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Dental Assistant Job in Marietta, Georgia (254502)

Specialty: General

Location

Marietta, Georgia 30064

Details

JOB ID / STATUS

#254502

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

May 22, 2019

Description

Insight Dental is a fast paced, upbeat, friendly General private practice in the heart of Marietta, 2 miles west of the Marietta Square. We care for 80% PPO and 20% cash patients. We are in need of an experienced, professional, and polished EFDA or DA. If you have several years of experience as a strong Treatment Coordinator and can take on a dual DA/Treatment Coordinator position, you would be eligible for higher pay. The right candidate will have a MINIMUM of 5 years of experience Assisting in a wide range of procedures in General practices. You will be highly experienced in making temporaries, as well as assisting in surgeries and implants; please see job duties and responsibilities below. If you have successful experience as a Treatment Coordinator/Scheduling Coordinator, you would be eligible for higher pay with the dual role: in addition to DA responsibilities, you would present patients benefits and financial responsibility, as well as educating patients on the need for treatment in a compelling manner, getting patients to schedule, and meeting and exceeding goals for treatment acceptance. In the dual role, you would also be responsible for keeping the schedules full. The best fit will be someone with excellent presentation skills. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, be on time to work, and be able to do your job independently, without a manager staying on top of you. Drug testing is required before a job offer is finalized. Please take a look at the job duties below, and if you fit the above description, email your resume and applicable background to . We look forward to hearing from you! Compensation: $15-20 per hour for DA/EFDA; $20-$25 per hour for dual DA/Treatment Coordinator/clinical leadership role. Compensation is commensurate with experience/skill level, and whether you have the background to be a dual DA/Treatment Coordinator. We believe in bonuses for hard work for what you produce, so in addition you will have the opportunity to earn uncapped bonuses based on production you drive, which average between $200-$500 per month, and could be as high as $700-$800 per month. In addition, you will earn PTO and receive dental benefits for you and your immediate family. DA Responsibilities (Treatment Coordinator job description provided at interview): • Assist with dental and medical emergencies according to OSHA and office procedures. • Maintain CPR certification. • Assist chair side during administration of nitrous oxide. • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs. • Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts. • Clean and polish removable appliances. • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients. • Record treatment information in patient records. • Take dental diagnostic x-rays. • Actively provide hand instruments and materials as needed to Dentist during exams and procedures in order to help maintain patient comfort and Dentist’s efficiency. • Using and maintaining hazard control protocols as established by OSHA and office standards. • Being an advocate for the doctor: encouraging patients to schedule treatment plans as prescribed by the doctor. The doctor is highly trained and licensed to provide the highest quality care in his/her professional opinion. It is a breach of protocol to recommend treatment outside of the doctor’s recommendations. If you question the doctors treatment, follow protocol by discussing it with him/her privately. • Must always represent the practice in a professional, pleasant, and cooperative manner. • Maintain regular attendance and adhere to assigned work schedule and office policies. • Must be able to comfortably and efficiently handle multiple deadlines and task assignments. • Must be able to work both independently and cooperatively in team settings. • Occasionally there may be some travel, by car or plane, required in order to participate in continuing education or seminars. • Perform routine equipment maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. • Other duties and tasks, as assigned periodically. • Support the Dentist by presenting their treatment plan and providing education through explaining necessary treatment as well as educational videos that pertain to patients’ diagnosis and treatment. • Before dismissing patients always check chart for outstanding treatment and coordinate with Dentist and/or Office Manager for the Treatment Presentation. • Before dismissing patients with no outstanding treatment, check to see if their next hygiene appointment is already scheduled. All patients must leave with an appointment. Coordinate with the Office Manager when we will be following up with the patient by phone if they did not scheduled. • All operatories are to be fully stocked, clean and set up completely. • When patient is dismissed, clean operatory and set up for next patient. • Maintain inventory of supplies. Order supplies as needed and never allow for an item to run out completely. Maintain ordering within the allotted budget. Requirements: • Always maintain the highest level of confidentiality to HIPAA standards. • Adhere to strict safety guidelines and procedures to OSHA and office standards. • Adhere to office policy and procedures when collecting payments. • Must be comfortable seeing and able to maintain a professional demeanor and attitude while working around blood and unpleasant smells. • Must be detail oriented in order to work efficiently in small spaces and maintain patient comfort. • Must be flexible and understand that job duties may change from time to time and that this individual may be asked to assist in other areas of the office. • Must excel in forward thinking in order to anticipate the needs of the doctor as well as the patient. • Must demonstrate active listening by giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. • Must demonstrate good reading comprehension by understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents. • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills by talking to others to convey information effectively. • Must be flexible and understand that your job duties may change from time to time and that you may be asked to “help out” in other areas of the office.