Salisbury - MD Full Time 1 week ago

A Dental Assistant is needed for a local dentistry practice that offers a creative touch and a personalized approach to creating the perfect smile. We’re seeking for a capable dental assistant who can help make the dentist’s office more efficient and enjoyable for patients. We want you to be capable of delivering patient care as well as ensuring that office procedures run smoothly. You’ll provide outstanding client service and relieve the dentist of administrative and basic dental responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

·         Welcome patients and get them situated in the appropriate treatment room

·         Take and document patient dental history and updates, as well as overall health and medication history

·         Schedule patient appointments

·         Assist dentist by handling supplies and instruments as requested

·         Prepare tables and trays for dentist with necessary instruments and supplies

·         Clean and sterilize instruments, set up instruments, and prepare treatment rooms as needed

·         Ensure appropriate supply of equipment and materials

·         Perform patient charting and assist with payments as instructed by the dentist

 

 

Experience & Skills:

 

·         High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required

·         Licensed as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or a Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions (RDAEF) preferred

·         Current CPR certification preferred

·         Radiology certification preferred

·         1-2 years of experience as an RDA

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·         Proven ability to follow outlined policies and guidelines

·         Possess a professional and positive attitude

 

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