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Dental Assistant Needed in Sarasota, FL - $1000.00 Sign-On Bonus!!!!!

Hire Velocity

Last Updated: 1/18/22

Job Description

Assist dental team in clinical procedures providing a high level of patient care and satisfaction while operating in a team-based environment. Handles a variety of clinical duties for dental office operations. These duties range in complexity and skill, and all aspects of the job require an exceptional level of customer service skills and a strong commitment to working well with patients, hygienists, doctors and other dental office team members.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Prepare treatment room for patients by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Act as the support dental assistant for all Dentists within the practice
  • Ensure adequate supplies are ordered and properly account for items once received
  • Ensure sufficient supplies in treatment rooms at the end of the day
  • Prepare patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating and draping patient.
  • Review schedule and prepare daily activities for all doctors that they support
  • Set up, administration (where applicable) and maintenance of Nitrous/Oxide & Oxygen (N20)
  • Ensure proper supply of equipment and materials (stock operatories appropriately) and prepare operatories for dental treatments
  • Proficiency in traditional and digital impression taking
  • Provide inventory mechanisms for dental lab cases and ensure timely delivery for patient care
  • Scan lab and supply invoices to finance
  • Suction and Water line maintenance
  • Distribute and collect completed documentation from patients including medical history, enter into patient’s electronic charting system, examine missing teeth, inquire if the patient has a chief complaint, and if the patient has ever had an oral cancer screening.
  • Provide instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering all of the instruments needed to treatment area, positioning instruments for dentist’s access, suctioning, and passing instruments.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Fill out exam notes as dictated by doctor. Enter treatment plan(s) into the system.
  • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies or by using digital radiography; pouring, trimming and polishing study casts.
  • Fabricate and cement temporary crowns and bridges efficiently and ensure all excess cement is removed.
  • Obtain and review needed consent for patient treatment.
  • Provide postoperative instructions for treatment as prescribed by dental provider.
  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, reporting repairs, maintaining equipment inventories and evaluating new equipment.
  • Uphold office policy including HIPAA & OSHA
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Min. High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Completion of Dental Assisting Program preferred
  • Ability to assist dentist with managing medical emergencies; maintain CPR certification where required
  • Display initiative by maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Anticipation

Company Details

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
RPO, Physician, and Dentist Recruiting.