Immediate opening for a full-time Licensed Dental Assistant!

Do you want to be part of a talented, experienced, fun, progressive and professional team of dental experts?  Come join this state-of-the-art dental office practicing with advanced technology.  Their caring team of talented professionals provides patients with exceptional, personal, and comfortable dental care.  They offer a friendly, caring work atmosphere, competitive pay, and benefits.  Experience in the dental industry is appreciated, but the office is open to training the right person fresh out of school.  If you want to be part of an awesome culture where you are recognized for your hard work and effort, then we encourage you to apply!

Position Summary:  Under direct and indirect supervision, the Dental Assistant will assist the Dentist in both administrative and clinical duties, including, but not limited to: prepare patient for procedure or exam, sterilize and disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, and prepare materials, and assist during dental procedures.  Provide patient and practice support services, including, but not limited to: personal assistance, medical attention, and emotional support.

Responsibilities:  LDA’s must be able to handle and maintain primary DDS schedule, patient notes, wellness calls, lab cases, charting, proposing treatment, patient calls and resolving concerns, properly utilize float time, sterilization process, other duties as assigned.  More details will be explained and reviewed at the interview.

Essential Functions:

    • Assist with dental and medical emergencies according to OSHA and office procedures
    • Maintain CPR certification
    • Assist chair side during administration of nitrous oxide
    • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs
    • Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts
    • Clean and polish removable appliances
    • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients
    • Record treatment information in patient records
    • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients
    • Expose dental diagnostic x-rays
    • Actively provide hand instruments and materials to Dentist, as needed, during exams and procedures in order to help maintain patient comfort and Dentist’s efficiency
    • Using and maintaining hazard control protocols as established by OSHA and office standards
    • Must always represent the practice in a professional, pleasant, and cooperative manner
    • Must maintain regular, consistent and punctual attendance in accordance with assigned schedule and time off policies
    • Must be able to comfortably and efficiently handle multiple deadlines and task assignments
    • Must be able to work both independently and cooperatively in team settings
    • Occasionally there may be some travel, by car or plane, required in order for you to participate in continuing education or seminars
    • Equipment Maintenance – Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.


Benefits:

    • Medical
    • Dental
    • HSA
    • PTO
    • Holiday pay
    • Wellness pay
    • 401(k)
    • Company paid CE’s

 

APPLY ONLINE HERE