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Pediatric Dental Assistant Job in Sandy Springs, GA (213430)

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Job Id/Status: 213430 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:05/04/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Sandy Springs, GA 30342
Job Title: Treatment Coordinator Reports To: Doctor(s) and Lead Hygienist Supervised By: Practice Manager Status: Non-Exempt Evaluation: Annual Review PURPOSE The Treatment Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to provide support and assistance to the Doctors, Hygienists, and Dental Assistants in the clinical areas of the office. In doing so, the Treatment Coordinator will be actively involved in communicating with the parent or guardian about the services being performed and the treatment recommended. JOB RESPONSIBILITY Depending on the size and the needs of a particular office, the Treatment Coordinator will perform a variety of responsibilities and be cross-trained in the following: • Clinical Assistance: work with the Doctor to enter recommended treatment plans during patient exams and assist in entering clinical notes. The Treatment Coordinator will assist the Doctor, Hygienist, and Dental Assistant in preparing the patient’s chair with the needed supplies and instruments. Cleaning the chairs and rooms following treatment to prepare for the next patient. This includes taking the patient back for treatment, helping with the flow of the patients, assisting throughout the appointment, accompanying the patient into the designated areas including consults with parent or guardian and front desk area for scheduling future appointments. The Treatment Coordinator will maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance, as well as adhere to all OSHA rules and regulations. • Obtaining X-Rays: quality images can be taken on most patients, by comforting and encouraging hesitant patients. Clinical Assistants that are x-ray certified will obtain any necessary periapical, bitewing, and panoramic x-rays for the appointment. • Expanding Dental Education: the Treatment Coordinator must attend continuing education classes and obtain any needed certificates. • Sterilization: the Treatment Coordinator ensures the proper cleaning, sanitizing, and maintenance of all operatory equipment, instruments, chairs, and workstations based on OSHA regulations and Company standards. The Treatment Coordinator will run the sterilization area of the clinic to ensure all instruments are properly sterilized and available for continued hygiene and operatory treatment. • Teamwork: understand how to work effectively within the organization- partnering with the Practice Manager, Doctors, Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Front Desk Coordinators, and other clinical assistants to maintain consistency and integrity within the Company. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, special disability or medical or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, Dentistry for Children complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities.