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Dental Assistant Job in Atlanta, GA 30350
(Job ID: 348383)

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Location

Atlanta, GA 30350

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Sep 09, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#348383 ACTIVE

Description

Fee for Service Family Practice in the Sandy Springs/Dunwoody area is looking for a permanent full time dental assistant. Dental assistants must be punctual, well-organized, and possess a great respect for office procedure. Timely arrival at the start of each work day is essential for continued employment. Applicants must be well organized and reliable with attention to detail. Applicants should at a minimum posses the following skill set and knowledge: Comfortable retracting tissue and maintaining adequate suction for both surgical and non surgical procedures. Assist the dentist via 4-handed dentistry Knowledge of dental instruments and nomenclature Knowledge of sterilization and maintenance of instruments Select and set up instruments trays, equipment and material as needed Operatory setup and disinfection. Understanding and consistently following health and safety protocol and procedure Conduct patient vitals and prepare patient for treatment Undertake lab tasks as instructed Maintain accurate patient records Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions Assist in keeping dental office clean and well-stocked Additional expanded duties certification is an asset (e.g. EFDA) High school graduates and graduates of an accredited dental assistant school are preferred. Candidates must provide proof of high school graduation. Candidates with formal dental assisting training must provide documentation certifying program completion. If you do not have previous experience or formal dental assistant training, please submit your resume along with an essay consisting of 3 pages detailing why you are interested in becoming a dental assistant. In rare instances, candidates without experience may be trained by the dentist. Preferably the candidate should be within 10-15 miles in proximity to our office (Easy Commute!) Job Type: Full-time ; Monday-Thursday and Fridays PRN Pay: Commensurate with Experience ($16 - $20 per hour)