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Dental Assistant Job in Houston, TX 77024
(Job ID: 333969)

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Location

Houston, TX 77024

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

May 24, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#333969 ACTIVE

Description

DENTAL ASSISTANT We are looking for a Dental Assistant position. Great dental office. Great team-orientated. Located in Memorial City area. We are looking for: Self-motivated individual Efficient. Punctual. Organized. Professional, clean in appearance Friendly attitude. Education/ Certification: High school or equivalent. Dental experience: 2+ years (unless you are extremely great at people skills, this requirement can be waived) Experience in a professional environment with direct patient contact preferred Current radiography certification required DA certification as required by state; ability to become certified Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA, and Infection Control training as required by law. Knowledge of Open Dental is a plus. Skills/ Abilities: Strong interpersonal, and relationship building skills. Genuinely enjoy working and spending time with patients. Strong and effective communication skills (oral and written) Positive attitude, change advocate and lead by example Excellent customer service skills Patience and attention to detail Work well with others Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills Think outside the box, and a strong desire to be the best dental assistant out there. Essential functions: Greet patients and provide extraordinary customer service to all. Provide outstanding customer service for the patient; the patient is our top priority - we treat them with respect; excellent chair side manner. Assist the doctor with all dental procedures, anticipating doctor needs. Take, develop high-quality radiographs Various laboratory duties including making models, crown provisional, bleaching trays, etc. Lead by example; exercise good team work; have mutual respect for team; partner with the team to create an exceptional experience for patients. Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain doctors schedules and patient flow; create no patient wait time; maintain time flexibility for patient; be present, engaged, ready to work at all assigned shift times. Review patient chart prior to doctor arrival and log appropriate patient data during exam and treatment as well as transcribe doctor notes in patient chart-Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance Follow organizations safety policies and procedures Partner with doctors, hygienists, Office Leaders, and support staff to maintain excellent patient service and integrity within the organization Have knowledge and understanding of dental terminology sufficient to perform the job successfully Verify patient health history (basic health review, medications, understanding impact with dentistry) and document appropriately in patients chart. Accountability for the successful performance of all job functions Complete checklists as assigned. Follow HIPAA policies and procedures and other applicable privacy and security policies and procedures established by the company to maintain patient privacy and protect patient information including financial, personal, and health information. Non Essential Functions: Clean and prepare operatory per organization procedures prior to patient appointment Sterilize equipment and operatories per guidelines Follow all OSHA and BBP (Bloodborne Pathogen) federal guidelines Assist staff in scheduling patients follow up visits Follow up with labs to ensure quality and timely products Track incoming and outgoing lab cases with staff Assist hygienist(s) when requested Monitor the level of dental supplies and order as assigned by the Office Manager using the approved formula. Safety procedures and personal protective equipment required including protection to minimize the risks from radiographs and blood-borne pathogens. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.