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Dental Assistant Job in Newark, OH (224348)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 224348 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:08/09/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Thur, Fri
Location: Newark, OH 43055
 
Description
Our practice is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated EFDA to join our team. Must be knowledgeable in all phases of dental assisting and additionally comfortable with surgical assisting. This is a Private Practice with a great, relaxed staff. Must be reliable and a team player willing to help others. Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture. Benefits include: license renewal reimbursement, paid CEU’s, paid holidays, and a retirement plan. This is a position of 3 days per week and will work in both of our Newark and Mount Vernon, OH offices. Must be up to date with Hep B vaccinations, CPR certification, and X-Ray certification. Duties include but are not limited to; • Assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures • The ability to place esthetically pleasing anterior fillings and well- contoured interproximal fillings in the posterior • Knowledge of implant and CEREC restorations is a plus • Taking digital dental X-Rays • Asking about the patient’s medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse • Serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment • Helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment • Providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling) • Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (tooth brushing, flossing, and nutritional counseling) • Taking impressions of patients’ teeth for study (models) • Performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer • Communicating with patients and suppliers (scheduling appointments, answering telephones, billing and ordering supplies) • Helping to provide direct patient care