/tools.

oAssisted Dentist with exams.

Dr Jose Artieda/Dr Erik Arzabe, La Paz, Bolivia

2010-2014

General Dentistry/Oral Surgeon

oAttended children and adults in examinations, cleanings and prognosis.

oAssisted with oral surgeries.

oEvaluated X-rays and CT studies.

oManaged offices.

Del Nino Hospital, La Paz, Bolivia

2011-2013

Scribe

oManaged records.

oWrote reports for doctor’s diagnosis.

oCollected lab results.

oAssisted in patient examinations.

oDiagnosed X-rays and CT scans.

Dr. Carlos Costa/Dr. Vladimir Aranda, Bolivia

1997-2010

Dental Assistant

oPrepared examination room for patient examination.

oPrepared patient for examination.

oCleaned tools and organize trays/tools.

oAssisted Dentist with exams.

oManaged office, medical records.

oCoordinated dental conferences.

oAssisted with office budgets

Bolivian Bucomaxilofacial Society, Bolivia

2009-2010

Interpreter

oCoordinated and helped organize medical conferences by setting up the conference room, greeting medical officials, and government officials.

Dental Prosthesis Business Owner, Bolivia

1997-2008

oElaboration of fixed and removable dental prosthesis, crown, bridges, and crown Cobalt Chrome prosthesis

EDUCATION

University of California San Marcos, CA-Medical Interpreting Certificate

2015-2016

Universidad Nuestra Senora De La Paz, Bolivia-Dentistry Major

2000-2009

Universidad Mayor De San Andres, Bolivia-Bachelors in Humanities

2003-2007

Instituto Virgen Copacabana, Bolivia-Associated in Dental Laboratory Technician

1993-1996



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