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Dental Assistant at American Dental Partners in Creve Coeur, Missouri

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Job Details

As a Surgical Dental Assistant with our practice, you will be responsible for assisting our providers in delivering quality care to patients.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a team environment, have a can do personality, and be able to complete their assigned work in a timely fashion. In addition, a Dental Assistant must display open communication to co-workers and a commitment to patient satisfaction.

Essential Responsibilities:

* Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard and infection control procedures in compliance with protocol.

* Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology, instruments, maintenance, and proper tray setups.

* Perform all chairside procedures efficiently.

* Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.

* Perform all necessary lab procedures.

* Uphold a positive rapport with staff members and patients at all times.

* Demonstrate safe and cost effective practices when utilizing supplies and equipment.

* Assist office in achieving defined goals.

* Other duties as assigned.

* One year certified dental assistant program; or

* Six months on-the-job experience; or

* High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities.

* Current dental assistant license is required in certain states.

* Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation.

* Ability to perform basic computer functions.

* Comply with protocols and standards.

* Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.

* Support shared vision and values.