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Specialty Dental Assistant Endodontics

Employer
Pacific Dental Services (PD)
Location
Fresno
Salary
DOE
Closing date
Aug 4, 2021

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Position
Dental Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time
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Desciption

Now is the time to join Northern CA. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level and gain valuable experience, apply today!


Overview

The primary role of the Endodontic Dental Assistant is to support the success of the clinicians through effective delivery of the Perfect Patient Experience. Endodontic Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties. Endodontic Dental Assistants prepare patients for oral examination and assist other dental professionals in providing treatment to the teeth, mouth, and gums.

Responsibilities

  • Perform functions in accordance with the applicable state's Dental Auxiliaries Table of Permitted Duties.
  • Actively participate in the Perfect Patient ExperienceÔ by striving to keep your patients focused on optimal treatment while attending to their individual needs and concerns
  • Escort patients to/from the front desk and introduce them to other team members as appropriate
  • Communicate with the front and back office teams to ensure the specialist's schedule runs smoothly and efficiently
  • Maintain a clean, sterile, and cheerful environment
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment; clean each operatory in accordance with the state applicable infection control guidelines
  • Prepare patients for treatment, and assist the dentist- thereby enabling them to provide efficient, quality dental treatment
  • At the direction of the dentist, complete radiographs and intra-oral pictures of patients in an efficient and timely manner
  • Prepare tray setups for dental procedures and maintain adequate supply levels in each operatory, replenishing as needed to provide efficient patient care
  • Work closely with the General Practice lead assistants to ensure adequate clinical supplies are ordered
  • Keep the patients' mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices
  • Instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care as directed by the dentist
  • Record patient charting and all of the dentist's notes in the digital patient chart as directed by the dentist.
Qualifications

  • Equivalent to high school diploma or general education degree (GED), and specified training courses as mandated by state for certification, licensure, or registration
  • Preferred: Associate degree or one-year certificate from an accredited college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certifications/licenses/registrations as mandated by applicable state (e.g. coronal polish, radiograph exposure, ultrasonic scaling for orthodontic procedures, pit and fissure sealant application, etc)
Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Child care assistance
  • 401K
  • Paid time to volunteer in your local community
  • Shift premium pay for eligible roles who work weekends
Pacific Dental Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are united in our mission to create healthier and happier team members.



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Company

Pacific Dental Services (PDS), one of the country’s leading dental support organizations, provides a full scope of business and administrative support services to dentists, including marketing, real estate, payroll, human resources, billing and accounting. Founded in 1994, PDS provides business support services for more than 530 dental practices across the United States.

In 2012, PDS was recognized by Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Awards, ranking 4th on Inc.’s list of the “Top Ten Heroes of the American Economy.” PDS also ranked 1st on the Hire Power Awards list in the health industry and 2nd on Inc.’s list of top job creators in the State of California.

With PRIVATE PRACTICE+®, the innovative business model from PDS, clinicians have true autonomy --plus benefit from a support structure that is second to none. Every PDS-supported clinician has the autonomy to lead their team in Clinical Excellence, while the PDS business management team handles the administrative duties. PDS handles the business support services so clinicians can focus on what they love: dentistry.

Company Contact Information:

Pacific Dental Services, Inc.

17000 Red Hill Avenue

Irvine, CA 92614

Email:   

info@pacificdentalservices.com

careers@pacificdentalservices.com

Find Us
Telephone
(860) 440-0635
Location
Job Target
600 Summer Street
5th Floor
Stamford
CT
06901
US
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