Dental Assistant

Employer
Burke Dental
Location
Burke, VA
Posted
Nov 15, 2022
Closes
Nov 29, 2022
Ref
717706487
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
We're looking for a committed and creative Dental Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate for this position will be highly skilled in a variety of administrative duties as well as dental assisting. We're looking for an individual with great communication skills who is also able to work accurately and efficiently when necessary. You will greet patients, prepare exam rooms, and help the dentist during patient examinations and other dental procedures. Between patients, you will clean exam rooms and replenish supplies. When not working with patients, you will also assist with administrative tasks, including answering phones and organizing patient records as needed. Our staff has a genuine love of helping patients, so we are searching for individuals with the same passion and commitment to excellent patient service.Dental Assistant Duties and Responsibilities* Gather patient information and health background* Prepare the work area for procedures* Take x-rays of patients teeth when necessary and display results for the dentist* Assist the dentist during examinations and dental procedures* Prepare materials for crowns or dental impressions* Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits* Restock treatment areas and monitor inventory* Intraoral scanners and 3-D scanning experience is desired but can be trainedDental Assistant Requirements and Qualifications* Dental assistant certificate from an accredited vocational school (preferred)* 1+ years of dental assisting experience* X-ray certification* Current BLS and CPR certification* Excellent understanding of dental hygiene procedures* Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques* Excellent written and verbal communication skills* Attention to detailJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $20.00 - $22.00 per hourBenefits:* Employee discount* Flexible scheduleSchedule:* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Burke, VA 22015: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* X-Ray Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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