Dental Assistant Job Posting

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  Thursday, 7 February 2019

Dental Assistant in MorrisMorris, Illinois 60450

  Thursday, 7 February 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: Orthodontic
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: Orthodontic
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

Description

Orthodontic Assistant   Position will be responsible for assisting the orthodontist when treating patients in the clinical area. Duties include: • Preparing and maintaining dental instruments and instrument transfer • Preparing dental materials; sterilization of instruments, set up instrument trays; bracket set-up • Preparing patient: prophy with a slow-speed hand piece, etching and sealants; ligature removal and replacement; and wire removal and placement • Removing excess cement from brackets and orthodontic bands • Pouring impressions and trimming plaster models • Delivering patient oral hygiene instructions • Taking patient records including photographs and digital Panorex and Cephalometric Images • Inventory control Experience as an orthodontic assistant preferred. • Customer service focused with a friendly, warm demeanor • Dependability - must be able to report to work as scheduled • Self-motivated • Able to take direction • Outstanding communication skills • Posses above-average attention to detail • Ability to maintain confidentiality • Computer proficient and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment • Ability to take the initiative and be a pro-active problem solver • Team-oriented with a focus on the betterment of the group  The ideal candidate for this position would be an Illinois Qualified Dental Assistant and an RHS (Dental Radiology Health and Safety Certified).