Pediatric Dental Assistant
Job Title: Dental Assistant
Location: Bothell, WA
Welcome to our privately owned and well-established pediatric dental practice! We pride ourselves on our busy and consistent schedule, providing excellent dental care to our young patients. Our dedicated team of dental assistants plays a crucial role in ensuring the success of our practice. We value and appreciate their skills, commitment, and dedication to providing the best possible care to our patients. Our practice culture prioritizes patient care and support for each other, creating a positive and enjoyable work environment.
As a Dental Assistant in our pediatric dental practice, you will be an integral part of our team, supporting our dentists during operative procedures and providing essential care to our patients. Your general responsibilities will include:
- Assisting our pediatric dentists during operative procedures, ensuring patient comfort and safety throughout.
- Performing prophylaxis and fluoride application to promote optimal oral health for our young patients.
- Providing clear and effective oral hygiene instructions to patients and their parents or guardians.
- Applying sealants as prescribed by our dentists to prevent dental decay.
- Taking X-rays as directed by our dentists, ensuring accurate and high-quality images.
- Charting patient information and maintaining detailed chart notes for each visit.
- Performing sterilization procedures and setting up trays for dental procedures, maintaining a clean and organized work environment.
- Completion of a dental assisting program or equivalent work experience.
- X-ray certification and CPR certification preferred.
- Previous experience working in a pediatric dental practice is a plus.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, particularly with children and their parents.
- Attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions accurately.
- Commitment to providing compassionate and high-quality care to pediatric patients.
- Ability to work effectively as part of a collaborative team.
If you are a dedicated and compassionate dental assistant with a passion for pediatric dentistry, we invite you to join our team! Apply now and become part of our supportive and caring practice environment, where your skills and contributions are valued and appreciated.
Pay Range: $20.00 to $28.00
Bonus: For the Holiday
401K: Yes, match 4%.
Medical: Yes, Regence Employee Choice Gold 500
Dental Insurance: Yes, in-office benefit.
Paid Time Off: Vacation Pay, Holiday Pay, and Parental Leave, Accrued on a bi-weekly per pay period basis.
Number of Dentists: 2
Number of Registered Dental Hygienists: 0
Number of Assistants: 6
Number of Front Office Staff: 2
Number of Sterilization Techs: 0
Work Schedule: Monday through Wednesday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, and Thursday, 6:30 am to 1:00 pm. We also schedule 1 Friday per month from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm for the months of September through June.
Years Experience Required: 1
Required Skills: Registered Dental Assistant
About Dental Professionals
There are many ways to work with us!
Full-time Flexible: You can qualify as 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.
Per Diem: Pick up an occasional shift whenever it fits your schedule, while you’re between jobs, or during an office closure.
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