Dental Assistant Job Posting

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  Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Dental Assistant in TomballTomball, Texas 77375

  Wednesday, 6 February 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

Willow Creek Smiles is looking for a highly motivated, responsible, cheerful, well-organized, and team-oriented Dental Assistant. Candidate must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask. We are a start-up dental office near the Tomball and Spring-Klein areas. Training can be provided but some experience is a plus. Hours of employment would be: Monday: 9:30AM - 7:30PM (1 hour lunch @ 2PM) Tuesday: 8:30AM - 12:30PM Wednesday: 9:30AM - 7:30PM (1 hour lunch @ 2PM) Thursday: 8:30AM - 12:30PM Friday: 8:30AM - 6:30PM (1 hour lunch @ 1PM) JOB DESCRIPTION This position serves as an ambassador of the office. He/she will facilitate patient flow, register new patients, update and collect patient demographics, assist with insurance verification, present treatment plans and financial arrangements, and assist with community outreach. This position will require the assistant to float between the front and the back for the first few months and then work primarily in the back. GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -Greet patients and provide outstanding customer service -Assist in general maintenance and cleanliness of the office -Assist in outreach and marketing efforts, both at the practice and off-site - Assist the dentist at the dental chair while they are engaged in any treatment of patients - Take diagnostic radiographs - Ensure all OSHA, HIPAA, TX Dental Board, and company policies and procedures are properly followed - Stocks supplies in operatories, restrooms, resupply area, lab, breakroom, etc. as needed - Sterilization of instruments - Assist both front and back office team members where needed - Ability to build good rapport with patients and staff QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS -Strong customer service skills -Insurance and dental experience preferred; -Must be able to handle multiple tasks, complexity, and diversity of patients; -Must be able to utilize the Internet for research -Strong written and oral communication skills -Attention to detail EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE -High school diploma or GED; Texas RDA certification and current CPR (BLS/AED) certification; Experience in the dental field with patient service, Open Dental, and billing/dental records is preferred. LANGUAGE SKILLS Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish preferred. WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, stoop, kneel, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer, telephone and keyboard reach. - Light to moderate lifting (up to twenty-five pounds) is required. - Ability to uphold the stress of assisting patients of diverse backgrounds. - Regular, predictable attendance is required. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES - Above average skills in language ability as well as public speaking and writing. - Must have good transportation and a valid Texas Driver’s License - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. Please send your resume to . An employment application and request for references and resume will be sent to qualified candidates to be completed. Thank you for your consideration!