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Dental Assistant (8577-200)

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American Dental Partners, Inc. Chesterfield , MO 63005

Posted 6 months ago

A Dental Assistant supports and assists providers with patient care. It is essential to be able to lead, be flexible, friendly, have a "can do" personality and 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.

  • Perform all chairside procedures efficiently.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of dental instruments and proper tray setups.

  • Properly take, develop and mount all radiographs.

  • Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.

  • Perform all necessary lab procedures.

  • Responsible for stocking treatment areas/carts and dental related facility inventory.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of dental treatment equipment maintenance procedures.

  • Patient/staff rapport -- make positive contribution to office/organization.

  • Ability to identify and explain chart sticker numbers as they relate to financial arrangements and specialty referral.

  • Perform basic computer function.

  • Demonstrate cost effective techniques 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 corporate vision and strategy.

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Dental Assistant (8577-200)

Expired Job

American Dental Partners, Inc.