As a Dental Assistant with our practice, you will be responsible for assisting our providers in delivering quality care to patients. This position is a hybrid position that will be divided between working chairside and working at the front desk.
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.
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.
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.
Uphold a positive rapport with staff members and patients at all times.
Ability to identify and explain chart sticker numbers as they relate to financial arrangements and specialty referral.
Demonstrate safe and cost effective practices when utilizing supplies and equipment.
Assist office in achieving defined goals.
All front desk duties
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma and
One year certified dental assistant program
1 year to Six months dental experience preferred
Current dental assistant license is required
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.
Insurance knowledge preferred
Support shared vision and values.
American Dental Partners, Inc.