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Dental Assistant Job in Houston, TX 77009
(Job ID: 327359)

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Location

Houston, TX 77009

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Apr 07, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat

JOB ID / STATUS

#327359 ACTIVE

Description

We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentist’s office more efficient and pleasant for patients. You’ll ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist’s shoulders. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible. Duties and responsibilities of the Dental Assistant include: Arrive prior to the first scheduled patient to prepare for the day Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations, (e.g., OSHA, HIPPA, Dental Board policies and practices). Ensure appropriate clinical supplies and that equipment is well maintained, while simultaneously remaining fiscally responsible. Maintain a clean, sterile and cheerful environment where our patients feel comfortable; prepare them for treatment and assist the doctor - thereby enabling them to provide efficient, quality dental treatment. Assisting during procedures by handing instruments and anticipating needs Taking X-rays of patients Greeting patients as they arrive and schedule appointments Work with the front office and back office teams to ensure the doctor’s schedule runs smoothly and efficiently. Advising patients on recommended oral hygiene Updating and maintaining dental records Handling general administrative and other duties to maintain the dental clinic Bilingual is highly preferred but not required Job Type: Full-time Schedule: Monday to Friday Weekends Work Location: One location CDA/RDA License Required: Yes Duties: Assisting chair-side Taking records, impressions, or x-rays Using computers to update electronic patient records Assisting with lab tasks as needed Assisting with front office tasks as needed COVID-19 Precaution(s): Personal protective equipment provided or required Temperature screenings Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place