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Job Id/Status: 232274 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:10/23/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Marietta, GA 30064
Description: Positive, high energy General Dentist office in need of a self-motivated, friendly, hard-working Expanded Duties Dental Assistant who is experienced and proficient in presenting and “selling” treatment (not high pressure, but proficient in encouraging patients to schedule needed treatment) This is NOT an entry level position. Candidates will only be considered who have the experience required. Hours: Tuesday thru Friday, 7:40 am to 5 pm (stay until last patient) Compensation: hourly rate commensurate with experience + opportunity to earn bonuses when monthly goals are achieved Background + job requirements: Minimum of 5+ years of expanded duties dental assisting including: making temporaries, seating crowns, assisting in RCT, surgery, implants, etc. Must have a history of presenting treatment, encouraging patients to schedule treatment (sales ability), and being an advocate for the doctor. All other usual and customary Assisting functions, including but not limited to: • Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts. • Clean and polish removable appliances. • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients. • Record treatment information in patient records. • Take dental diagnostic x-rays. • Actively provide hand instruments and materials as needed to Dentist during exams and procedures in order to help maintain patient comfort and Dentist’s efficiency. • Using and maintaining hazard control protocols as established by OSHA and office standards. • Must be able to comfortably and efficiently handle multiple deadlines and task assignments. • Must be able to work both independently and cooperatively in team settings. • All operatories are to be fully stocked, clean and set up completely. • When patient is dismissed, clean operatory and set up for next patient. • Maintain inventory of supplies. Order supplies as needed and never allow for an item to run out completely. Maintain ordering within the allotted budget. • Perform routine equipment maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. • Other duties and tasks, as assigned periodically. • Support the Dentist by presenting their treatment plan and providing education through explaining necessary treatment as well as educational videos that pertain to patients’ diagnosis and treatment. • Before dismissing patients always check chart for outstanding treatment and coordinate with Dentist and/or Office Manager for Treatment Presentations and Scheduling. • Before dismissing patients with no outstanding treatment, check to see if their next hygiene appointment is already scheduled. All patients must leave with an appointment. Coordinate with the Office Manager when we will be following up with the patient by phone if they did not schedule. *Open Dental experience is preferred, or a strong proficiency in other main systems + willingness to learn. **CEREC experience a plus (not required but preferred) ***Corporate or large practice group experience also a strong plus Required skills: Fast paced Self-motivated Punctual Friendly Outgoing Committed to solving problems instead of complaining Strong analytical abilities Team player Positive Personal life doesn't interfere with work Please email your resume to [please sign-in to view contact information], along with your wage requirements and why you are interested in our practice, and your best contact number. We will be in touch to schedule an interview if you are a fit.