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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Salem, OR 97302
(Job ID: 392476)



Salem, OR 97302



Nov 21, 2022




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#392476 ACTIVE


Yenne & Schofield Orthodontics


Yenne and Schofield is seeking to hire a orthodontic assistant to our team! We are looking for a detail oriented, reliable team member for our fast-paced office. We value our employees and strive to offer a fun and educational work atmosphere. If you want to be part of a team that rewards employees with positive feedback, retirement plan, paid vacation, health benefits and other great incentives; Apply today! This is a part time position, scheduled for 2 days a week. *2 years of Orthodontic Assisting experience* CORE FUNCTIONS Assist with all phases of orthodontic treatment as directed by the Doctors and/or treatment plan. Prepare teeth for the placement of brackets and bands. Prepare and secure orthodontic wires. Educate patients on oral hygiene and appliance care. Help motivate patients to achieve the very best results from orthodontic treatment. Serve as key communication link between the patient and the orthodontist. Make patients feel comfortable, at ease and welcome to the Practice by engaging patient and/or parent in conversation. Answer patient/parent questions if appropriate or refer them to the Doctor or another staff member who can assist them. Complete accurate notes in patient records as required. Sterilize, set up and prepare orthodontic equipment and instrumentation in accordance with established regulations and guidelines. Maintain clean, neat work area. Restock supplies as needed. Follow OSHA guidelines and maintain safe and effective working habits; report any unsafe instruments or procedures to the Practice Manager. Maintain confidentiality of Patient PHI and any other related information according to Practice privacy practices and HIPAA. Maintain acceptable standards for waste of orthodontic equipment and supplies Serve as back up to front desk as needed, answer phones and schedule appointments. Work rotating on-call schedule holidays, evenings, or weekends. Must always represent the practice in a professional, pleasant, and cooperative manner. Maintain regular attendance and adhere to assigned work schedules and office policies. Must be flexible. Regular attendance of continuing education courses. Must maintain certification and/or license renewals as required by state. Must excel in forward thinking in order to anticipate the needs of the patient and our dental team. May be required to travel between office locations. Must be insurable by the company’s insurance. Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned by management.

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