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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in West Chester, OH (219162)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 219162 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:06/25/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Orthodontic
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: West Chester, OH 45243
 
Description
ORTHODONTIC SPECIALISTS JOB DESCRIPTION FORM JOB TITLE: ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT (These duties do not preclude performance of other jobs that may be assigned.) GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: To be knowledgeable in all aspects of patient care and maintain communication with doctor, patient and office staff to ensure we provide the ultimate patient experience. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (Not listed in order or importance and/or frequency) 1. Provide excellent interpersonal skills to develop effective relationships with our patients. 2. Greet and escort patients in a professional manner. 3. Proficiency in documenting data onto chart and systems. 4. Ensure housekeeping is monitored throughout the day to ensure we provide a sterile environment for our patients. 5. Assist in the administration of treatment as required or directed by doctor. 6. Promote an atmosphere supportive to patient and parent by providing explanation of treatment progress and promoting good oral hygiene. 7. Assume responsibility associated with any expanded duties that may be delegated by doctor. 8. Assist with morning/evening duties on a daily basis. 9. Lead by example; exercise good team work; have mutual respect for team; maintain a smooth flow of patients throughout the day; create “no patient wait time” by being present, engaged, ready to work at all times. 10. Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA and follow OSHA and company safety policies. 11. Be an advocate cultivating our social media networking. Engage with taking pictures/videos for office staff to submit content through social media applications on a daily basis. 12. Maximize awareness and engagement with our Patient Reward Program by promoting effective incentive and recognition programs for our patients. CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Responsible for cleanliness of clinical, lab and sterilization area and stocking clinical supplies. 2. Sterilize equipment and operatory per OSHA guidelines. 3. Prepare cases for laboratory and retainers. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Consistently follow all office guidelines communicated from Managers and Doctors. 2. Assist co-workers when needed. 3. Promote a team concept by interacting with others in a positive manner. 4. Help in other areas when necessary (i.e. assisting other doctors when needed, unpacking on supplies, office duties, etc.). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 1. Excellent communication skills and the ability to write concisely and legibly. 2. Congenial personality, outgoing and able to motivate and relate to all types of people. 3. Ability to deal with needs of the practice, patients and capacity to maintain a calm demeanor regardless of the situation. 4. Interest in analyzing the patient’s needs and making suggestions for improvement of business relations in order for the practice to operate more efficiently. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 1. Commitment to ongoing training and learning 2. Knowledge of OSHA and safety compliance 3. Working knowledge of dental equipment 4. Must have current CPR certification 5. Must have active radiology license