$13 - $20 an hour
Full Job Description
Job Title: Dental Assistant
Reports To: Lead Dental Assistant
General Job Description:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive Dental Assistant for our well-established office! Come join an amazing team, and find out what it is that makes Raynor Dental so different! This position is a utility role where you will be helping out across the practice as needed. Thanks so much for applying, and we look forward to hearing from you soon! Compensation for this position is based upon experience.
Dental Assistants are an invaluable part of any dental office. With a good team of assistants on hand, we can handle almost any combination of procedures and patient needs. A good Dental Assistant will perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties, and they will work chair-side as dentists examine and treat patients. A great Dental Assistant will create a comfortable atmosphere in preparation for and during treatment, and will also make sure that all notes from that visit are captured for the team. It is really important that there is a sense of teamwork among all the assistants, as workflow can vary day-to-day, and in this case it is our ability to work together that keeps the patient flow moving and keeps any one person from getting backed up.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
- Coordinate all facets of clinical patient services.
- Greet, seat and obtain and record medical history and vital signs.
- Explain procedures and obtain consent prior to doctor arrival.
- Assist doctors with all dental procedures i.e. guards, bleaching , impressions etc.
- Treatment plans/phases them
- Set up/break down and sterilize operatories.
- Prepare hygiene and assistant trays
- Stock all operatories, lab and sterilization, notify when low
- Assist other clinical staff when needed
- Communicate with hygiene staff efficiently regarding exams
- Coordinate doctors to keep them on time with schedules
- Prepare daily day sheet for Doctors
- Actively participate in 7:40 am morning Huddle
- Follow and demonstrate commitment to Raynor Dental policies, professional expectations and Protocols.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Down Time Protocols:
Deep clean rooms weekly including restrooms. Maintain cleanliness of common areas i.e. dishes, laundry and trash removal. Stock rooms with supplies as required. Continuously review and prep for daily schedule (gaps). (P) Prepare referrals and send out. Pull charts for next day. Have MED HX printed and ready for patients. Scan, check emails for new patients and enter into the computer. Treatment follow-up using Patient by numbers tasks and schedule.
2 years previous experience in the dental field preferred, though on-the-job training is provided. Some knowledge of dental and medical terminology is necessary to be able to answer any questions that the patient might have. Must be able to adapt to any type of situation, think quickly on their feet, and treat each patient as a valued client and ensure that they are cared for in a quick and efficient manner. They must also be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Motivating team player. Strong computer and analytical skills. HS or GED education and/or higher.
Hourly Rate will be determined by experience.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $13.00 - $20.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Disability insurance
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
We are proud of our efforts to keep our employees safe. Every employee and patient undergo screenings upon arrival, and we took all suggestions from the CDC and the New Hampshire Dental Association and implemented them.