Dental Assistant – Assure Dental Care – Toluca Lake, CA

Assure Dental Family Care & Braces

Job Expectations and Description

Why start your dental career with Assure Dental? Simply put – we are the best. We offer a highly supportive clinical environment where you will work with a variety of dental professionals and continue to learn. Due to our size and geography we cover, career growth is always possible.

Assure Dental Family Care and Braces

Job Expectations and Description

Summary of Job Description:

The dental assistant will greet patients, lead them to the examining room, and prepare them to see the dentist. Main responsibilities include assisting the dentist in caring for the patients, as well as all other duties a registered dental assistant is licensed to perform. The registered dental assistant must follow all OSHA and HIPPA regulations, while working collaboratively with their team to provide quality patient care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Service Excellence
  • Abide by all protocols and policies of Assure Dental
  • Follow all duties set by the Dental Practice Act
  • Prepare and assist in dental procedures
  • Perform housekeeping duties before seating each patient
  • Prepare the operatory with all necessary instruments and moving equipment into place
  • Confirm all equipment is functioning correctly before seating a patient
  • Assist any doctor on staff if assistance is requested
  • Provide all patients with oral hygiene instructions and post-operative instructions
  • Verify a patient has a documented next visit appointment before the patient is dismissed
  • Maintain a clean central sterilization area
  • Staff must speak English at all times unless communicating with a patient who only speaks a foreign language
  • As an employee of Assure Dental, it is the employee’s responsibility to report all broken or damaged equipment and instruments to the supervisor or manager immediately

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an employee should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Listen without interrupting and keep emotions under control
  • Request clarification when needed
  • Meet the highest standard of attention to dental
  • Arrive to work on time and dressed appropriately
  • Follow safety and security policies and procedures, immediately notifying management of unsafe conditions
  • Use equipment and materials in accordance with instructions given

Qualifications: Comprehensive understanding of dental instruments

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to read and understand basic instructions and memos
  • Verbal communication skills while working with doctors and caring for patients
  • Ability to add and subtract whole numbers, change money for patients, and determine appropriate item quantities to order
  • Ability to resolve problems or concerns of the patients in a professional manner

Education: A minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.

Certificates:

  • X-Ray License
  • CPR Certification
  • Ultrasonic Certificate (preferred, not necessary)
  • Coronal Polishing Course (preferred, not necessary)
  • Pit & Fissure Sealant Course (preferred, not necessary)

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here represent some of those that must be met by an individual to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.

While performing the essential duties of this Job, the employee is commonly required to stand, talk or hear. Additionally, employees in this position are frequently required to walk; use hands to lift, place, and handle, when working on patients. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Reasonable Commute Agreement:

An employee will be assigned a home office location, which will be no further than thirty miles from their home address. Upon request, assistants must be able to float to other office locations staying within the same thirty-mile radius of the employee’s home.’

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Experience:

  • Dental assisting: 2 years (Required)

License/Certification:

  • X-Ray Certification (Required)
  • CPR License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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