Dental Assistant Job Posting

DA
  Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Dental Assistant in TerrellTerrell, Texas 75160

  Tuesday, 5 March 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

Description

Please only email your resume first and we will set up an interview with you! Job pay range will be $12-$16 depending on working interview. Thank you for the consideration. Dental Assistant Primary Responsibility Responsible for assisting the dentist in the clinical treatment of patients Specific Duties Patient Management Greet patients when they sign in and monitor arrival time Set up treatment rooms for procedures Escort patients to treatment rooms Seat patients in treatment rooms Show care and concern, and help patients feel comfortable Obtain and review health histories according to the office protocol Ensure patients are always attended Anticipate and assist dentist’s needs Perform expanded functions and other tasks as assigned by the dentist Mix dental materials Ensure patients’ questions are answered thoroughly before they leave Chart patients and record date, service rendered and any charges Escort patients from the treatment room Ensure proper treatment notes are recorded in patient’s chart Perform clinical procedures as practice act allows and as directed by dentist Give patient instruction and demonstrate when necessary Monitor patient flow Communicate to team Treatment room management and sterilization Keep dental units ready, stocked, and clean Oversee cleanliness of the treatment room according to sterilization Disinfect treatment rooms according to OSHA regulations Keep trays, instruments and treatment room drawers organized Ensure that office sterilization procedures document is on display Promptly send out and monitor all dental laboratories cases including charges Implement the preventative maintenance/cleaning schedule for schedule for dental equipment Properly work with supply representatives to attain the best prices on necessary items Maintain dental office emergency kits and nitrous and oxygen tanks Follow laboratory procedures according to office protocol Records Management Securely store and handle patient records in compliance with state and federal requirements, including the HIPAA privacy and security regulations Accurately file patient information Arrange patient charts and radiographs for next day’s appointments Number any radiographs and intraoral pictures Make sure all charts are correct and up to date at all times Track cases and referrals to and from other doctors Assist in the administration of the recall system Inventory Management Monitor inventory and order dental office supplies as needed Ensure that treatment rooms are stocked at all times Office Participation Help in other areas of the office when necessary (i.e., answering phones, unpacking supplies, completing insurance forms, moving former patient records, cleaning common areas, etc.) Be an active participant in team meetings Promote team concept by interacting with others in the office Personnel Requirements Education/Experience High School diploma or equivalent Graduate of accredited dental assisting program or dental assisting experience preferred Coursework in dental instruments and procedures Compliance with state dental practice requirements (i.e. X-ray requirements, OSHA training) Currently have RDA license, Nitrous Certification, and CPR card Computer skills (list computer skills required and any specific dental software) Commitment to CE for career development Interpersonal Good interpersonal skills to maintain effective rapport with patients, dentists, other staff members and community Effective verbal skills to communicate with patients and team I have read and understand the job description listed above and do not have any questions. I will pursue to the best of my abilities to abide by the above job description.