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Job Id/Status: 199674 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:01/05/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Pasadena, TX 77587
Are you an RDA looking to take the next step into a leadership role? Are you ready for the next step in your career? Does your background and experience fit well with the job description below? If this sounds like you, and you are serious about joining a world class dental team at our AMAZING South Houston/Pasadena Location - take a few minutes and complete our personality survey. Simply copy this link and paste it into a browser: Completing the personality survey will fast track you through the Rodeo talent acquisition process - it only takes about 7 minutes to complete! Objectives Assist Doctors in exams and treatment, including cleaning and care of exam rooms, treatment rooms, sterilization area, etc. Duties and Responsibilities Culture: Adhere to Rodeo Core Values and the Code of Conduct at all times. Work with the team to enhance, protect, and maintain Rodeo’s High Performance Culture. Focus on Patient Outcomes and Patient Experience. Actively share what you know, and what you learn, with the rest of the team. Foster team collaboration, share information and ideas, and challenge your team to innovate. Participate in the Morning Huddle Preparation and Transition: Prepare exam and operatory rooms to be clean and ready to receive patient Setup trays and instruments for each patient Prepare, maintain, and sterilize instruments and equipment Clean rooms before and after each patient, and at the end of the day Clean the suctions and filter Collect and dispose of trash Take diagnostic quality X-rays if needed Clinical Duties: Help with minor dental work: retraction cord, scaling, temporaries and coronal polishing Placement of post-extraction and periodontal dressings Take impressions, bit registrations and prepare the study casts (models of teeth) Help provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, endodontics, and oral surgery Assist the doctor during exams Other Duties: Set station up according to treatment Display/ inform treatment to the Doctor prior to the exam Annotate the treatment plan in the system once the Doctor performs the exam * Update the Doctor’s working status using software according to SOPs Explain exam and treatment recommendations to patient; show tooth in the mouth or videos if delegated to do so by the Doctor Assist the doctor during treatment Handle all patient behavior management Calm and reassure the patient during the procedures Coordinate for additional assistance or materials during treatment * Place notes on software according to SOPs, Further explain treatment or answer questions concerning treatment Gain the trust of the parent and establish rapport necessary to gain the consent of the parent to perform the procedure Focus on infection control, using infection control protocol and adhere to OSHA requirements Gather patient’s medical history, and take blood pressure and pulse Comfort patients before, during, and after treatment Provide patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)Tools Needed to Perform Job Rodeo Branded, Black Scrubs and personal protection equipment Current immunizations Required Skills Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) CPR and AED training Sealant and Coronal Polishing Certifications within xxx days of hire Personal Traits xxx% honest and ethical and able to develop the trust and confidence of patients Self confident and willing to admit mistakes Comfortable relating to others Fast learner and committed to lifelong learning Forward-thinking and self-directed Self-motivated with initiative Positive attitude Good communication skills Responsible Respectful Humble and Patient