Position DescriptionThe Expanded Function Dental Assistant plays a vital role within theImmediaDent team. The Expanded Function Dental Assistant performs clinical andtechnical procedures under the supervision of a licensed dentist. This positionis responsible for maintaining an efficient and effective flow of activitythrough the back office, as well as providing support to the Practice Managerand clinical team on a variety of tasks.Essential Functions*Prepare and breakdown operatory and equipmentprior to and between each patient visit.*Review dental records with patients, providinginstruction on postoperative and general oral healthcare.*Suggestively sell treatment plans to patientsbased on individual needs and encourage follow-up visits with ImmediaDent practitioners.*Provide technical assistance during dentalprocedures and examinations, including application of topical anesthetic anddesensitizing agents, removal of sutures and post-extraction and periodontaldressings, polish amalgam restorations, and other duties assigned by dentist.*Chart, take, and develop x-rays.*Maintain responsibility for the accuracy andconfidentiality of patients' electronic and paper records.*Keep supplies stocked and organized in cliniccabinets; order supplies as needed while following budgetary guidelines asoutlined by Practice Manager and Operations Support Manager.*Ensure comfort and cleanliness of back officeareas.*Foster team spirit by actively participating andcontributing to daily huddles and team meetings.*Support Practice Manager and clinical team withassigned tasks.
Minimum Qualifications*High School Diploma or equivalent*One (1) year experience in a dental environmentas an Expanded Function Dental Assistant*Current EFDA Certification as per State DentalBoard in respective state*Current X-Ray (Radiology) Certification as perState Dental Board in respective state*Self-motivated with the willingness to exceedpatient expectations*Demonstrated adaptability and flexibility withchanges in workload*Ability to work in a fast paced environmentwhile maintaining a positive attitude*Strong oral and written communication skills*Strict adherence to policies and regulationsrelating to OSHA, CDC, and HIPAA*Previous experience using computers (Word,Excel, and Dentisoft software is a plus)*Must be willing to work flexible shiftsincluding some weekendsIf qualified, please send your resume to: email@example.com
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