Work History

Work History
Oct 2007 - Jun 2008

Dental Product Coordinator

Group Health Incorporated

General Clerical duties, data entry, statistics, recredentialing for existing dental providers on the network and credentialing for new providers, developing databases and spreadsheets, provider recruitment mailings, typing correspondence and memos

Mar 2000 - Sep 2007

Network Support Assistant

Building Service Local 32 BJ Health Fund

General Clerical duties, data entry, statistics, patient surveys and patient complaints, recredentialing for existing dental providers on the network and credentialing for new providers, developing databases and spreadsheets, provider recruitment mailings, typing correspondence and memos, generate credentialing reports, generate other reports from databases.

Aug 1998 - Dec 1999

Dental Assistant

Jamaica Hospital- Medisys Clinic-Astoria

General Dental assisting, Instrument sterilization, operatory and tray set ups, taking and developing x-rays, preparation and mixing of dental materials, dental supply ,instrument, and equipment maintenance, ordering supplies, some clerical duties

Jan 1993 - Jun 1997

Dental Assistant

Beth Israel Medical Center- Dental Department

Four-handed dental assisting with both hospital residents and attending private dentists, taking and developing of x-rays, including cephalometric and panoramic x-rays, preparation and mixing of dental materials, bagging and sterilization of dental instruments, dental supply and instrument maintenance, operatory and tray set-up, some clerical duties

Oct 1991 - Dec 1992

Dental Assistant

Drs. Boyd & Kraus, DDS

General dental assisting, operatory and tray set-up, maintenance of dental instruments and supplies, preparation and mixing of dental materials, taking and developing x-rays, bagging and sterilization of dental instruments, some clerical and computer duties

Sep 1981 - Aug 1988

Senior Dental Assistant

NYU College of Dentistry

General four-handed dental assisting

Taught four-hand dentistry techniques to dental students.

Education

Education
2006 - 2008

Certificate

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1980 - 1981

Certificate

New York University - College of Dentistry
1972 - 1976

B.S.

Saint John's University

Skills

Skills

Clerical Office Skills

  Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook) Proficient in Internet and e-mail Typing-60 wpm Excellent English and proofreading skills Excellent clerical skills Proficient in fast longhand and speedwriting Proficient in medical terminology  

Summary

Knowledgeable and experienced dental person looking for employment in the health field, particularly dentistry, in administrative and clerical support positions.

Interest

Personal Interests: Needlecrafting(knitting,etc.), puzzles