Pediatric Dental Assistant
Job Title: Pediatric Dental Assistant
Location: Queen Anne,Seattle, Washington
Practice Description: Welcome to our Seattle dental office, where we prioritize providing excellent and quality care to our young patients and their families. Our outgoing and fast-paced team is dedicated to creating a positive and supportive environment for both patients and staff. We value compassion, teamwork, and a great personality, and we are excited to welcome a new member who shares these values. While experience is beneficial, we are more interested in finding the right personality and are happy to provide training to the right candidate.
Job Description: We are currently seeking an energetic full-time Pediatric Dental Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will have an excellent work ethic, compassion for others, a great personality, and a positive attitude. We are looking for someone who loves working with children and is a team player.
Dental Assistant Responsibilities:
- Educate patients and parents on oral healthcare practices.
- Perform pediatric prophylaxis, fluoride application, x-rays, and sealant procedures.
- Assist chairside during restorative procedures.
- Utilize behavior management techniques to ensure a positive dental experience for pediatric patients.
- Prepare treatment rooms and ensure sterilization of instruments.
- Document dental care services accurately in patients' records.
- Previous experience in pediatric dentistry is preferred but not required.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Compassion and patience when working with children.
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
- Willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
- Certification or licensure as a dental assistant in the state of Washington is preferred but not required.
- Competitive salary and benefits package.
- Opportunity to work in a supportive and fast-paced environment.
- Training provided for the right candidate.
- Chance to make a positive impact on the dental health and well-being of children and families in our community.
- Positive and welcoming work culture.
If you are a compassionate and enthusiastic individual who loves working with children and is eager to join a dynamic dental team, we encourage you to apply for this position. Join our practice and become part of our commitment to providing exceptional dental care to pediatric patients in Seattle. Apply now and take the next step in your dental career with us!
Pay Range: $20.00 to $30.00
401K: Yes, match up to 3%
Medical/Dental Insurance: Yes
Dental Insurance: Yes
Paid Time Off: Vacation Pay, Holiday Pay
Other Benefits: We are part of Salt Dental Collective and have an excellent benefits package.
Number of Dentists: 4
Number of Registered Dental Hygienists: 0
Number of Assistants: 5
Number of Front Office Staff: 3
Number of Sterilization Techs: 0
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Fridays, 7:00 am to 2:30 pm. We have 2 open positions, one part-time and one full-time. The part-time is 2 days a week and flexible on the days. Please reach out with questions.
Years Experience Required: New Grads Welcome To Apply
Required Skills: Having an RDA, BLS, HIPAA, and WISHA
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.
Temp to Hire: Work per diem jobs while seeking a full-time position, sometimes as a working interview with a potential employer.
Direct Hire: We can help you find your next dream job with a new office!