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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Austell, GA (214830)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 214830 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:05/16/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Orthodontic
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Austell, GA 30106
 
Description
JOIN OUR ORGANIZATION... D4C Dental Brands, Inc. is a dental support organization (DSO) that supports affiliated pediatric dentists, general dentists, and orthodontists in the Smiles For Life Network . We provide business management expertise and administrative operations support, so doctors can focus on their patients and clinical operations. Our team is dedicated to helping children achieve a lifetime of great oral health. Our locations offer an exciting and comforting environment for patients as our specialists deliver best-in-class care and treatment to all. Join us and take part in raising the standard in children’s oral healthcare! JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The Sterilization & Records Technician is responsible for providing support to the office and assisting new patients. This role has transitional responsibilities including records, sterilization, and fabricating stints and models as needed. General responsibilities include: 1. New Patients: Assist new patients through their entire records appointment by answering all questions and concerns. Take precise and accurate records consisting of: Panoramic and Cephalometric X- rays, digital photos, study models and Centric wax bites Welcome the patient with office staff and Doctor introductions. Accurately chart and document all notes pertaining to the patient during the exam and treatment set forth by the Company guidelines. Review the patient’s chart and medical history and identify any potential concerns for you and the Doctor to consider. 2. Sterilization and Clinic: Ensure proper cleaning and sterilization of all operatory equipment, instruments, chairs, and work stations based on OSHA regulations and the Company standards. Maintain compliance with state and federal OSHA laws, infection control, safety standards in the dental office and operatory. ? Monitor clinic and prepare trays ahead if possible. Clean chair side trays and prepare for basic set up of instruments. Assist orthodontic assistants and Doctor as requested. Help maintain overall cleanliness of the office. 3. Laboratory and Administrative: Pour up impressions as they are completed. Clean and disinfect impression trays. Trim study models and fabricate stints as requested. Help maintain a clean work area. Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance. Ensure any release of patient information is done according to the Company guidelines. Attend and participate in all office meetings, continuing education events and morning huddles. Additional duties as assigned. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum high school diploma, or equivalent. Bilingual preferred, but not required. Customer service experience working in a professional, medical, or dental environment. Radiology certification and Certified Orthodontic Assisting credentials* SPECIFIC SKILLS: Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills. Must be customer service oriented and able to communicate with a pleasant demeanor at all times. Effective written and verbal communication is a must with all staff and management. Must possess excellent organizational skills (strong attention to detail, be able to multitask and perform job duties in a timely manner). General knowledge and understanding of dental treatment and care. Must have PC skills and be able to learn and successfully use new programs as required.