Pediatric Dental Assistant Job Posting

Pediatric Dental Assistant Job in Chicago, IL (191840)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 191840 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:10/10/2017
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Pediatric
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Chicago, IL 60613
 
Description
One of the top pediatric dental practices in Chicago is looking for a coronal polish certified Dental Assistant to add to our fun and skilled team. We need someone who can perform basic dental procedures, such as cleanings and patient x-rays, maintain accurate and thorough electronic charting and has a talent for building rapport with young patients, who may be scared or anxious. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Responsibilities may include: • Helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment • Prepare examination and surgical rooms by sterilizing instruments and moving equipment into place • Assist in updating and maintaining client dental records • Perform routine dental cleanings and assist in the performance of more complicated surgical procedures • Provide support to dentists and staff as needed • Offer patients advice and materials necessary to maintain good dental health • Prevent the spread of infection and disease by maintaining a surgically clean work environment The ideal candidate • Has experience with Eaglesoft, digital X-rays and pediatric dentistry • Remains calm and tactful amid a fast-paced work environment • Promotes positive teamwork and cohesiveness between the staff • Has strong time management skills and is comfortable multi-tasking This is a part-time position with the potential to move into a full-time role. **If interested, please email [please sign-in to view contact information] and put "Pediatric Dental Assistant Resume" in the subject line.