Regional Dental Assistant - District of Columbia United States - 39948

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 39948
Title: Regional Dental Assistant
Job Location: , District of Columbia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $18.00 - $24.00 - US Dollars - Hourly
Other Compensation: Sign-On
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Client is looking to move very quickly. Candidates can start within 48 hours of the offer letter if they don't need to give notice. Fast paced, growing company with a stress on advancement for the employees. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

OUTCOMES OF THE ROLE:

The Dental Assistant’s mission is to support the dentist and hygienists in providing excellent, high-quality care to patients at a pediatric dental practice according to state requirements.

 

Integrity & AccountabilitySystematically executes proactive, recurring processes to achieve goals provided from their clinical leadership team. Demonstrates high integrity in all activities; does not cut corners to achieve goals. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and develops alternative solutions. Understand, monitor, and ensure the smooth execution of dental processes, including but not limited to: assisting the dentist or hygienist in completion of dental cleanings, charting and x-rays. Understand, monitor and ensure effective execution of all policies and procedures by:

  • Completing administrative tasks correctly and on time
  • Supporting organizations goals and values
  • Adhering to state and federal guidelines.

Mission Driven & Patient-First: Passionate about delivering accurate, high-service. Demonstrate expectations for desired patient experience and respond promptly to customers’ needs by:

  • Create a friendly relationship with patients and parents as well as educating them on personal oral care
  • Providing excellent chair-side assistance to doctor and/ or dental hygienist
  • Accurately collecting and recording patient medical and dental histories as well as procedure documentation
  • Organizing and sterilizing dental instruments and workstations per OSHA standards
  • Performing safe x-ray techniques and capturing efficient and quality dental x-rays alongside the dentist
  • Pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts and fabricating custom impression trays from preliminary impressions

Compassionate & Teamwork: Puts team above self, doing whatever it takes to make the broader team win. Works well with members of the leadership team in pursuit of the company’s goals. Collaborates with others to accomplish the mission by: 

  • Displaying passion and optimism
  • Remaining open to others’ ideas
  • Being able to work in a fast-paced environment with different personalities

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Able to multi-task and complete dental tasks correctly and on time
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, listening to patients’ needs, and possesses a friendly and outgoing demeanor
  • Preferred knowledge of EagleSoft and Microsoft office
  • Must be able to travel to all offices in DC and Landover area

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous work experience in a dental practice as a dental assistant is a plus
  • Dental Assisting National Board’s (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety successfully passed the exam or Certified Dental Assistant passed the examination
  • Active Washington DC Level II Dental Assistant Registration
  • Current BLS CPR certification preferred

 

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Full-time, non-exempt position. Competitive compensation and benefits package.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires full range of body motion. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally 50.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Able to multi-task and complete dental tasks correctly and on time
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, listening to patients’ needs, and possesses a friendly and outgoing demeanor
  • Preferred knowledge of EagleSoft and Microsoft office
  • Must be able to travel to all offices in DC and Landover area

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous work experience in a dental practice as a dental assistant is a plus
  • Dental Assisting National Board’s (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety successfully passed the exam or Certified Dental Assistant passed the examination
  • Active Washington DC Level II Dental Assistant Registration
  • Current BLS CPR certification preferred

Education:
High School/Secondary School