Christie Dental is a multi-specialty dental group with approximately 55 dentists and specialty doctors in 17 practice locations in the Brevard, Indian River County, Ocala and Orlando, Florida markets. Christie Dental offers individuals and families a full range of dental care, including general dentistry, hygiene and specialty care, such as pedodontics, oral surgery, endodontics, orthodontics and periodontics. We currently have a job opportunity for a Dental Assistant in our Sebastian Practice.
A Dental Assistant supports and assists providers with patient care. It is essential to be able to lead, be flexible, friendly, have a “can do” personality and work in a timely fashion. In addition, a Dental Assistant must display open communication to co-workers and a commitment to patient satisfaction.
Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard and infection control procedures in compliance with protocol.
Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology.
Perform all chairside procedures efficiently.
Demonstrate knowledge of dental instruments and proper tray setups.
Properly take, develop and mount all radiographs.
Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.
Perform all necessary lab procedures.
Responsible for stocking treatment areas/carts and dental related facility inventory.
Demonstrate knowledge of dental treatment equipment maintenance procedures.
Patient/staff rapport -- make positive contribution to office/organization.
Ability to identify and explain chart sticker numbers as they relate to financial arrangements and specialty referral.
Perform basic computer function.
Demonstrate cost effective techniques when utilizing supplies and equipment.
Assist office in achieving defined goals.
Other duties as assigned.
Candidates with familiarity with dental terminology, dental instruments, proper tray set up, dental records, documentation and office procedures should consider this opportunity. Current Florida Dental Assistant license and x-ray certification required and a minimum of one year experience preferred. Team players with the ability to multitask who have strong communication, computer and customer service skills desired.
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package including a 401k, health insurance and a professional work environment.
To learn more about American Dental Partners and Christie Dental please visit us at www.amdpi.com and www.christiedental.com.