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Dental Assistant Job in Nolensville, TN 37135
(Job ID: 361261)

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Location

Nolensville, TN 37135

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jan 11, 2022

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#361261 ACTIVE

Description

Are you an ALL-STAR RDA? Come work with us! The Burkitt Center for Comprehensive Dentistry is quickly growing! The main reason for that is our AMAZING TEAM! At The Burkitt Center we are able to provide our patients with impeccable dental care because our team is truly happy! We are not just co-workers we are family. Our ideal candidate is a team player with a can-do attitude! Our office thrives on positive energy and the desire to provide our patients with IMPECCABLE customer service and top-notch COMPREHENSIVE dental care. We are proponents of lifting one another up, personal growth and staying up to date with our ever changing industry. In addition to all necessary industry certifications, our assistants must possess outstanding time management skills, communication and technical skills as well as a true passion for serving our patients to the best of their ability. If this sounds like you, we would love to meet you! In addition to working with an amazing team and awesome patients, benefits include: 401(k) with Safe Harbor Match Paid Vacation and Holidays Uniform Allowance Competitive Salary Team Social Events Consistent Schedule and Hours Internal bonus system Paid Continuing Education Dental Treatment and discount for Immediate Family PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Assisting the dentist in the clinical treatment of patients Patient Management Greet patients when they sign in and monitor arrival time Set up treatment rooms for procedures Escort patients to treatment rooms Seat patients in treatment rooms and always attend to the patient Demonstrate care and concern and aid the patient’s comfort when possible Obtain and review health histories according to office protocol Anticipate and assist the dentist’s needs Perform clinical procedures as practice act allows and as directed by dentist Perform expanded functions (if applicable) and other tasks as assigned by the dentist Monitor patients while under nitrous oxide or IV sedation Radiograph management Ensure patient’s questions are answered thoroughly before they leave the treatment room Provide instructions for patient for proper oral care before and after procedures Monitor patient flow Treatment Room Management and Sterilization Keep dental units ready, stocked and clean Oversee cleanliness of the treatment room according to sterilization procedures Disinfect treatment rooms according to OSHA regulations Sterilize all instruments and hand-pieces according to OSHA regulations Keep trays, instruments and treatment room drawers organized Promptly send out and monitor all dental laboratory cases Implement and preventative maintenance/cleaning schedule for dental equipment Maintain dental office emergency kits and nitrous and oxygen tanks Follow laboratory procedures according to office protocol Records Management Securely store and handle patient records in compliance with state and federal requirements, including HIPAA privacy and security regulations Accurately chart patients, service rendered, any medical history/medication changes and treatment recommended Ensure and radiographs are imported correctly into dental software Assist in the administration of the recall system Inventory Management Monitor inventory and notify ordering personnel of supplies needed Office Participation Help in other areas of the office when necessary (i.e., answering the phone, unpacking supplies, scanning former patient records, etc.) Actively participate in morning huddle and team meetings Promote team concept by interacting with others in the office PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS: Education/Experience High school diploma or equivalent Graduate of accredited dental assisting program or dental assisting experience preferred Coursework in dental instruments and procedures Compliance with state dental practice requirements (e.g., radiograph requirements, OSHA/HIPAA training) Proficient computer skills Commitment to CE for career development Interpersonal Good interpersonal skills to maintain effective rapport with patients, dentists, other staff members and community Effective verbal skills to communicate with patients and staff Miscellaneous Other duties as assigned Our office hours are: Monday - Friday 6:45am - 3:30pm

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