Dental Assistant Job Posting

DA
  Friday, 1 February 2019

Dental Assistant in Palos HeightsPalos Heights, Illinois 60463

  Friday, 1 February 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

Description

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.