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Dental Assistant Job in Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154
(Job ID: 397067)

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Location

Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jan 23, 2023

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#397067 ACTIVE

EMPLOYER

bay harbor complete dentistry

Description

• Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient. • 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 by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts. • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances. • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory. • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions. • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records. • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. • 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. • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. • Contributes to team effort by acting as a “back-up” to the front desk to answer phones, take messages, schedule appointments etc. when front desk is either out or not immediately available. • Work week consists of Monday-Friday

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