If you want to tell the dental office that you are the candidate they are looking for, your resume will have to do the talking. Of course, what you write in your resume is up to you, but here are a few things to keep in mind while writing a dental assistant resume.
It would be best to begin your resume by pointing out what education you have had, where you went to college, which post-graduation degree you hold, your dental education, and any skills you have to help you as a dental assistant. For example, are you a people person, do you have work time flexibility? These are some of the essential skills a dental assistant requires.
Next, you need to talk about your previous work experiences. If you have any recommendations from your last job, then this is when you show those to them. Your achievements in life should also be discussed thoroughly. When talking about your earlier experiences as a dental assistant, use medical and technical terms that portray you as a professional. Do not be brief about your experiences. Speak at length about what you learned, such as managing records and files or scheduling appointments.
Then you can talk about your future goals and objectives, including where you want to be in the next few years. Discuss your life’s priorities. Go on with how your goals and priorities make you the perfect candidate for the job. Your objectives and priorities tell what kind of a person you are. Are you ambitious? Or are you a workaholic? It also tells the dental office that you will be committed to them.
To learn more about dental assistants programs, contact the Greatwood Dental Assisting Program at (281) 728-6012.