Dental Assistant

Employer
Berk Dental
Location
Annandale, VA
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Jan 24, 2022
Ref
326357852
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentist's office more efficient and pleasant for patients. You'll ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist's shoulders. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible.ResponsibilitiesWelcome customers in the dental officePrepare customers for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfortSelect and set up instruments, equipment and material neededSterilize instruments according to regulationsAssist the dentist through 4-handed dentistryUndertake lab tasks as instructedProvide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructionsKeep the dental room clean and well-stockedSchedule appointmentsMaintain accurate patient records and assist with payment proceduresSkillsProven experience as dental assistantKnowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methodsUnderstanding of health & safety regulationsAbility to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plusGood computer skillsExcellent communication and people skillsAttention to detailWell-organized and reliableHigh school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferredAdditional certification or training is an asset (eg EFDA)Job Type: Full-timePay: $21.00 - $31.00 per hourBenefits:401(k)Health insurancePaid time offVision insuranceMedical Specialty:Primary CareSchedule:8 hour shiftExperience:Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:X-Ray Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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