Dental Assistant Full-Time
Practice Description: Established general dentistry office located in Kirkland (Totem Lake area) looking for a dental assistant who is highly motivated, dependable and a good team player to join our dental team.
Job Description:The dental assistant is responsible for assisting the dentist(s) in the direct provision of primary care dental services to patients. The clinic assistant is also responsible for sterilization, preparation and inventory control of dental instruments and supplies.
• Greets patients in waiting area and escorts patients to the operating rooms.
• Advocate of a positive atmosphere of good dental and general health by demonstrating good example of oral hygiene, questioning patients to ascertain home care status, instructing patients in techniques of flossing and brushing in accordance with protocol.
• Maintain a sterile and neat working environment according to current infection control procedures.
• Review the health history, make patient chart entries under the direction of the dentist assigned and assure completion of forms and signatures.
• Assume the responsibility associated with any expanded duties that may be delegated by the dentist.
• Educate the patient with the aspects of their dental visit and provide support and compassion to that patient when it is needed.
• Review daily schedule in dental system to set up operatory and instruments.
• Assist in front office procedures if time allows or need is determined by the local manager or dentist.
• Supervise preventive maintenance of dental equipment.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned by the immediate superior.
Pay Range:DOE, benefits will be discussed at interview
Paid Time Off:
Number of Dentists: 2
Number of Registered Dental Hygienists: 2
Number of Assistants: 1
Number of Front Office Staff: 2
Number of Sterilization Techs: 0
Work Schedule: Mon-Thurs, 2 Fridays/month (every other)
Years Experience Required: New graduates welcome
Required Skills: Must be able to perform all essential duties of a dental assistant.
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