Mar 16, 2023
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SouthPark and Union Perio
Surgical Dental Assistant Primary Location SouthPark Periodontics and Implant Dentistry – 6719 Fairview Road, Charlotte, NC 28210 Additional Locations (pick one when posting) Union Periodontics and Implant Dentistry – 514 North Broome Street, Waxhaw, NC 28173 Rock Hill Periodontics and Implant Dentistry – 1144 India Hook Rd # D, Rock Hill, SC 29732 Starting Rate: Dependent on experience Schedule • Monday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm • Tuesday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm • Wednesday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm • Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm • Friday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm Job Brief At SouthPark Perio, Union Perio, and Rock Hill Perio, we rely on knowledgeable professionals to interact with our valued customers who have questions or concerns. Also known as oral and maxillofacial surgery assistants, dental assistants offer pre, peri, and postoperative support to the periodontist. An ideal candidate is motivated and well-organized with great attention to detail. We want you to be skilled in providing direct/indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible. This position will report directly to the dentists and/or the office manager. Responsibilities • Review patient schedule for the day and prepare patient medical records. • Sterilization of equipment. • Set up procedure rooms with necessary dental instruments. • Take radiographs as needed for treatment and diagnostics. • Monitor vital signs during surgery. • Perform administrative or clinical duties as necessary, such as entering procedure information on a billing chart, processing patient invoices and coding insurance bills. They may also be in charge of the practice’s inventory, ordering and restocking dental supplies. • Educate patients about oral health. Requirements and skills • High school diploma or equivalent. • Previous experience (minimum of one year) dental assisting. • Certified Dental Assistant I required. • Dental X-Ray Certification required. • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g., HIPAA). • Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment. • Strong communication skills along with active listening. • Exceptional interpersonal and rapport building skills. • A patient and empathetic attitude. • Strong time management and organizational skills. • Adaptability and flexibility. • Comfortable working in fast-paced environments. • Troubleshooting skills, either basic or advanced, depending on the role and industry. • Proficiency with computers, especially with Eaglesoft software, and strong typing skills. • Phone skills, including familiarity with complex or multi-line phone systems. • Knowledge of the practice’s services. • Fluency in a second/multiple languages highly preferred.
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