Job Summary
Employment Type
Part Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Salary
$24 - $26 Hourly
Bonus/Commission
No
Job Description

We are looking for a part time dental assistant who will become part of our team.

The philosophy of the practice in treating patients is to be supportive and fairness focused. It is a team approach to providing excellent dental care. This position requires someone who is well-organized, pays attention to detail, and understands the importance of pleasant and approachable verbal communication skills. This position also requires the dental assistant to follow instructions and have a thorough understanding of dental office regulations and guidelines. 

 

Office Hours for the Practice:

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

 

Responsibilities

  • Welcome patients to the dental office
  • Deliver quality care to every single patient
  • Work with the Office Administrator as directed by the Administrator and work with the  Dentists
  • Prepare patients for treatment
  • Set up instruments, equipment and materials needed for treatment
  • Sterilize instruments according to regulations
  • Assist the dentists through 4 handed dentistry
  • Provide oral hygiene and post treatment care to patients
  • Keep dental examining rooms clean according to regulations and guidelines and keep them well stocked
  • Cover the front desk when needed, including scheduling appointments, processing payments and insurance claims
  • Document patient information and related data using Dentimax software

 

Skills

  • Experience as a dental assistant
  • Works well as a team member
  • Proven communication and people skills
  • Strong work ethic, reliable and well organized
  • Graduate from an accredited dental assistant program
  • Knowledge of Dentimax software preferred but not a requirement
  • VA Dental Radiation Safety Certified
  • Understands dental terminology
  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
  • Understands health and safety regulations
  • Additional training and certification is a plus

 

Job Type: Part time Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8 - 5

 

Pay: $24-$26/hour

 

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Parking

 

Schedule:

  • Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8 - 5

 

COVID-19:

We adhere to the strictest guidelines and follow the latest protocols to keep our patients and staff safe

 

Experience:

  • Dental assistant: 1 year

 

Education:

  • Dental Assistant Accredited Training

 

Work Location:

  • One location

 

Clinical Setting:

  • General Dentistry

 

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Job ID: 280416537

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