Feb 28, 2023
Abilene Dental Care - North
Abilene Dental Care - North has an opening for a Traveling Orthodontic Dental Assistant. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen! All of our staff members are provided training to make the transition to your new professional home. We offer all this and a compensation package that includes health insurance plans, a competitive bonus structure, PTO and 401k. Responsibilities Communicates with the patients (parents/guardians), orthodontist and other team members effectively Prepares all orthodontic treatment rooms in advance of orthodontic patient Handles hazardous chemicals in a safe manner Restocks all orthodontic treatment rooms and other clinical support areas Performs periodic inventory of all orthodontic supplies Responsible for traveling crate of orthodontic supplies between multiple locations Welcomes patients to treatment rooms in a timely fashion Keeps the patient schedule on time by being aware of the daily schedule, working efficiently and as a member of a cohesive team Takes x-rays as prescribed Assists the orthodontist with all registered dental assisting duties, including orthodontic procedures Records treatment rendered Instructs patients in oral hygiene Escorts patient to the business area for follow-up and scheduling May be called upon to schedule next appointment Sterilizes instruments and equipment after each patient appointment Maintains cleanliness of treatment rooms and sterilization area Can accept constructive criticism Proficient in using conflict resolution and problem-solving techniques in managing interpersonal conflict and patient complaints Is organized, motivated, committed and self-directed Demonstrates ability to use assigned computer software and other equipment Completes annual education and/or licensing requirements, if applicable Maintains dependable job attendance Adheres to all safety and infection control rules Uses appropriate safety equipment. Complies with HIPAA and maintains confidential information Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications 1 year of previous experience assisting in an orthodontic setting preferred Bilingual preferred but not required In depth knowledge of all orthodontics dental assistant duties Accepting newly graduates All required certifications for dental assisting Ability to travel to multiple locations within a territory to provide orthodontic dental assisting services is required May be required to work some Saturdays as needed *Must be willing to travel to cities as needed.
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