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Company Name : Encompass Dental Studio
Company Location : Westerville, OH 43082
Job Position : Dental Assistant
Job Category : Jobs in Westerville, OH 43082
Job Description :
We are a new practice and we are looking to create a great work culture!
The DA assists in the performance of quality, caring, clinical dentistry by aiding the doctor smoothly and unobtrusively during examinations and treatment. The DA performs clinical and technical procedures under the supervision of a licensed dentist as well as prepares the operatory and equipment, gets the patient ready, and maintains awareness of the comfort and safety needs of patients.
Records treatment information on the patient’s chart, including treatment rendered, the type of treatment planned and the amount of chair time, doctor time and assistant time needed for next appointment.
Assists the doctor by passing instruments, aspirating intra‑oral fluids, mixing materials and medicaments during examinations or treatment.
Provides customer service support to patients by escorting them to and from the treatment room and prepping them for care by the doctor.
Takes radiographs as directed by the doctor.
Prepares all treatment rooms including, but not limited to, set-up, decontamination, sterilization of all instruments, cleaning and restocking.
Maintains cleanliness of the dark room, lab and sterilizing area.
Maintains all chemical solutions, i.e., disinfectant soaks and sprays, sterilents, ultrasonic, and presoak.
Reviews patient’s medical history, progress from the previous visit, if applicable, and the scheduled treatment plan with each patient.
Takes impressions for diagnostic and opposing models.
Cleans hand pieces, vacuum traps, and sharp instruments.
Places and removes rubber dams.
Pours and trims study models.
Monitors incoming and outgoing lab cases.
Maintains plaster trap and lab counter areas.
Skilled in the use of standard dental office equipment including: Autoclave, model trimmer, X-ray machine – Pano, Panoramic X-ray, ultrasonic, Oxygen and Nitrous Oxide, Laser, Intra Oral camera, Vacu-press, and hand pieces.
Ability to take blood pressure and read monitors.
Knowledge of cross contamination and how to prevent it.
Knowledge of OSHA regulations and changes.
Ability to take radiographs, including FMX, Pano and anterior PA’s.
Knowledge of English composition, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Skilled in the use of standard office equipment including: telephones, calculators, copiers, fax, computers, and computer software (MS Excel, Word, Practice Management software).
Ability to work cooperatively with management, staff, and patients.
Ability to prioritize, organize, and complete tasks in a timely and independent manner.
Ability to accept constructive criticism.
Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
Ability to collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to communicate and express thoughts and ideas competently.
Ability to quickly grasp relevant concepts regarding duties and responsibilities.
Education / Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 2 year(s) relevant experience in the dental profession
Valid X-ray certificate
CPR & first aid certificate
Physical and Environmental Requirements:
May be required to lift up to 25 lbs. or to roll a 90-pound machine on wheels from one area to another.
Hand-eye coordination and hand, arm, and finger mobility for detailed work with objects.
May be required to physically assist/lift drowsy patients after anesthesia.
Active movement throughout the day: sitting, walking, standing, squatting, bending, stooping, reaching, etc. (not a sedentary position).
Vision: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Hearing: able to satisfactorily communicate with patients, doctor, and other staff members to ensure that verbal communication is clearly understood, particularly during emergency situations.
Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or operate equipment.
May be required to administer CPR.
Occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and radiation.
Exposure to moderate noise levels.
Exposure to hectic, fast-paced, high anxiety environments.
Additional or different duties may be assigned occasionally at employer’s discretion.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 – $21.00 per hour
Paid time off
10 hour shift
8 hour shift
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Dental Assisting: 1 year (Preferred)
Registered Dental Assistant (Preferred)
X-Ray Certification (Preferred)
Work Location: One location
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