Dental Assistant-Qualified in Orthodontics
A Dental Assistant supports and assists providers with patient care. It is essential to be able to lead, be flexible, friendly, have a "can do" personality and 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.* Perform all chairside procedures efficiently.* Demonstrate knowledge of dental instruments and proper tray setups.* Properly take, develop and mount all radiographs.* Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.* Perform all necessary lab procedures.* Responsible for stocking treatment areas/carts and dental related facility inventory.* Demonstrate knowledge of dental treatment equipment maintenance procedures.* Patient/staff rapport -- make positive contribution to office/organization.* Ability to identify and explain chart sticker numbers as they relate to financial arrangements and specialty referral.* Perform basic computer function.* Demonstrate cost effective techniques when utilizing supplies and equipment.* Assist office in achieving defined goals.* Other duties as assigned.Travel is required between our Clarksville and Eldersburg locations.Required Skills* 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 corporate vision and strategy.Posted by StartWire. Apply now!.