The ideal candidate for this position must be an experienced dental assistant with tenure and ability to lead a team. Can keep calm in a high pressure environment while assisting the doctor in surgeries and expanded functions. The candidate should have some relevant experience to the role that highlights their capability to conduct all assisting work, making sure daily procedures run smoothly. Thus, the candidate should be detail oriented and a creative problem solver. Willing to train the right candidate.
Responsibilities, but not limited to the following
Prepares Treatment room for patient by adhering to practice procedures and protocols.
Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
Maintains instrumentation for dental treatment by sterilizing and selecting instruments.
Assists dental professional using four handed dentistry.
Takes radiographic images, Trios digital scans, alginate impressions, fabrication of study models and essix appliances, and CT scans.
Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control instructions, and postoperative instructions; and thorough knowledge of all periodontal therapies and treatments.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Have 2-3+ years of experience as a Dental Assistant
Works well in a fast paced environment
Experience in customer service (call center, front desk/reception, patient relations) a plus but not required
Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Communication skills, written/verbal
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, Keep information confidential
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 - $25.00 per hour