Dental Assistant Job Posting

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  Monday, 28 January 2019

Dental Assistant in EllenwoodEllenwood, Georgia 30294

  Monday, 28 January 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

Description

At our private practice, our team members do not just encourage people to smile but we give everyone confidence and courage to keep smiling! We are looking for a Dental Assistant ready to make a difference in our patients’ smiles. This is not your standard dental practice and working here will be empowering and extremely rewarding. Expanded duties certified need only apply. Below is a description of what your duties would entail. FUNDAMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS • The Dental Assistant provides support to the office and is responsible for assisting the team with providing the appropriate treatment. • Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient with a smile • Educate patients in oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instructions • Prepare patient for examination and treatment, take x-rays,store patient information and records accurately into our secured database • Responsible for the operational procedures of the operatory rooms • Room preparation and set-up for dental procedures • Mix cement and removal of excess cement • Sterilize and disinfect instruments • Assist professional dental team with treatment • Assist with suctioning, holding retractors and suture cutting during surgical procedures • Pour impressions and trimming of cast models, fabrication of custom matrix • Make temporary crowns, trim, polish and cementation • Responsible for adhering to all government regulations ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Participate in local community affairs and events for marketing practice ¥ Assist with monthly inventory counts and maintaining minimum inventory ¥ Assist with other office duties as needed REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS ¥ Education, Training and/or Experience ¥ Graduation from high school or GED equivalent ¥ Knowledge, Skills, Abilities required to perform aforementioned duties ¥ High focus on Patient experience and satisfaction ¥ Compassion and high level of service for our patients and team members ¥ Integrity, always doing the right thing, Dependable, Attention to detail and reliable to be at work when scheduled ¥ Able to organize, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines ¥ Professional manner and appearance at all times ¥ Computer skills, X-ray certification, certified dental assistant credentials is required for Expanded Dental Assistant positions. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • One year office experience in a dentist assistant position. • Experience working in a Dental Practice. ¥ Undivided Listening skills PHYSICAL DEMANDS ¥ Nature of work requires an ability to effectively communicate, exchange information with patients, their parents, and team. ¥ Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds or more, must be able to twist, turn, bend and stoop. WORKING CONDITIONS Majority of work performed in a clinical environment. Requires availability for extended hours during peak periods. Hours may change to meet the practice requirements