Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
Salary
$35,000 - $42,000 Annual
Bonus/Commission
No
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Performs a variety of dental assisting duties, in compliance with state regulations, to promote quality dental care for patients/parents in a stress-free, comfortable environment.  Assists the doctor or hygienist, instructs patients/parents in oral hygiene techniques, communicates effectively with patients/parents, maintains equipment and inventory, obtain radiographs, adheres to OSHA requirements.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Obtain radiographs as needed
  • Review patients’ medical history and records
  • Prepare patients for diagnosis and/or treatment
  • Assist doctor or hygienist during treatment
  • Chart and record treatment information in chart
  • Perform post-operative patient care
  • Clean and stock operatories
  • Control supplies and order as needed
  • Complete lab work including bleach trays, temporary crowns, pouring and trimming models, unpack and follow lab cases
  • Anticipate doctor’s needs during all procedures
  • Comply with OSHA, HIPAA, and privacy policies at all times
  • Assist with the implementation of practice marketing strategies such as asking for referrals and testimonials
  • Other duties as assigned

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain professional demeanor at all times, even under stress
  • Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients and staff even under pressure
  • Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to speak, understand, and write fluent English
  • Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Ability to complete tasks within timeframe
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to view patient needs as a top priority

 

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Job ID: 271485522

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