Expanded Function Dental Assistant Job Posting

Expanded Function Dental Assistant Job in Riverdale, GA (217734)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 217734 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:06/12/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Expanded Function
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
Location: Riverdale, GA 30274
 
Description
Dental Assistant Bilingual preferred but not required ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS The Dental Assistant provides support to the office and is responsible for assisting the professional dental staff with treatment. Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient Guide parents and patients through Farrey Family Dentistry process before treatment Educate patients in oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instructions Prepare patient for examination and treatment Take x-rays and save to patient charts Responsible for the operational readiness of the hygiene bay and operatory rooms Prepare tray set-ups for dental procedures Mix amalgam, cement, pulp paste and prepare impression materials Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment Clean chairs and rooms Assist professional dental staff with treatment: Document patient information, treatment plans, and procedures in patient chart Assist with suctioning, holding retractors and suture cutting during surgical procedures Pour, trim and polish impression casts Fabricate custom impression trays Responsible for adhering to all government regulations and company standards ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Participate in local community affairs and events to include school screenings, presentations, events, and any opportunity to promote a positive image of Kool Smiles Assist with monthly inventory counts Assist with other office duties as needed REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education, Training and/or Experience Graduation from a senior high school or GED equivalent. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics High focus on customer service and satisfaction Must love working with children Compassion and high level of service for our patients, parents and staff Integrity, always doing the right thing Dependable, reliable to be at work when scheduled Attention to detail Able to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines Professional manner and appearance at all times Computer skills: Computer literate Certifications, Licenses, Registrations X-ray certification, certified dental assistant credentials may be required for specific positions. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Five years office experience in a dentist's office PHYSICAL DEMANDS Nature of work requires an ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with patients, their parents, and staff. Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift/carry up to 10 pounds and be able to twist, turn, bend and stoop. WORKING CONDITIONS Majority of work performed in a clinical environment. Requires availability for extended hours during peak periods. Hours may change to meet the business needs.