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Job Id/Status: 213330 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:05/03/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Kennesaw, GA 30152
Experienced Dental Assistant Description: This highly motivated and positive individual works under the dentist’s direct supervision to prepare patients for oral examination and assists in providing treatment to the teeth, mouth, and gums. Must have a leader mentality. If you require micromanagement, don't apply. Key Tasks The requirements listed below are representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. - Assist the dentist in all dental procedures - Prepare patients for treatment - Hand instruments and materials to dentists and keep patients' mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices - Prepare tray setups for dental procedures and maintain adequate supply levels in each operatory, replenishing as needed - Prepare materials for making impressions and restorations - Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment - Obtain dental history and/or records from patient and ensure that the health history is updated for all returning patients - Instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care - Record patient charting and all doctor notes as directed by the doctor. - Escort patient to/from the front desk and introduce them to the continuing care clerk ensuring a positive patient experience. - Maintain an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor in accordance with Company policy Dental Assistant Training and Education Requirements - High school diploma - A degree or certificate in dental assisting - 5 years of dental assisting experience - Good communication skills - Basic computer knowledge-EagleSoft experience a plus - An eagerness to learn on the job -MUST be a team player and think outside the box We offer employment opportunities that promote professional, personal, and financial growth. We work extremely hard to provide our employees with continuous professional development and a supportive work environment. Competitive wages and opportunities for advancement are just a few reasons why a career with us is an investment in your future.