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Dental Assistant

Location : Seattle (West Seattle), WA
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : Direct 66527
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Practice Description: Multilingual office providing General Dental Care for all ages


Job Description


- Answering patient questions before an appointment and confirm procedures to be performed
- Preparing patients for dental procedures by making them comfortable and providing any instructions
- Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment according to regulations, and placing for easy access
- Preparing the dental exam room for use by the dentist by making sure it is stocked and organized
- Assisting the dentist during procedures, getting supplies, and using the suction tube to keep the patients’ mouth dry
- Assisting with dental x-rays
- Assisting with dental lab work (pour models, prepare for shipping, and etc)
- Instructing patients on dental hygiene and proper care of dental fixtures
- Helping scheduling next appointment with Front Desk
- Keeping patient records (Blood pressure, PreMed, and etc.)


Compensation/Benefits:


Pay Range: Starting $24.50/hour, DOE
Bonus: End of Year Bonus (Full-time)
401K: 401K plan with matching (Full-time)
Medical/Dental Insurance: Health Insurance (Full-time)
Paid Time Off: Sick Time Off
Other Benefits: Paid holiday
Relocation Support:


Staff Details:


Number of Dentists: 1


Number of Registered Dental Hygienists: 0


Number of Assistants: 2


Number of Front Office Staff: 2


Number of Sterilization Techs: 0


Required Qualifications :

Requirements:                                                                 


Work Schedule: Tuesday 7:30-4:30, Wednesday 8:30-5:30, Friday 8:30-5:30, and the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Saturday of the month, 8-2.
Years of experience required: 1
Required Skills: - Proven experience as dental assistant
- Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
- Understanding of health & safety regulations
- Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing
- Good computer skills
- Excellent communication and people skills
- Attention to detail
- Well-organized and reliable
- Graduating from dental assistant school
- Additional certification (e.g. BLS)


Other Requirements:  


 


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