There is $500 sign on incentive upon hire.
This is a full-time position. Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-7:00 pm.
The Dental Assistant is responsible for increasing the efficiency of the dentist by relieving the dentist of as many technical functions as possible and promoting high quality comprehensive dental care. This position reports to the Clinical Care Coordinator and has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative (but not all inclusive) of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Prepares patients, the rooms and equipment for dental examination procedures and assists the dentist in performing dental examinations
Secures, assembles and checks charts for completeness prior to the arrival of scheduled patients.
Develops and sustains good rapport with patients. Employee will use proper chair side manner
Records data accurately and completely on the appropriate form as indicated by the dentist during dental examinations, dental treatment
planning and dental treatment recording.
Serves as a patient educator by providing information on specific health care issues and by clarifying and re-enforcing dentist instructions.
Maintains a record of patient referrals to laboratories, physicians, etc., and communicates results to the referring dentist and receptionist.
Interviews patient for completion of the dental history form.
Performs patient care functions such as polishing teeth, taking dental x-rays, etc.
Must employ good sterilization practices. Each DA is responsible for ensuring all instruments are sterile and ready for use. Must ensure there
is no cross contamination to keep employees and patients as healthy as possible.
Performs routine office functions.