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Dental Assistant Job in Athens, GA (219506)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 219506 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:06/27/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Athens, GA 30606
 
Description
Provides superior chair-side clinical support and assisting to Doctors and Hygienists which includes but is not limited to: charting, patient education, Operatory set-up and clean-up. • Manages the patient flow; redirects efforts to respond to changes, prioritizes next Operatory room for the Doctors, and updates the Doctors on patients’ status. • Welcomes and greets patients in the reception area and provides a personal introduction including name and position. • Takes and processes X-rays. • Performs patient hand-offs. • Enters and updates patient treatment plans at the direction of the treating Doctor using the company operational system. • Verifies the patient’s clinical and service needs were exceeded and takes appropriate action when visits do not meet expectations. • Escorts the patient to check-out. • Completes sterilization processes for equipment and Operatory. • Monitors all laboratory cases and ensures they are ready for the next day’s schedule. • Maintains emergency kits and first aid supplies, emergency medications, and oxygen tank. Follows maintenance schedules for the processor, autoclave, and compressor on a weekly basis. • Identifies, reports, and follows up on any maintenance issues in the office including dental equipment and hand pieces. • Maintains and updates the MSDS binder. • Follows OSHA regulations and Aspen safety requirements, including compliance with HIPPA guidelines, CPR, X-rays, and other required certifications and registrations. • Maintains and updates annual CE requirements as specified by the state.