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Job Id/Status: 199419 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:01/04/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: San Antonio, TX 78251
Summary: Under the direction of the Clinic Manager, manage all aspects of clinical operations including oversight and direction of the Dental Assistants. Core Responsibilities ? Mentor and train the Dental Assistants in providing: Excellence in patient care; Effective communication with the patient and doctor, and Appropriate patient instruction ? Oversees the overall smoothness of chairside activities and procedures; Manages the patient flow and sequence priorities of treatment ? Responsible for seating the patient, and taking the patient to the front desk for dismissing ? Assigns Dental Assistant specific patients on a daily basis ? Keeps supplies and equipment current and maintained ? Oversee lab equipment and supplies and equipment maintenance ? Using knowledge of procedural stopping points, assigns one segment of each treatment at a time to keep the dentists at maximum mobility so that each patient receives reasonable proportional attention ? Interface with the doctor to relay individual patient needs to enhance patient care ? Teamwork – Supports and backs-up team members to build a spirit of cooperation and fully meet patient needs ? Culture - Builds a culture of respect, accountability and trust Competencies for Excellence ? Leading Others and Influence: Develops and communicates goals; Enhances commitment to organization through acknowledgment of contributions and recognition for progress; Structures situation to create a desired impact and to maximize the changes of a favorable outcome ? Integrity & Credibility: Able to gain the trust and respect of patients, co-workers and leaders; Exhibits professional demeanor; Takes responsibility for own mistakes, does not blame others ? Initiative and Results Orientation: Sets specific, challenging goals; Measures results; Handles crisis effectively; Exhibits tenacity in reaching goals ? Communication: Understands attitudes, interest, needs and perspectives of others; Expresses ideas concisely; Tailors communication to specific person/audience; Anticipates and manages effects of communication ? Concern for Order and Quality: Keeps records, checks quality of work and documentation ? Teamwork: Work to develop friendly and supporting atmosphere; Pitches in and help others ? Self Management: Exhibits self-confidence when interfacing with the patient; Functions effectively under pressure; Manages own behavior to prevent or reduce feelings of stress ? Customer Service: Adheres to proper clinical practices; Becomes a trusted advisor to the patient ? Adaptability: Adapts to change in direction in order to support changing priorities Job Requirements ? Must be bilingual (English/Spanish) ? Minimum age of 18 with High School Diploma or equivalent ? RDA certification highly desired, required within six months of start date ? A minimum of 2 years experience in a professional dental clinic strongly preferred ? Intermediate to advance computer use and data entry skills ? Reliable transportation; Ability to work clinic hours: Mon & Fri – 8:50-5:30, Tues & Thurs – 9:50 to 7:00, Wed- 11:50 to 7:00 and Saturday 8:50 to 4:00