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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Belton, TX (197086)

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Job Id/Status: 197086 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:12/07/2017
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:None Specified
Location: Belton, TX 76513
At MB2 Dental Solutions, we connect our affiliate dental offices with dental industry rock stars. If you are driven, a natural leader, open to growth and development and are looking for an employer that supports you in reaching your maximum potential – you’ll feel right at home. Position : Traveling Orthodontic Dental Assistant Department : Client Offices Reports To : Orthodontic Manager 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 is part of a traveling orthodontic team that services a number of dental practices throughout a defined territory. 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. Responsible for traveling crate of orthodontic supplies between multiple locations. 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: Bilingual in Spanish is required 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. Ability to travel to multiple locations within a territory to provide orthodontic detal assisting services is required .May be required to work some Saturdays as needed Must be able to travel to the following cities as needed: Copperas Cove, Georgetown, Harker Heights, Belton, Manor, El Campo, and Waco.