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Pediatric Dental Assistant Job Posting

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Pediatric Dental Assistant Job in Aurora, Colorado

(Job ID: 506516)

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Location

Aurora, Colorado 80018

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jun 25, 2024

JOB TYPE

Permanent

COMPENSATION

Base Salary

Not Provided

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon,Tue,Wed,Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#506516 Active

Description

ABOUT US Are you someone who loves to spend your days with a sense of meaning and purpose? Do you thrive when sharing joy and improving the health of children, regardless of their differences or abilities? What if you could make a daily difference in the life of a child by giving them the gift of better oral health? At Crossroads Pediatric Dentistry, we are seeking a compassionate and highly skilled individual who is committed to caring for children from diverse backgrounds and those with special needs. If you want to make a daily positive impact in a supportive work culture, you should join our team as a pediatric dental assistant! Crossroads Pediatric Dentistry is a brand-new practice located in the state-of-the-art IMH Aurora Crossroads Medical Building in Aurora, CO. We believe that every child’s oral health journey should be positive and life-changing. Our practice emphasizes the partnership between each child, their family, and our team to deliver world-class pediatric dental care. As part of our mission, we are committed to developing a world-class team with advanced knowledge and skills. We will invest in every team member who wants to learn, grow, and be the best at what they do. Are you that team member? POSITION: Pediatric Dental Assistant SCHEDULE: At least three days a week, with the potential to increase to full-time (four days per week). COMPENSATION: $23.00 to $25.00 per hour (with potential increase with experience and training). BENEFITS: • Competitive Pay • Paid Sick Leave • Paid Time Off • Dental Insurance • 401K • Performance Bonuses APPLICATION: Please include a cover letter and resume with your application. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Educate children and families about oral hygiene, including toothbrushing and flossing. • Make patients and families feel welcome with a compassionate, positive approach. • Escort patients and families to and from the waiting area and prep them for care. • Review medical history, needed radiographs, and treatment notes for each patient before visits. • Record all diagnostic and treatment information in patient charts (Curve). • Maintain cleanliness of the dental lab and sterilization area. • Maintain all chemical solutions in compliance with OSHA protocols. • Prepare treatment rooms, including set-up, decontamination, and restocking. • Follow infection control policies and safety regulations. • Take dental radiographs as directed. • Assist chairside for various dental procedures in the office and hospital setting. • Cross-train for front desk duties, including scheduling, check-out, payment collection, and insurance verification. • Order necessary dental supplies. • Provide post-operative care instructions and make follow-up calls to patients. QUALIFICATIONS: • Registered or Certified Dental Assistant. • High school diploma or GED. • At least 1 year of dental assisting experience, with knowledge of standard dental office equipment. • Valid x-ray certification (preferred). • CPR/BLS certification (preferred but can be arranged after hiring). • Proof of healthcare-related vaccinations required before starting work. • Experience working with children and families. • Excellent communication skills; proficiency in Spanish or other languages is a plus. • Positive attitude and a passion for knowledge-sharing, continuous learning, and educating children/families. • Punctuality and a can-do attitude. • Outstanding customer service skills, a collaborative attitude, and openness to constructive feedback.

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