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Dental Assistant Job in Duluth, GA (199340)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 199340 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:01/03/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Duluth, GA 30096
 
Description
Expanded Duty Dental Assistant position available. At least 3 years of prior experience is required, as well as current GA x ray license and CPR. Applicant MUST be self motivated, outgoing, and responsible. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION: - Minimum three years work experience in a dental practice - Knowledge of updated OSHA regulations - Knowledge of HIPAA policy - Understand and perform each essential duty satisfactorily - High school diploma or equivalent - Proficient in working with the office equipment and computer software used by the practice - Valid certificate as a Dental Assistant - Must have reliable transportation Essential Functions: Provides chair side assistance to dental providers in the performance of dental procedures, to include operative, preventive, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, and all other dental procedures as needed. Prepares, sterilizes, organizes, and sets-up dental equipment to ensure that all dental sterilization guidelines are followed according to dental guidelines. Monitors and maintains dental inventory, supplies and equipment i.e. compressor, evacuator system, sterilizers, and light curing units etc. in accordance with manufacture guidelines. Takes dental radiographs in accordance with provider orders; assists in the monitoring and maintenance of radiation safety procedures and protocols. Develops and participates in all performance improvement activity relating to dental practice and ensures the dental component is in compliance with all regulations and standards. Provides excellent internal/external customer service via telephone, fax or face-to-face contact to assist patients with their health care needs. Patient management during dental procedures to include: instrument transfer, isolation, oral evacuation, retraction, and preparation of dental instruments and materials to include mixing filling and impression materials, charting examination and treatment results on patients' dental records. Maintain daily log-books on daily maintenance procedures. Maintain dental laboratory slips creating dental records of incoming and out going dental cases. Maintain proper maintenance of dental charts and dental forms. Provide patients with written and oral post-operative instructions for dental procedures. Interested candidates can fax (xxx-xxx-xxxx) or email resumes for consideration. Please include salary requirements.