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Dental Assistant Job in Houston, TX (236123)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 236123 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:12/04/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Houston, TX 77008
 
Description
Several Opportunities throughout in the Heights area!! GMS, Inc., a successful, growing dental practice currently seeks RDAs for Ortho and General at our Heights location (3 open positions). Position Description: The Registered Dental Assistant is the liaison between the dentist and the patient. They maintain communication with the dentist, patient, and the front office staff to ensure that the patient receives the ultimate patient experience. The Registered Dental Assistant assists the dentist chairside during treatment procedures, performing all assisting duties permitted by law. Key Responsibilities: •Assist the dentist at the chair while they are engaged in any treatment of patients •Must anticipate dentist's needs and be prepared for next steps •Ensure all OSHA, Dental Board, and company policies and procedures are properly followed •Maintain proper patient treatment records •Ability to take Blood Pressure •Give pre and post operative instructions - within the limits designated by the dentist •Provide oral hygiene instructions to the patient •Turn on all units, switches, and water before patient sits down •Stocks supplies in operatories, lab, etc. as needed •Informs Floor Supervisor when supplies need to be reordered •Informs Floor Supervisor of broken or malfunctioning equipment •Performs all duties of a Sterilizer when deemed necessary •Ability to build good rapport with patients and staff Requirements: •Dental Assistant License (Texas) •A minimum of a High School Diploma •At least two years of experience preferred •Must be Registered with the state of TX •Must have a current CPR certification Benefits: •Medical/Health Insurance Plan •Other Insurance Plans •Professional Development/Tuition Reimbursement •Pre-Tax Programs for Child and Health Care •Retirement Plan •Vacation & Sick Leave