Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job Posting

Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Glen Ellyn, IL (234790)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 234790 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:11/17/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Orthodontic
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Sat
Location: Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
 
Description
DPD Smiles (www.dpdsmiles.com) is a high quality and long-time community established pediatric & orthodontic office that is seeking a dental assistant. Come join our amazing team! We are fast pace office and need someone with a minimum of 1 year assisting experience. Experience with children and special needs patients preferred. Basic skills needed include: the ability to multitask, discuss with team members any issues that are pertinent to a patient or parent at the time of treatment. Detailed knowledge about Eaglesoft is preferred. Must be able to chart and assist with notes, assist with hygiene and operative procedures. Coronal Polishing, Sealant, Nitrous and other certifications preferred but not mandatory. In the long run we are looking for a team member who will cross train between pedo and ortho to assist in other areas of the office and is willing to learn. As a member of our team you will be expected to contribute your talents and energies to improve the environment and quality of the practice, as well as the service to our patients. Responsibilities Help Pediatric Dentist and/or Orthodontist prepare for procedures by having the necessary tools sterilized and in place Help keep a patient's mouth clean and dry during procedures and hand Dentists the necessary tools at the appropriate time Patient education; explain procedures and discuss treatment progress and plans This position will include all aspects of clinical dental care Requirements Previous pedo/ortho/general assisting experience is required Positive attitude and enthusiasm for the workday Excellent customer service skills with an outgoing, people friendly personality The ideal applicant will display and demonstrate excellent communication skills with staff and patients Desire to learn new skills and expand your potential This is a full time position for the right candidate. DPD Smiles offers benefits and a salary commensurate with experience. We are looking for someone who is dedicated, compassionate, and wants to make a difference in people's lives. If you feel you are the right candidate for this position please email a copy of your resume. We are excited to find the right fit!