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Job Id/Status: 199611 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:01/05/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Cincinnati, OH 45244
This position is for a Hygiene Assistant in our Eastgate Dental Office Assists the hygienist in dental treatment, as well as functioning as a key member of the dental team 1. Competently operates standard dental equipment, which may include autoclave, air/water syringe, suction, X-ray units, dental units and other office specific equipment. 2. Competently operates dental office software. 3. Competently operates standard office equipment. 4. Able to use Electronic Dental Record 5. Correctly verifies all dental records for updates as needed. This may include consent forms, updated 6. Greets patients and answers questions concerning any problem that might arise 7. Correctly registers new and established patients in the computer. Obtains correct demographic and financial information. 8. Responsible for having appropriate paperwork filled out by patients which may include consents, databases and other paperwork as needed. 9. Orients new patients. 10. Collects payment from patients which may include co-payments, sliding fee charges, NSF check charges, and collection payments. Correctly writes receipts for payments. 11. Coordinates patient intake and preparation for exam functions in a constant, steady fashion. Maintains organization and sets priorities to facilitate patient flow. Prepares the dental operatory for the specific procedure determined by the Hygienist. 12. Takes patient’s vital signs and any radiographs as needed for the exam. These may include a panorex, a full mouth series, bitewings, periapical or occlusal radiographs. 13. Assist Dental Hygienist with visits which may include prophy, X-rays, scaling and root planning. 14. Understands and accurately communicates instructions, information, and / or concepts according to the hygienist orders utilizing proper dental terminology and grammar. Example: telephone messages, pharmacy refills, patient education, referrals, scheduling appointments and documenting such according to established office policy. 15. Ability to answers telephones for multi-line system and direct calls accordingly. 16. Schedules appointments per hygienist protocol. 17. Other duties as assigned