Hygiene Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant - Wilmington, DE

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Gentle Touch Smiles For Kids



Overview:

What if you could be rewarded for doing what you love, with a team that supports you, in an environment where there is a shared passion for quality patient care?  We are looking for an enthusiastic dental assistant that loves building and maintaining positive relationships with patients who is flexible, and willing to collaborate with other team members.  Your primary role is to provide excellent patient experiences while "in the chair," and overall patient retention. As a valued member of the family, we will support you, and invest in you and your future with medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid holidays, and many other benefits!


Responsibilities:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide exceptional customer service, with excellent chair-side manner
  • Assist the doctor and/or hygienist(s), with dental procedures
  • Take, develop and “mount” accurate, high quality radiographs
  • Review patient charts prior to doctor arrival, document appropriate patient information and health history during the exam and treatment
  • Clean, sterilize and prepare the equipment and operatory, per OSHA and office guidelines, prior to and after a patient’s appointment
  • Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain the schedule and patient flow
  • Assist in educating the patients and address their questions and/or concerns to help them feel more comfortable
  • Demonstrate teamwork to deliver an extraordinary experience for every patient
  • Partner with the doctors, hygienists, and team to maintain excellent patient service and integrity
  • Assist the business admin in scheduling patients’ follow up appointments
  • Track the incoming and outgoing lab cases
  • Monitor the level of dental supplies and order, within office guidelines
  • Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance
  • Follow the organization’s safety policies and procedures through OSHA compliance and BBP (Blood-borne Pathogens) federal regulations

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Current radiography certification required
  • Dental Assistant certification, as required by state, or ability to become certified
  • Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR- BLS) preferred
  • Current certification to monitor Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Analgesia preferred as required by state, or ability to become certified

 

Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience in a professional environment with direct patient contact preferred
  • Positive attitude and excellent customer service skills
  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Strong organization, planning and analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and remain calm in a rapidly changing environment
  • Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs 



2021-14704
Hygiene Dental Assistant Full-Time (more than 30 hours)
Gentle Touch Smiles For Kids
Wilmington, DE
Full-Time (more than 30 hours)
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