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Dental Assistant Job in Virginia Beach, VA 23456
(Job ID: 332788)

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Location

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jun 09, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

JOB ID / STATUS

#332788 ACTIVE

Description

*** $1,000.00 Sign-On Bonus *** Konikoff Kids Pediatric Dentistry is currently hiring a Pediatric Dental Assistant for our office located in the Virginia Beach, VA 23456. This is a full-time position that will include working 1 Saturday (1/2 day) a month. The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have an x-ray license for the state of Virginia; must have hands on Dental Assistant experience, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program. We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits! This is an urgent need for our office to fill. We are offering a ** $1,000 Sign-On Bonus ** to the Dental Assistant we hire. Job Description: Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Duties: • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient. • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentists access; suctioning; passing instruments. • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patients mouth. • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts. • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances. • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory. • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions. • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records. • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Required Skills: • X-ray license for the state of Virginia, required • Must have experience working as a Dental Assistant, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program Job 2021-12574