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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 212875 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:05/01/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
Location: Jasper, TX 75951
Are you interested in working for a practice that is patient centered? Are you wanting to work with other people that work as a team? Do you want to work where you have the potential to make more than your base pay? Then please send us a resume! Dental Assistant Responsibilities Include but not limited to: Welcoming customers in the dental office Preparing customers for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort Selecting and setting up instruments, equipment and material needed Providing superior customer service Job brief We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentist’s office more efficient and pleasant for patients. You’ll ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist’s shoulders. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible. Responsibilities Welcome customers in the dental office Prepare customers for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed Sterilize instruments according to regulations Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry Undertake lab tasks as instructed Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked Schedule appointments Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment procedures perform minor lab activities i.e. fabricate nightguards, minor repair of dentures, partial dentures Be able to assist from oral surgery to orthodontics Requirements Proven experience as dental assistant Orthodontic experience is a plus Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods Understanding of health & safety regulations Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus Good computer skills Excellent communication and people skills Attention to detail Well-organized and reliable Graduating from dental assistant school is preferred Additional certification or training is an asset