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Pediatric Dental Assistant Job in Lilburn, GA (193711)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 193711 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:10/30/2017
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Pediatric
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:None Specified
Location: Lilburn, GA 30047
 
Description
Tebo Dental, an Atlanta-based dental group, is looking for motivated and ambitious professionals to join our team. The ideal candidate for our expanded duty dental assistant, hygiene assistant, and sterilization technician positions will have exceptional attention-to-detail and will be intelligent, organized, dependable, driven, forward-thinking, and ready to take their career to the next level with a growing company. Each position will have the following responsibilities: Expanded Duty Dental Assistant: •Verify patients' medical history and inquire about their dental concerns to communicate with the doctor •Take digital x-rays and dispense oral hygiene aids •Chart the doctor's observations, doctor/patient comments, and recommended treatment during clinical exams •Accurately document dental care services by charting in patient records •Assist the hygienists and doctors with various clinical procedures and treatment •Effectively provide dental education to increase patients' awareness of proper oral health and the importance of continuing treatment •Understand insurance benefits for patients with Medicaid and/or traditional policies •Maintain equipment protocols and production standards •Communicate with different departments to work in treatment as the schedule allows •All other duties as assigned Hygiene Assistant: •Prepare hygiene rooms, patients, instruments, and materials for each appointment •Assist the doctors with periodontal charting during clinical exams •Take digital x-rays •Review insurance benefit information to communicate procedure and frequency limitations •Document notes regarding dental care services by charting in patient records •Comply with operational procedures, OSHA laws, infection control policies, and safety guidelines •Maintain HIPAA regulations to protect patient confidentiality •Provide dental education to patients and parents to promote awareness of oral health and continuing treatment •Attend and participate in morning huddles, office meetings, and trainings •Comply with the company's uniform and basic personal hygiene standards •All other duties as assigned Sterilization Technician: Decontaminate dental instruments, materials and equipment •Collection, preparation and organization of dental trays, instruments, and equipment for scheduled dental visits •Sterilize dental instruments and materials using the ultrasonic and autoclave •Perform light equipment maintenance and repair •Report on equipment and instrument failures and/or misplacement •Inventory of sterile dental supplies and instruments to determine re-ordering needs •Dispose of sharps as mandated by OSHA •Perform and report on weekly spore testing of autoclaves •Maintain updated MSDS forms that are accessible to staff •All other duties as assigned Qualifications: •Registered or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) licensure, according to state guidelines and limitations / Expanded Duty certification •Radiography licensure •Minimum of 1 year of experience working in a dental setting, preferably with pediatric patients •Experience taking digital x-rays •Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills •Ability to work in a fast-paced, high patient volume environment •Must be proficient with discussing oral hygiene care to patients and parents •Experience using Dentrix software, Dentrix G5 and/or Dentrix Enterprise preferred •Must be willing to see pediatric, teen, and adult patients •Must be willing to travel between our Lilburn, Dacula, and Gainesville practice locations •Ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish is preferred •Comfortable working part-time with the potential for full-time based on our schedules •Must have availability to work on Saturdays Benefits: •Career Advancement and Growth •Wellness Program with Personal Trainer •Daily Healthy Breakfast Initiative •LifeTime Fitness Partnership with Subsidy •Health & Dental Insurance •Long-Term Disability •Paid Time-Off •xxx(k) with Match The Tebo Difference: For more insight into who we are, please visit our website at TeboDental.com/WhoWeAre and our YouTube channels at YouTube.com/TeboTheTooth, YouTube.com/TeboForKids & YouTube.com/TeboDentalGroup.