Dental Assistant

  • Practice Management Associates
  • 2600 N M 52, Stockbridge, MI 49285
  • Aug 05, 2022
Full time Dental Assistant

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Dental Assistant for our private practice located in Stockbridge. This is a full-time position. The Assistant we hire must have a minimum of one - three years of chairside dental assisting experience, and a valid X-ray certification. The scope of work encompasses a variety of clinical duties which promote the effective operation of the practice and fosters positive interactions with patients, staff, and the dentist of the practice. We offer a competitive salary plus benefits!

Responsibilities

  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient
  • Makes ready treatment rooms by following prescribed procedures and protocols
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments
  • Delivers diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies, pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records
  • Preserves patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • 1+ Years of professional experience
  • Active X-Ray Certification
  • Maintain CPR Certification
  • Experience with Eaglesoft dental management software
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Organized, Timely, and Accurate Mindfulness
  • People skills Customer service skills
  • RDA or CDA is a plus!

Occupations

Dental Assistant-Hygienist

Salary

$20.00 - $22.50 per hour plus benifits