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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Amarillo, TX (213485)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 213485 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:05/05/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Orthodontic
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed
Location: Amarillo, TX 75032
 
Description
Expanded Function Dental Assistant: We are a busy specialty practice looking for expanded assistants with the confidence to assist in specialty dentistry. Our Specialty Dental Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of our specialty patients in Orthodontics, Oral Surgery, Pediatric Dentistry, and Endodontic services. Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient. Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments. Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth. Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts. Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances. Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory. Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions. Documents dental care services by charting in patient records. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed To pursue a career in our establishment you must possess compassion in the work you provide. We are looking for dental professionals excited to participate in the lives of their patients and the team members they work with. If you feel this is you. We look forward to speaking with you!! Job Type: Full-time