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Dental Assistant Job in Houston, TX 77021
(Job ID: 340922)



Houston, TX 77021



Jul 15, 2021




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri


#340922 ACTIVE


Do you work well in a multi-specialty environment? Would you consider yourself a proactive, assertive, take charge person? Do you have the ability to oversee multiple projects at one time, while still delivering an exceptional patient experience ? Ready for a new career? Is your background and experience a great fit for the Specialty Dental Assistant role described below? If this sounds like you, and you are serious about supporting some of the greatest Doctors and dental teams in the Dental Industry - keep reading! We are Rodeo! Rodeo Dental and Orthodontics is one of the fastest growing, multi-specialty dental groups in the country. Born in the Fort Worth Stockyards in early 2008, the company’s team of 100+ award-winning doctors provide a full range of general dentistry, orthodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, and board-certified pediatric dental services in 28 Rodeo locations throughout the state of Texas. Registered Dental Assistant Career Opportunity: At Rodeo, we believe in cross-training our Dental Assistants so that each office is self-sufficient from a specialty-staffing perspective. We are actively hiring seasoned RDAs that have at least two years of experience supporting specialty dentists - however we prefer five years of specialty work. The ideal candidate will have worked across two or three specialty areas. Bring us your Smile-DNA™ and BIG personality! Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Focusing on Patient Safety and Team Safety as priority one Adhering to OSHA and Infection Control Protocols, and disposing of sharps and clinical waste in a prompt and safe manner Maintaining digital patient artifacts such as health history, insurance eligibility, treatment plans, pre-authorizations, lab requests, procedures, and appointment details Educating patients and parents on the benefits of good oral health Monitoring the patients physical and emotional well-being during the entire visit Preparing tray set-ups according to doctor preferences and planned procedures Ensuring that exam rooms and operatories are cleaned, disinfected, organized, and stocked according to the required standards at the beginning and end of each patient interaction Charting existing treatment for new patients by updating the patient chart with entries for fillings, crowns, sealants, etc. Reviewing the patient chart and health history prior to the doctor arrival and reconfirming the patients chief concern Taking diagnostic quality X-Rays and attaching them to the patient chart Helping the Rodeo Team clean surfaces, sinks, floors and common areas of exam rooms, operatories, reception, break rooms, restrooms, etc. Performs all other duties as assigned; and, Ability to communicate clearly with team and doctors – This is KEY! Specialty Duties and Responsibilities: Monitoring and recording patient vital signs Suctioning, cutting sutures, and holding retractors Mixing amalgam, cement, and pulp paste and preparing impression materials Pouring, trimming, and polishing impression trays Assisting with bonding, banding, adjusting, and de-bonding orthodontic patients Placing and cementing bands Setting up orthodontic brackets and removing excess cement from brackets and bands Making retainers, bleaching trays, and impressions Maintaining crash cart equipment and supplies Working with oral and IV sedated patients in office and hospital settings Providing excellent chairside assistance by anticipating next steps and staying in constant mental synchronization with the doctor Ensuring the patient and parent understands the post-op instructions Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent required Must maintain an active Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) License registered with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) preferred Current certification to monitor Nitrous Oxide Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control training Dental practice management software (Open Dental/Dentrix) experience helpful Bilingual (Spanish) is preferred Ability to travel 10-15% of the time This position may require the employee to use his/her personal vehicle to travel to different work sites during the course of the work day, which means you would need an active, valid Driver’s License. Personal Traits - the most successful employees at Rodeo exhibit the following traits: 100% honest and ethical - able to develop the trust and confidence of internal and external customers. Smile-DNA™ - Genuinely Happy with a built-in desire to make people Smile. Mature - willing to ask for help in real-time and admit mistakes. Self-motivating - a proactive problem solver and an excellent communicator. Detail Oriented - well organized with a fanatical focus on details. Team player - willing to put the interests of the team above your own. Incredible people skills and professionalism in person, on the phone, and through email. Exquisite time management, prioritization, and the ability to remain organized and control chaos. Unparalleled intensity and quality of work, with an insatiable appetite to get the job done. Seeks opportunity in change and does not fear a dynamic environment. Want to learn more about Rodeo’s exciting culture? Check out our website and new Life page on LinkedIn! 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