Search By
1113 Jobs
Dental Assistant Ridgeway Family Dentistry Soldotna, AK | Other
Just Posted
Dental Assistant (Brookings Dental) MB2 HR Brookings, OR | Full Time
3 Days Ago
Dental Assistant (Krause Dental) Today's Dental Network (TDN) Sarasota, FL | Full Time
16 Days Ago
Dental Assistant (Precision Dental) MB2DentalSolution Imperial Township, MO | Full Time
26 Days Ago
Dental Assistant (Moorhead Dental) MB2DentalSolution Moorhead, MN | Full Time
2 Months Ago
Dental Assistant Vital Smiles Alabama II PC Center Point, AL | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Svans Dentistry Scottsdale, AZ | Other
Just Posted
Dental Assistant MediQuest Staffing Lynwood, CA | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Lake Arrowhead Village Dental Group Lake, CA | Part Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Bonin Dental Care Pine Grove, CA | Full Time | Part Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant EDS Chino, CA | Full Time | Part Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant MediQuest Staffing San Marino, CA | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant WEST COAST DENTAL SERVICES Long Beach, CA | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Lake Arrowhead Village Dental Group Lake, CA | Part Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Lake Arrowhead Village Dental Group Lake, CA | Part Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Radiant Smiles Rocky Hill, CT | Full Time
Just Posted
DENTAL ASSISTANT The State of Florida Port Saint Lucie, FL | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Sage Dental Bloomingdale, FL | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Sage Dental Wellington, FL | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Lakewood Ranch Endodontics Bradenton, FL | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers Petersburg, FL | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Sage Dental Wesley, FL | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Dr. Quinn Family Dentistry Ocala, FL | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Family Dental Care of South Bradenton Bradenton, FL | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Odle Management Albany, GA | Full Time
Just Posted
Dental Assistant Saratoga Medical Inc. Hawaii, HI | Other
Just Posted
More Search Results

Job Description

Overview

Ridgeway Family Dentistry has an opening for a Dental Assistant in Soldotna, AK.  We are looking for someone who is dependable, hard working, and cares about their patients. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!  All of our staff members are provided training to make the transition to your new professional home. We offer all this and a compensation package that includes medical/dental/vision insurance plans, a competitive bonus structure, PTO and 401k.

Responsibilities

  • Provide outstanding customer service for the patient; excellent chair side manner.
  • Assist the doctor with all dental procedures
  • Take radiographs of patients using standard dental radiographic equipment
  • Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain doctors’ schedule and patient flow; create no patient wait time; maintain time flexibility for patient; be present, engaged, ready to work at all assigned shift times.
  • Help clean the office and treatment rooms
  • Review patient chart prior to doctor arrival and log appropriate patient data during exam and treatment as well as transcribe doctor notes in patient chart
  • Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance
  • Follow organizations safety policies and procedures
  • Have knowledge and understanding of dental terminology sufficient to perform job successfully
  • Verify patient health history (basic health review, medications, understanding impact with dentistry) and document appropriately in patients chart.
  • Assist with other office duties as requested or needed

Qualifications

  • Prior DA experience preferred, but not required
  • Versed in Dentrix is preferred
  • Outstanding positive attitude and demeanor
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of all company policies and rules
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment

Skills for Dental Assistant

The job skills required for Dental Assistant include Customer Service, Hard working, dental terminology, Confidentiality, Flexibility,and Building Relationships etc. Having related job skills and expertise will give you an advantage when applying to be a Dental Assistant. That makes you unique and can impact how much salary you can get paid. Below are job openings related to skills required by Dental Assistant. Select any job title you are interested in and start to search job requirements.

Job Openings with Skill of Customer Service
MORE>>
Job Openings with Skill of Hard working
MORE>>
Job Openings with Skill of dental terminology
MORE>>
Job Openings with Skill of Confidentiality
MORE>>
Job Openings with Skill of Flexibility
MORE>>

Career Path for Dental Assistant

The following is the career advancement route for Dental Assistant positions, which can be used as a reference in future career path planning. As a Dental Assistant, it can be promoted into senior positions as a dental hygienist that are expected to handle more key tasks, people in this role will get a higher salary paid than an ordinary Dental Assistant. You can explore the career advancement for a Dental Assistant below and select your interested title to get hiring information.

How to Become a Dental Assistant

If you are interested in becoming a Dental Assistant, you need to understand the job requirements and the detailed related responsibilities. Of course, a good educational background and an applicable major will also help in job hunting. Below are some tips on how to become a Dental Assistant for your reference.

Step 1 Understand the job description and responsibilities of a Dental Assistant

Quotes from people on Dental Assistant job description and responsibilities
01/26/2022: Columbus, GA
01/15/2022: Peoria, IL
01/28/2022: Champaign, IL
12/18/2021: Monterey, CA
01/24/2022: Los Angeles, CA

Step 2 Knowing the best tips for becoming a Dental Assistant can help you explore the needs of the position and prepare for the job-related knowledge well ahead of time.

Career tips from people on Dental Assistant jobs
01/13/2022: Green Bay, WI
12/07/2021: Battle Creek, MI
12/23/2021: Saint Paul, MN
12/09/2021: Twin Falls, ID
01/06/2022: Florence, SC

Step 3 View the best colleges and universities for Dental Assistant

Butler University
Carroll College
Cooper Union
High Point University
Princeton University
Providence College