Dental Assistant (12438-200)

American Dental Partners, Inc. Creve Coeur , MO 63141

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Details

As a Dental Assistant with our practice, you will be responsible for assisting our providers in delivering quality care to patients.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a team environment, have a "can do" personality, and be able to complete their assigned 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, instruments, maintenance, and proper tray setups.

  • Perform all chairside procedures efficiently.

  • Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.

  • Perform all necessary lab procedures.

  • Uphold a positive rapport with staff members and patients at all times.

  • Demonstrate safe and cost effective practices when utilizing supplies and equipment.

  • Assist office in achieving defined goals.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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 shared vision and values.

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