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Dental Assistant Job in Chicago, IL (234540)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 234540 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:11/14/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Wed, Fri
Location: Chicago, IL 60607
 
Description
We are looking for an enthusiastic, responsible dental assistant to be part of our growing team. The position is for approximately 20 hours per week. Our mission goal is to take excellent care of patients in a professional, friendly environment. Responsibilities include: Assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures Taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays) Taking the patient's medical history, 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 Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; Taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth) Pouring up models Preparing trays for the following days appointments Sterilizing instruments Performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer Communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., occasionally scheduling appointments,answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies) Helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics and oral surgery Be cross-trained to assist front desk occasionally as needed Eaglesoft experience is preferred, not required.