Dental AssistantLumos DentalNew Haven, CT 06511
Lumos Dental has an opening for a Dental Assistant in New Haven, Connecticut. 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.
**$500 sign on bonus**
Provide outstanding customer service for the patient; excellent chair side manner.
Assist the doctor with all dental procedures
Take radiographs of patients using standard dental radiographic equipment
Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain doctors’ schedule and patient flow; create no patient wait time; maintain time flexibility for patient; be present, engaged, ready to work at all assigned shift times.
Help clean the office and treatment rooms
Review patient chart prior to doctor arrival and log appropriate patient data during exam and treatment as well as transcribe doctor notes in patient chart
Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance
Follow organizations safety policies and procedures
Have knowledge and understanding of dental terminology sufficient to perform job successfully
Verify patient health history (basic health review, medications, understanding impact with dentistry) and document appropriately in patients chart.
Assist with other office duties as requested or needed
1 year of DA experience preferred
willing to assist the right candidate to get the necessary license/certificates needed
Knowledge with Dentrix software is preferred
Outstanding positive attitude and demeanor
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of all company policies and rules
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment