A bustling, thriving dental practice in the Palos Heights area has an opening for a full-time Hygienist role to work in our robust practice that has general dentistry, oral surgery, latest technology for our patients!
College Drive Dental Associates has been a fixture in the community for over FOUR decades and entrusted their oral health to our amazing team in Palos Heights! In some instances, we are on the 3rd generation of families that weve cared for!
We are looking for an experienced Dental Assistant for a full-time positions in this office! We do offer full benefits, PTO(starts accruing your first day), and paid Holidays.
Provide a high level of patient service and excellent chairside manner
Assist and take direction from the doctor during treatment procedures while anticipating doctor and patient needs
Take diagnostic digital radiographs
Verify, communicate, and document patient medical and dental histories and updates
Log and save appropriate patient data and doctor notes during exams and treatment procedures
Perform with efficiency and accuracy in procedures to maintain timeliness and proper patient flow in doctor’s schedule
Prepare treatment rooms with supplies and instruments needed for scheduled dental procedures
Proper sterilization of instruments and patient operatories
Knowledge and understanding of dental terminology sufficient to perform the job successfully
Maintain the dental supply inventory and place orders as assigned by the Office manager
Make preliminary impressions, fabricate custom impression trays, and pour trim and polish study casts
Track and communicate incoming and outgoing lab cases with front office team to ensure proper patient appointments
Assist hygienists when necessary
Participate as a contributing member of the office staff team to achieve patient satisfaction and office production goals.
Partner with front and back office team members to support patient flow
Resolve patient questions and concerns or escalate to the Office Manager in a timely manner
Ask feedback on the patient experience in the form of participation in reviews, survey response, and referrals
Please note that this position will require 2x week evening hours and 1-2x short Saturdays per month.