Dental Assistant

Dream Dental, PC

Woodstock, GA, USA Remote / WFH

Sep 6

We are looking for a Dental Assistant/Front office coordinator for a small family dental practice.

Working hours: Mon- Thu (8:00-5:00) with one hour lunch break.

Job description and responsibilities:

A dental assistant works directly with the dentist to deliver chair-side treatment as well as interacts with all other departments of the dental office to provide excellent customer service and patient care. Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Preparing treatment rooms and seating patients for dental treatment

* Helping with infection control by sterilizing and disinfecting instruments, setting up instrument trays, preparing materials, and assisting with dental procedures.

* Follow infection control, CDC and OSHA guidelines.

* Assisting dentist in managing medical and dental emergencies when necessary.

* Assisting dental hygienists with procedures when necessary.

* Providing great patient care.

* Recording treatment information in patient chart in Dentrix

* Taking dental radiographs and caring for dental x-ray equipment.

* Giving patients information on dental hygiene, oral health care, and plaque control programs.

* Collecting and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital signs.

* Providing postoperative instructions as directed by the dentist.

* Caring for dental chairs and all other equipment in office.

* Ordering dental supplies and maintaining dental equipment inventory.

* Fabricating temporary restorations, impression taking & pouring dental models under dentist supervision.

* Maintain and manage patient records/information in compliance with HIPAA/privacy and security regulations

* Professionally answer and manage incoming calls, emails and messages. Schedule appointments and confirm upcoming appointments according to office protocol

* Organize referrals to specialists and post/scan the communications in Dentrix. Respond and comply with requests for information. Dispatch and receive lab work appropriately

* Help in front desk to complete different tasks if required and Work as a team-member on any challenge that arises in the dental office.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $12.00 - $18.00 per hour

Schedule:
* 8 hour shift

Work Location: One location

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