Dental Assistant (12477-200)

American Dental Partners, Inc. Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 2 months ago

At Associated Dental Care, our success is fueled by the individual attention and service that is given to each of our patients. 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. It is essential to be able to lead, be flexible, friendly, have a "can do" personality and work in a timely fashion. In addition, as a Dental Assistant you must display open communication to co-workers and a commitment to patient satisfaction.

  • Our office has protective equipment to keep our staff safe and protected. We also offer leading edge technology and opportunities for continued learning and development.

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

  • Two years 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.

  • Must be X-Ray certified.

  • 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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