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Expanded Function Dental Assistant Job in Germantown, TN 38138
(Job ID: 335482)

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Location

Germantown, TN 38138

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jun 15, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#335482 ACTIVE

Description

Dr. Christopher Cooley has a fun, boutique dental practice in Germantown, TN seeking self-motivated and experienced Expanded Functions Dental Assistant to work full-time hours Monday-Thursday. Our practice strives for great patient care and excellent dentistry. We provide general dentistry with a niche in cosmetic cases. The majority of our staff has been with the practice for 10+ years and we strive to affirm their work and provide a positive atmosphere. We seek a dental assistant who is self-motivated, flexible, a team player, willing to learn, and pays attention to detail. We offer medical benefits, vision benefits, 401k, life insurance and more! ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties of an EFDA may include all of those of a typical dental assistant. The expanded functions that EFDAs are allowed to perform in a dental office are dictated by each state’s dentistry board. Assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures Capturing quality dental radiographs (x-rays) Patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment Perform efficient and accurate procedures as directed by the Dentist and Hygienist, while maintaining the schedule and patient flow OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Carryout infection control protocol- preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment Providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, as directed by Doctor With the direction of the Dentist, educations patients on appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling) Taking impressions of patients teeth for study casts Enthusiastic communication with patients and suppliers Office responsibilities as directed by the Office Manager (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies) REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certificate where state regulations specify X-Ray Certification where state regulations specify Prior Experience with a dental management software - Dentrix preferred QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent interpersonal skills Proven dedication to provide high quality, comprehensive chairside care Ability to comply with safety procedures, rules, and regulations in order to maintain a clean and safe working environment Strong working knowledge of dental terminology, equipment, and practices PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: General office activities as required Good manual dexterity Bend or twist their body Sit/Stand for long periods of time