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Dental Assistant - PREMIER CARE DENTAL Ashland

Dentive
Ashland, OR
  • Posted: 4 days ago
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Job Description

Job Title: Dental Assistant 

Department: Field 

Reports to: Partner Dentist 

Job Level: Individual Contributor 

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt 

Travel Required: NA 

Effective 4/1/2022 

 

Job Summary  

Dental Assistants, or Certified Dental Assistants, are responsible for providing hands-on support to the clinical team and completing prep work so they can more efficiently care for patients. Their duties include completing intake paperwork and updating patient records, taking necessary x-rays, sterilizing and organizing dental tools and assisting during dental procedures. 

Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Welcome and greet patients  
  • Update and maintain patient records 
  • Take X-rays and intraoral photos of patients
  • Schedule patient appointments 
  • Present treatment to patients 
  • Assist clinicians during dental procedures 
  • Sterilize instruments and clean rooms and ensure all infection control policies are being followed 
  • Prepare operatories for patient visits 

Required Skills/Abilities 

  • Certified according to state regulations 
  • X-ray Certified 
  • Ability to move fast 
  • Ability to engage with patients 

Education and Experience 

  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • Basic knowledge of practice management software 
  • X-Ray Certified (depending on state) 
  • 2+ years in dental assisting is preferred but not required 
  • Able to take impressions 
  • CEREC Knowledge and ability to image and design restorations 

Physical Demands 

  • Is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms 
  • Is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. 
  • Has the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus. 
  • Works in moderate noise May be required to lift packages up to 25 pounds 

Dentive

Address

Ashland, OR
USA

Industry

Healthcare

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