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Dental Assistant Job in Chattanooga, TN 37412
(Job ID: 334392)

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Location

Chattanooga, TN 37412

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

May 26, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#334392 ACTIVE

Description

We are looking for an experienced, energetic dental assistant to add to our busy, growing practice. We are husband and wife dental team that focuses on comprehensive general dentistry but also offers oral surgery, IV sedation, and cosmetics (Botox/dermal filler). This assistant will help ensure excellent customer service as well as great patient clinical experience. 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. Responsibilities Welcome customers in the dental office Prepare customers for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed Sterilize instruments according to regulations Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry Undertake lab tasks as instructed Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked Schedule appointments Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment procedures Skills Proven experience as dental assistant (2-3 years of experience minimum required) Additional certification or training is an asset Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods Understanding of health and safety regulations Prior experience with endodontics, oral surgery, and IV sedation encouraged Good computer skills Excellent communication and people skills Attention to detail Well-organized and reliable High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred Proper state licensure required Benefits Competitive pay Monthly bonuses 401K benefits Paid time off Sick Leave Uniform Allowance Continuing Education Allowance Licensure Paid Annually Job Type: Full-time Salary: $14-18 per hour (dependent on experience)