We are seeking a Dental Assistant that is great with kids!
Excellent Opportunity - Dental Assistant
We are seeking a Dental Assistant that is great with kids! If you are a strong team player and looking for growth, we would love to meet you! Our ideal candidate would be positive, energetic, friendly and a quick learner. We have great benefits, team atmosphere, paid time off, great hours and more!
Our team genuinely loves kids, so we work hard to create a safe, comfortable and fun experience for every one that walks through our doors, including our staff! We focus on education and prevention, but we do it all in a playful space that fosters learning. Our team makes sure healthy always comes with a big dose of happy!
The Dental Assistant is responsible for providing patient care and assistance to the Doctor with patient procedures. The Dental Assistant must perform and help the Doctor with direct patient care including sealants, impressions, seating, appliances, etc.:
takes diagnostic x-rays and displays the x-rays according to the type of procedure;
accurately charts and documents all notes pertaining to the patient during the exam and treatment set forth by the Company guidelines;
reviews the patient's chart, medical history, treatment plan and consent forms prior to treatment, and identifies any potential concerns for the Doctor to consider;
monitors the patient at all times while he or she is on nitrous oxide;
obtains stabilization consent form from the parent or guardian as requested by the Doctor;
reviews and understands the patient's insurance eligibility;
Exercises significant patience and discretion in order to obtain the proper cooperation from each patient.
Prepares the patient prior to beginning treatment (all necessary cassettes, hand pieces, materials, and instruments should be ready and available for the Doctor).
Uses, as needed, "tell- show- do" prior to any treatment.
Uses creativity and imagination to encourage anxious or timid patients.
Adapts to each individual and provides excellent chair side manner is a must.
Maintains patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance. Ensure any release of patient information is done according to the Company guidelines
Additional duties will be assigned to achieve the Company standards and goals as efficiently as possible.
Education and Experience::
Minimum high school diploma, or equivalent.
Experience working in a professional, medical, or dental environment with direct customer service is desired.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills; must be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships.
Customer service oriented and able to communicate with a pleasant demeanor at all times.
Effective written and verbal communication with all staff and management.
Must possess excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, be able to multitask and perform job duties in a timely manner.
Strong PC skills and ability to learn and successfully use new programs as required.