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Dental Assistant Job in Harrisburg, NC (203028)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 203028 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:02/05/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Harrisburg, NC 28075
 
Description
As a Dental Assistant II, you will be responsible for assisting the dentists and their support team with patient care and treatment during scheduled appointments. Candidates considered for this position must be able to demonstrate superior communication and patient relations, multi-tasking, experience and knowledge related to dental terminology, dental instruments, proper tray set up, sterilization procedures, digital radiography, quality assurance, infection control, and dental records. If you are a professional team player who is committed to quality patient care and meet the expectations stated above, we would love to consider you for our team!  Responsibilities Essential Functions: Provide outstanding customer service for the patient; make the patient the #1 priority; excellent chair side manner. Assist the doctor with all dental procedures including but not limited to take directions from doctor anticipate doctor’s needs performing patient oral evaluations take accurate and high quality radiographs various laboratory duties including provisionals Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain doctor’s schedule and patient flow; create “no patient wait time;” maintain time flexibility for patient; be present, engaged, ready to work at all assigned shift times. Have knowledge and understanding of dental terminology sufficient to perform job successfully Verify patient health history (basic health review, medications, understanding impact with dentistry) and document appropriately in patient’s chart. Accountability for successful performance of all job functions Non Essential Functions: Clean and prepare operatory per organization procedures prior to patient appointment Sterilize equipment and operatories per guidelines Follow all OSHA and BBP (Blood borne Pathogen) federal guidelines Assist staff in scheduling patients’ follow up visits Follow up with labs to ensure quality and timely products Track incoming and outgoing lab cases with staff Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Education/Certification: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent Current radiography certification required Dental Assistant certification as required by state; ability to become certified Experience in a professional environment with direct patient contact preferred Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation preferred Current certification to monitor Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Analgesia preferred (if required by state practice act) Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control training as required by law Skills/Abilities: Outstanding positive attitude and demeanor Excellent customer service skills Professionalism in all aspects of job Good grooming and professional image Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong organizational and anticipation skills