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Pediatric Dental Assistant Job in Centerville, OH (197144)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 197144 / BOOKED
Job Posted/Updated:12/12/2017
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Pediatric
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Centerville, OH 45459
 
Description
Our busy and growing pediatric dental practice is in search of a team player to serve as a Certified Dental Assistant. We require an experienced, self motivated, humble, multi-tasker who clearly understands the focus of our business and is interested in working hard to grow our practice. Responsibilities will include: -Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. -Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, and seating the patient. -Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments. -Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth. -Provides diagnostic information by taking impressions; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts. -Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory. -Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions. -Documents dental care services by charting in patient records. -Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential according to the office HIPPA policies and procedures. -Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. -Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. -Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. -Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. -Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors. -Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors. -Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments. -Nitrous oxide-oxygen minimal sedation monitoring if has successfully completed a six hour mandated course. -Coronal Polishing & place Dental Sealants if have completed the necessary courses and certifications. -Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. -Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. -Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Applicants must have 2 plus years experience, be a Certified Dental Assistant within the State of Ohio, hold a valid Radiology Certification and a Coronal Polishing Certification. Sealants certification and Nitrous monitoring certification are preferred but not required. Applicant must be willing to obtain these certifications as soon as possible. Interested, experienced, applicants must email a cover letter detailing why they should be considered for an interview as well as your resume. The letter must also state the current salary as well as salary expectations. References will be checked and honesty and integrity will be crucial. Candidates who do not submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements will NOT be considered.