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Dental Assistant Job in Kissimmee, FL (228042)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 228042 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:09/12/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Kissimmee, FL 34741
DENTAL ASSISTANT COMPETENCIES • Impact—Creating a good first impression; commanding attention and respect; showing an air of confidence. • Initiating Action—Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive. • Planning and Organizing—Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently. • Positive Disposition—Demonstrating a positive attitude in the face of difficult or challenging situations; providing an uplifting outlook on what the future holds and the opportunities it might present. • Quality Orientation—Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES • 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.