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Jul 28, 2021
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
**This position REQUIRES an assistant to be a Tennessee Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or nationally Certified Dental Assistant (CDA).** PETTY DENTAL is seeking a Dental Assistant for 4-handed dentistry with a focus on comprehensive treatment planning and restorative procedures ( fillings, crown and bridge, dentures, restorations over implants). Endo, oral surgery, placement of implants, and periodontal surgery are normally referred to the specialists. We have a very high standard for life skills regarding good moral character, work ethic, attendance, punctuality, and professional demeanor that includes professional dressing, speech, and demeanor. Our dental assistant is a critical component of our team to set the tone for the best possible patient experience, as they are our guests in our professional “home”. Please review our website for more information about our philosophy and scope of practice. (Some of the pictures of team members are being updated so all are not accurate depictions.) SKILLS TO BE USED: *the ability to take digital Panorex and accurately capture full mouth intraoral x-rays with digital sensors, *take impressions, make provisional crowns chairside, and assist with chairside photography. *data entry chairside into Softdent for charting and clinical notes *taking charge of all instruments, sterilization, handpiece maintenance, *lab work skills for in-house fabrication of models, custom trays, bleaching trays, and nightguards *tracking lab cases and necessary equipment for treatment *tracking and ordering clinical supplies, *general organization, cleaning, and keeping a tidy appearance in lab and operatories. THIS JOB AVERAGES BETWEEN 26 TO 30 HOURS PER WEEK. Pay is per hour for all hours worked. (We would be open to discussing allowing our assistant to work at other dental offices on Thur and Friday if more work hours are needed.) Patient days are Mon, Tue, and Wed from 8 to 5 and possibly 4 to 8 hours on one Thursday per month. Employee hours are usually from 7:45 am to 5:15 pm with an hour for lunch. Vacation is accrued per hour worked but does not cover all the times the office is closed. The office is closed every Friday, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving (Wed to Fri). There are 9 paid holidays. There are 4 scheduled 10-day vacations when all employees are off (March/April, around July 4th, Sept/Oct, and Dec 23 to Jan 1) After a one-year waiting period, there is an option to contribute to a 401k. IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION: *You must complete the application and all 5 assessments at www.DentalPost.net *In the Salary entry, please list a PER HOUR range you are willing to accept to work at our office. *In the sections labeled Intro/About 1) State the earliest date you can start work. 2) What days and hours are you available for a phone interview? 3) What days and hours are you available for an in-office interview? **Please list any work history even if it does not relate to dentistry. In Other relevant experience feel free to add any additional information, you would like to share. **If you have a current resume, you may email it to with Subject: RDA. **SENDING A RESUME by email IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE for filling out the application and all 5 assessments at DentalPost.net **Do not call the office phone number or go to the office but use the email address provided. As office admin, I am working from home.