Lead Dental Assistant Full-Time
Practice Description: Come join our team! Our practice is looking to hire a new dental assistant with at least 2 years of experience (pref.) You’ll ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist’s shoulders. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible, flexibility is a must. Our office hours provide a great work-life balance for you to enjoy the sweeter things in life.
Job Description: Must be great with interpersonal skills. Helping staff and patients feel welcome and the ability to make quick decisions in order to maintain the patient-focused atmosphere, are highly desirable. At least one year of dental assisting experience is preferred.
Pay Range: $25-$35/hr
Medical/Dental Insurance: HRA account and In- Office dental insurance available
Paid Time Off: First year of employment earn 32 hours of vacation
Number of Dentists: 2
Number of Registered Dental Hygienists: 1
Number of Assistants: 2
Number of Front Office Staff: 3
Number of Sterilization Techs: 0
Work Schedule: Practice Hours: Monday 9 am to 5 pm, Tuesday 8 am to 5 pm, Wednesday 7 am to 4 pm, Thursday 7 am to 2 pm. Friday to Sunday Closed
Years Experience Required: 1
Required Skills: Responsibility and skills are, but not limited to: Welcome customers in the dental office. Prepare customers for treatments or check-ups, ensuring their comfort. Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed. Sterilize instruments according to regulations. Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry. Undertake lab tasks as instructed. Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions. Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked. Schedule appointments. Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment procedures. iTero, Dentrix Ascend knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods. Understanding of health & safety regulations. Excellent communication and people skills. Attention to detail. Well-organized and reliable. High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred. Additional certification or training is an asset (e.g. EFDA)
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Full-time Flexible: You can qualify to be our full-time employee, and we’ll provide you with a competitive pay and benefits package! YOU DECIDE YOUR SCHEDULE. Work when YOU want and as much as you want. You can have the flexibility to work around YOUR life rather than trying to fit in life around your work schedule.
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