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Aug 30, 2021
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Hermitage Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is in a Nashville suburb. We are a growing dental practice seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, Registered Dental Assistant to become a member of our terrific, hardworking dental team. This is a great opportunity for someone who likes a change of pace and has a go-getter attitude! A quick learner and caring individual that will be dedicated to the growth of our dental practice, as well as, providing excellent care and customer service for our patients. This is a well established dental practice with a very supportive, organized, and friendly long-term staff. Requirements and Key Traits: • Must have knowledge of dental software and computer experience • Excellent organizational skills • Takes initiative and is a self-starter • Shows true professionalism in the workplace • Strong customer service skills • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks efficiently • Desire and ability to help patients feel comfortable • Dedication to practice goals and growth • Ability to work in harmony with co-workers • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently • Experienced and Quick learner of complex procedures • Punctual, dependable, and flexible • Willing and able to assume responsibility • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Responsibilities: Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient. Presenting and explaining treatment plans, ensuring patient understanding and importance of recommended treatment. Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentists access; suctioning; passing instruments. Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patients mouth. Provides diagnostic information; pouring, trimming, and polishing. Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances. Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions. Documents dental care services by charting in patient records. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturers instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.