Test-Exp Function Dental Assistant-cf
Metro Dentalcare - Ellisville, MO

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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.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • 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.
Required Skills
  • One year certified dental assistant program; or
  • Six months on-the-job experience; or
  • High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities.
  • Current dental assistant license is required in certain states.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation.
  • Ability to perform basic computer functions.
  • Comply with protocols and standards.
  • Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.
  • Support corporate vision and strategy.
Job Location Ellisville, Missouri, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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