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Dental Assistant Job in Belton, TX (223159)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 223159 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:07/30/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Belton, TX 76513
 
Description
_*Note- Please mention your current/expected hourly pay in your Cover Letter._* Dental Assistant Job Duties: - Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. - Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient. - Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. - Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments. - Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth. - Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts. - Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances. - Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory. - Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions. - Documents dental care services by charting in patient records. - Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. - Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. - Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. - Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. - Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. - Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. - Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. - Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.