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Job Description

Overview

Sun Valley has an opening for a Dental Assistant in Avondale, AZ. 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 health 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 is preferred
  • Prior pedo experience is preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is preferred
  • Versed in Dentrix is preferred
  • Radiology certification is preferred or willing to obtain in 90 days
  • 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, pediatric, radiology, Health insurance, dental terminology,and Flexibility 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.

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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

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