Dental Assistant – Full Time – Great Benefits

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry

SPECIALTY UNIT: Dental Assistant

LOCATION: Lumberton, NJ (Other NJ Locations Available)

Job type: Full-Time Permanent

 

We are in search of an energetic, motivated, and organized dental assistant with a positive attitude who is looking for growth and development in their field, and the opportunity to ascend in a growing organization that puts the care of its patients and the satisfaction of its employees first. If this interests you and you want to work in an enjoyable and fun environment that promotes learning and teamwork, look no further. We offer up-to-date equipment and technology, experienced and friendly staff and dentists who truly care about their patients. This position is offering competitive compensation and a benefits package that include medical, 401k, vision, and more. Experience is preferred but training is available. Please send us your resume! We would love to hear from you!

 

Education

  • Chairside Dental Assistant certificate preferable

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assisting the Dentist in rendering patient care, maintaining inventory control in the operatories where treatment is rendered by the Provider, and maintaining public area appearance

 

Major Duties

  • Assists the Dentist in rendering patient care
  • Reinforces preventative maintenance instructions to patients
  • Seats and prepares the patients for treatment
  • Cleans operatory after treatment procedures (i.e. suction lines, traps)
  • Readies tray set-ups for procedures
  • Monitors the operatory supply levels
  • Assists in clerical duties as required
  • Sterilizes instruments
  • Exposes and develops radiographs (if x-ray licensed)
  • Takes preliminary impression for needed procedures (RDA only)
  • Monitors prosthetic cases and ensures they are ready for the patient’s appointment including contacting patient for appointment
  • Coordinates this activity with the Front Desk Receptionists
  • Monitors lab-tracking system for pick-up and delivery
  • Ensures that dental chairs are in an upright position at the end of the day
  • Labels all containers, bottles and drawers
  • Monitors lab area for cleanliness
  • Manages telephones
  • Maintains clinical log sheet for upkeep of operatory
  • Informs Clinical Coordinator or Office Manager of instrument and equipment malfunctions
  • Records patient vital signs on New Patients and on Recalls
  • Ensures consent for specialty services have required signatures and are placed in chart
  • Schedules patient’s next appointment there at the chair
  • Pours and trims models and labels them properly
  • Promotes office-marketing items (Oral-B toothbrushes, Zoom, etc)
  • Assists Office Manager when necessary performing other assigned duties
  • Shares maintenance duties when and where able
  • Logs-off computer at end of day

 

 Job Benefits:

 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid time off
  • Additional Sick Time

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