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Dental Assistant Job in Morrisville, NC (218919)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 218919 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:06/22/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Morrisville, NC 27560
 
Description
Positions available in Morrisville, Durham, and North Raleigh. Reports Primarily to: Operations Manager The primary role of the Dental Assistant is to support the success of the clinicians though effective delivery of customer service, patient experience and four-handed dentistry. Dental assistants perform a variety of patient care, office and laboratory duties. Dental assistants prepare patients for oral examination and assist dental professionals in providing treatment to the teeth, mouth, and gums. Dental assistants must work effectively with co-works to create a positive environment for the team and patients. Must support the office policies and standards, and thus participate in the growth and future of the organization. Essential Functions: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without accommodation. The requirements listed below are representative, but not all inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Perform functions in accordance with the applicable state Dental Auxiliaries Table of Permitted Duties Actively participate in providing patients an extraordinary customer service experience by striving to keep your patients focused on optimal treatment while attending to their individual needs and concerns. Properly introduce yourself to patients and escort them through the office as needed Maintain a clean, sterile, and cheerful environment Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment; clean each operatory in accordance with state applicable infection control guidelines. Prepare patients for treatment and assist the clinician. Assisting each clinician provide efficient, quality dental treatment. At the direction of the dentist, complete radiographs and intra-oral pictures of patients in an efficient and timely manner Prepare tray setups for dental procedures and maintain supply level in each operatory, replenishing as needed to provide optimal patient care Keep patients’ mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices directed by the clinician. Instruct patient on postoperative care and general oral health care as directed by the clinician. Record patient charting and the clinicians notes in the digital patient chart as directed by the clinician. Support patient care by presenting treatment records, consents and health history to the clinician. Ensure equipment is maintained according to manufacturer’s guidelines. Utilize technology by learning how to operate and give explanation/demonstration of how to operate to other team members. Maintain an appropriate profession appearance and demeanor in according to dress code policy. Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations, (OSHA, WC, Dental Board, HIPAA, ADA, HR policies and practices) Other duties as directed by clinicians and management