Dear Hiring Manager:
I am currently seeking a challenging career opportunity as a General Dentist and am submitting my resume for your review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
As indicated in the accompanying resume, I graduated with a degree in General Dentistry (DDS). In addition to my academic credentials I bring you a positive and energetic work approach and an exemplary blend of talents in the areas of patient care, case management and treatment plan development. To complement these qualifications, I offer an unwaivering commitment to documentation accuracy and confidentiality, which is paramount in the field of dentistry. I also bring experience and a pleasant attitude.
I excel in client relations and am known for my ability to build rapport and forge strong relationships with patients, helping the company to achieve and exceed revenue targets. I also offer solid organizational and communication skills, which are essential in directing the delivery of professional dental services.
As a proactive contributor to your organization, you will find me to be a driven professional committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior motivational attributes, unparalleled record-keeping skills, and well honed leadership attributes. I am confident that I could be a valuable asset to your organization, and look forward to working with you in the near future.
Candace Alexander, DDS
863 Flat Shoals Rd SE C-220, Conyers,GA 30094 • 301-***-**** (C)
Seeking General Dentistry opportunity to contribute exceptional relationship building, clinical, and communication talents toward supporting an employer in achieving objectives
Obtained a Georgia license to practice dentistry
Possesses a B.S. in Biology and recent graduate of Howard University College of Dentistry who has strong professional experience in patient care, counseling, confidential record keeping and administrative functions.
Articulate, focused and detail-driven; highly versatile with an ability to quickly adapt to new roles, responsibilities and environments.
Reputation for superior organizational skills, solid judgement, flexibility and problem solving abilities.
Known as a team player that works collaboratively with peers and managers to consistently meet goals and objectives and provide quality patient care.
Energetic and enthusiastic with well-honed communication and interpersonal skills.
Resourceful self-starter with exemplary multitasking abilities; gracefully balances competing priorities.
Consistently strives to achieve perfect in all endeavors.
Howard University College of Dentistry, Washington, DC 08/03 – 12/07
University of North Carolina – Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 08/98 – 12/01
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Recipient of a scholarship for academic excellence 08/00
GA Dental Staffing Agency- 09/16 - present
Working as a general dentist
Worked as the Managing Clinical Director for an office (general dentistry) 06/14 -09/16
Worked as a general dentist (associate) in oral surgery, restorative, fixed and 12/14 - 06/14
Help A Child Smile ( GA ) 08/14- 12/14
Worked at multiple school sites performing restorative, hygiene, sealants on children/pedodontics...
Dental Consultants (prison), Jessup, MD 04/12 – 11/14
Working as a general dentist on inmates (restorative, removable prosthodontics, extractions…)
Stellar Dental, Silver Spring, Hyattsville, MD
08/09 - 11/14
Working as a general dentist (restorative, pediatrics, adults, oral surgery…)
Dental Temps 4 Hire and Dental Power, MD, GA 08/10- present
Worked as a general dentist (temporarily) at various clinics.
Forba Dental Centers, Baltimore, MD 07/09 - 08/10
Working as a general dentist (single rooted endodontics, prosthodontics, restorative, pediatrics …)
Indian Health Services (IHS), Bellingham, WA
Attended dental clinic ( Externship), gained experience in restorative, prosthodontics, and pediatric dentistry (clinical dentistry), formulated treatment plans… 07/06 - 08/06
Freedom High School, Charlotte, NC 08/01 – 07/03
Provided superior levels of assistant to teaching staff and tutored students in French, Math, Music and Science and maintained a classroom environment conducive to learning.
Monitored student performance and conducted assessments to evaluate levels of learning, planing additional daily lessons to meet individual needs.
Prepared instructional materials; formulated individual, small group and whole class instruction plans and developed assignments based on individual assessment of needs.
Provided supplemental learning activities designed to enhance classroom experiences for students with an emphasis on quality instruction and improved levels of learning.
Supported the development of effective teaching methodologies to help improve teaching practices and achieve improve student performance.
Coordinated a vast range of extra-curricular activities and supervised field trips, developing strong relationships with students and teachers outside the classroom environment.
St. Marks/Lifespan, Charlotte, NC 07/01 – 06/03
Patient Care Assistant
Provided the highest levels of patient care within a nursing home environment and built strong relationships with patients of various ages and backgrounds.
Responsible for a vast range of daily functions including the dispensation of medication, transportation of patients to and from the facility, preparation of meals and coordination of daily activities in accordance with individual patient requirements.
Taught life skills to patients and developed plans and programs that met the individual needs of patients in a positive and life enhancing way.
Monitored patient progress and worked closely with medical professionals to ensure the provision of quality care and enhanced levels of open communication.
Performed administrative functions including confidential record keeping, telephone support, data management and the collation of daily patient information as related to specific patient goals.
Asbury Care Center, Charlotte, NC 05/99 – 06/00
Responsible for the preparation and service of balanced meals to individual patients in caring, supervised environment in accordance with nursing home policies and procedures.
Provided confidential administrative support including record keeping and telephone support and performed additional duties as requested.
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Patient Care Assistant/Office Assistant, Enderby Manor Nursing Home, Toronto, Canada 08/96 – 01/97
Receptionist, Liburd Center (Nursing Home), Toronto, Canada 07/96 – 08/98
Medical Mission – Jamaica 03/15 & 03/16
Went to clinics and provided free dental care
Medical Mission – St. Vincent and The Grenadines 07/14 & 07/16
Traveled to clinics and provided free dental care to people in need
Sarah’s Hope, Baltimore, MD 07/09- 07/14
Cook meals and serve to homeless women and children
Volunteer, North East Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Charlotte, NC 10/99 – 08/03
Served as a volunteer member of the music program and sang as a soprano in the church choir, played the piano and played the trumpet in gospel concerts.
Pathfinder Counselor, North East Seventh-Say Adventist Church, Charlotte, NC 01/01 – 07/03
Coordinated indoor and outdoor activities and daily devotions for members of the congregation.
Professional Grader, Measurement Incorporated, Charlotte, NC 05/01 – 06/03
Graded English essays for grade 7 and grade 8 students in accordance with national standards.
Volunteer Coordinator, Jamaican American Cultural Association, Charlotte, NC 06/99 – 08/03
Coordinated, planned and directed Ms. Caribbean Queen Pageants, fashion shows and fundraisers.
Active Member, Caribbean Connection at UNCC, Charlotte, NC 09/99 – 05/02
Planned and coordinated functions, events, carnivals and shows.
Office Assistant/Receptionist, Dr. George Sewells (Optometrist), Toronto, Canada 06/96 – 08/96
Performed a wide range of administration and clerical functions in a busy office environment.
Summer Counselor, Simmons YMCA, Charlotte, NC 05/95 – 05/96
Provided counseling to mentally challenged children and coordinated indoor and outdoor activities.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Languages: English, French