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Job Description

Description

Search Dental is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join the team! This person will be responsible for assisting the dentist in clinical treatment of patients, ordering supplies, and helping in the clinical area.


If you are looking to join a team with a positive environment, apply today!


Some specific responsibilities include:

  • Performs clinical functions that provide support to the office
  • Morning procedure of turning on equipment including: ultrasonic, autoclave, operatory chairs, computers, and x-ray scanner
  • Fabricates, places, and removes temporary crowns or temporary bridges
  • Places and removes matrices, rubber dams and wedges
  • Takes impressions of teeth, athletic appliances, or occlusal guards
  • Maintains clean treatment rooms in compliance with all CDC and OSHA regulations
  • Sets up and turns over room in efficient manner
  • Is aware of schedule changes, and other procedures to prioritize actions
  • Maintains inventory control by notifying person responsible for ordering
  • Assists in front office when time allows
  • Prepares impressions and/or models
  • Maintains and sterilizes dental equipment
  • Radiographs patients as needed
  • Reviews patients’ health history and updates changes after seating
  • Performs four handed dentistry assisting
  • Updates treatment plan in file following each visit


Requirements

What You'll Bring:

  • Graduate of a Dental Assistant program
  • PA X-ray License or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills that contribute to the team spirit and put patients at ease
  • Keep abreast of and follow OSHA, HIPAA, and Infection Control procedures

A Plus If You Also Have (preferred, but not required):

  • Prior experience using dental software including Open Dental

What We Offer:

Here at Verber Dental Group, we deeply value the work every single team member does, so we offer a robust benefits package including:

  • Industry-Competitive Pay
  • Medical and Vision insurance
  • Dental Discount Plan
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match – up to 5%!
  • Paid Time Off Paid Holidays
  • CE Reimbursements and long-term growth opportunities

...and MUCH much more!!



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