Dental Assistant

Employer
Lifetime Dental Care
Location
Woodbridge, VA
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 17, 2021
Ref
91917818
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Pediatric and Adult Dentistry office looking for a lead dental assistant. Must like working with children. Previous 4 handed dental experience required. The ideal candidate should have experience in Dentrix Practice Management software and Dexis imaging system. Radiology certification required. Outgoing personality and able to quickly build rapport with patients is key. In order to be successful in this role, you must be a highly motivated, reliable, "people person" with a strong attention to detail and good phone and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate should have experience in Dentrix Practice Management software or quick learner. Must be comfortable working with a large team. Responsibilities and Duties Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to: assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays) asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse, O2 sat serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling) teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth) performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer, assistance with patient charting/record keeping placement of dental sealants and coronal polishing under supervision communicating with patients and suppliers (eg, scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)stocking and ordering supplies, maintaining equipment and re-circulation performs dental treatment room disinfection handles instrument cleaning, sterilization/disinfection, helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $17 - $22 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

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