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Dental Assistant Job in Plainfield, IL (216508)

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Job Id/Status: 216508 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:06/01/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Plainfield, IL 60586
Plainfield, IL dental office looking to add a professional full-time dental assistant to its team.  Dental Assistants are a critical part of our mission because they not only support the patient, they provide the doctor with valuable assistance on patient procedures. We are searching for talented people who want to provide excellent customer service for the patient, provide precise support to the doctor, and possess an amiable chair-side manner. Flexibility, analytical skills, collaboration, and follow-up are all essential.   Skills Needed Knowledge in procedures related to endodontics, implants, periodontics, composites, digital x-rays, sealants, and Intra-oral imaging. Review patient charts prior to doctor arrival, log appropriate patient data and health history during the exam and treatment, as well as transcribe the doctor’s notes. Assist the front office staff in scheduling patients’ follow up visits, as well as tracking the incoming and outgoing lab cases, to ensure quality and timely products. Answers telephone when clerical staff is unavailable. Prepares patient chart, charts lesions, and various abnormalities as diagnosed by Dentist. Able to chart in computer based program. Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment Help practice run smoothly by maintaining dental supplies and ensuring equipment operates effectively. Provide patients with instructions for oral care following all dental treatment procedures Candidate must display a strong work ethic and work well in a fast paced environment. Excellent communication skills required and at least 1-2 years of experience is a must.  Our focus is to provide a high standard of care to our patients.   The software we use is Dentrix and Dexis for imaging. Two Saturdays a month are required. Reliability and flexibility are a must. All members of staff are required to either have or gain knowledge in all aspects of finances associated with day-to-day services. We not only encourage, but we expect independence. We are an office that has built a loyal and dedicated patient base and we invite you to come be a part of team that is motivated and goal oriented.