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Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary - EFDA

Hudec Dental Bedford ,OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
The primary function of the Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) is to perform high quality work in conjunction with the doctor in accordance with approved procedures validated through the Ohio Dental Board in relation to patient care goals of Hudec Dental Associates. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following is a list of responsibilities associated with the EFDA but is not exhaustive nor a complete, comprehensive list of the duties required and expected of the EFDA; additional duties may be assigned as needed. Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols; marking patient in for treatment in Dental Vision software and opening Clinical Vision software for dentist. Completes approved procedures validated through the Ohio Dental Board such as placement of amalgam, composite restorations, stainless steel crowns, space maintainers, etc.. Follow properly issued instructions/directions regarding patient flow and manage the flow of patients to schedule/maximize the doctor’s time if applicable. Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, introducing one’s self, comforting, seating, and draping patient. This includes ensuring patients are greeted with a handshake and shown appreciation during entire visit. Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions, requests. Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments. Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials in preparation for the doctor. Provides diagnostic information by taking and developing radiographic images; using intra-oral cameras; pouring model casts. Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions; prints prescribed prescriptions Communicates to patients about current office promotions and programs; i.e. Share a Smile, Vivid, Care Credit Documents and charges out dental care services by charting in patients’ records in Dental Vision software and maintain updated patient information. Prepare laboratory prescriptions in LabNet software. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols including safe and clean working environments. Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Informs Clinical Coordinator of dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; verifying receipt of supplies Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications Communicates changes to co-workers and dentist(s) and assists others when possible Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Complies with policies and procedures of Hudec Dental Associates; i.e. timekeeping, dress code, etc. Other duties as assigned. Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

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