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Dental Assistant Job in Houston, TX (192512)

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Job Id/Status: 192512 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:10/17/2017
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Tue, Thur
Location: Houston, TX 77023
(1) Orthodontic Front Desk (PART TIME) BILINGUAL AND FULLY FLUENT IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH IS A REQUIREMENT. Come join our Team. We are a state of the art pediatric dental practice providing braces and are looking for someone to grow with our company. Job Description The Front Desk provides patients with exceptional care, information and guidance throughout their orthodontic experience. Essential Functions: - Provides outstanding customer service with patient as #1 priority - Acts as liaison between the new patient and the office - Checks in/out patients - Explains financial options to patients and family members so as to facilitate an understanding of the patients’ obligations (if TC is assisting other patients) Excellent compensation plus monthly bonuses. Requirements: 1. Bilingual – completely fluent in both Spanish and English 2. Experience as ortho TC a plus, but not necessary 3. Smiling personality Office Hours: Tuesday - 9:30 - 6:30 Thursday - 08:30 - 4:30 (2) Orthodontic Assistant (Part Time) BILINGUAL AND FULLY FLUENT IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH IS A REQUIREMENT. Primary Function: The orthodontic dental assistant (RDA) is responsible for performing all orthodontic related dental assisting duties to the highest quality and ethical standards under the direction and guidance of a licensed orthodontist. The orthodontic dental assistant communicates to the patient (parent/guardian) in a professional, concise and empathetic way that exhibits excellent customer service skills. RDA works well with a team and reports directly to the Orthodontic Manager. The RDA’s goal is to provide excellent customer service and patient care to the orthodontic patient, high quality, timely and skilled assistance to the orthodontist, while modeling professional behavior, team work, and commitment to the overall goals of the dental practice. Essential Responsibilities: Communicates with the patients (parents/guardians), orthodontist and other team members effectively Prepares all orthodontic treatment rooms in advance of orthodontic patient Handles hazardous chemicals in a safe manner Restocks all orthodontic treatment rooms and other clinical support areas. Performs periodic inventory of all orthodontic supplies. Welcomes patients to treatment rooms in a timely fashion Keeps the patient schedule on time by being aware of the daily schedule, working efficiently and as a member of a cohesive team Takes x-rays as prescribed Assists the orthodontist with all registered dental assisting duties, including orthodontic procedures Records treatment rendered Instructs patients in oral hygiene Escorts patient to the business area for follow-up and scheduling May be called upon to schedule next appointment Sterilizes instruments and equipment after each patient appointment Maintains cleanliness of treatment rooms and sterilization area Can accept constructive criticism. Is proficient in using conflict resolution and problem-solving techniques in managing interpersonal conflict and patient complaints Is organized, motivated, committed and self-directed Demonstrates ability to use assigned computer software and other equipment Completes annual education and/or licensing requirements, if applicable Maintains dependable job attendance Adheres to all safety and infection control rules Uses appropriate safety equipment. Complies with HIPAA and maintains confidential information Performs other duties as assigned Required Knowledge and Skills: In depth knowledge of all orthodontics dental assistant duties 1 year of previous experience assisting in an orthodontic setting All required certifications for dental assisting Office Hours: Tuesday - 9:30 - 6:30 Thursday - 08:30 - 4:30 Send resumes to [please sign-in to view contact information]