Periodontic Dental Assistant Job Posting

Periodontic Dental Assistant Job in Tampa, FL (232155)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 232155 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:10/25/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Periodontic
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Tampa, FL 33609
 
Description
Abdoney Periodontics and Implant Dentistry is an established, periodontal office in South Tampa. We have an immediate opening for a full-time surgical dental assistant to help ensure the highest quality experience to our patients. We are looking for a self-driven, reliable and caring individual who takes pride in their job to join our close knit practice as a surgical dental assistant. You must work well with others. The ideal candidate is punctual, has a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic. Must be able to multitask, keeping an eye on small details, while maintaining great relationships with our patients and staff. You will be expected to interact with patients, colleagues, and co-workers with warmth and willingness to help in any way. This is a non-smoking office and drug free environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Welcoming new and existing patients with a smile for every visit to our office. Taking X-rays, CT scans, and Diagnostic photos. Periodontal charting and taking detailed Comprehensive Exam notes- Strong computer skills are a must! Understanding and explaining to patients their treatment in our office, including the procedure itself, pre operative instructions and post operative instructions. Lab work: Taking impressions, pouring models, fabricating retainers, guides, etc. and having them ready for use in surgery and post surgery for the patient. Proper sterilization of instruments, and proper surface disinfection. Maintaining inventory for surgical and non surgical supplies. Setting up and breaking down surgical rooms. Learning and assisting with a variety of surgical procedures with the ability to adapt and learn quickly. Answer phone calls when needed. Proper communication between the surgical assistants and front desk to maintain a smooth work day. Check patients in and out for appointments when needed. Qualifications and Skills: Completed a dental assisting program Excellent computer skills required as we area a paperless office. Dentrix and Dexis knowledge a plus. Must be competent and quick on taking good x-rays, impressions, and pouring models. Must have clear knowledge of cross-contamination control and/or being able to adopt new habits. Must possess excellent organizational skills as well as the ability to multi-task. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be flexible, trainable and eager to continue learning, regardless of experience. Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm Job Type: Full-time Compensation is based on experience and skill set. Benefits: Health insurance Paid time off Paid holidays Bonus opportunities. **Serious candidates only, please email your resume. We look forward to meeting the newest member of the Abdoney family.