Part Time Traveling Orthodontic Registered Dental Assistant

Bliss Dental-Odessa
Published
February 22, 2019
Location
Carrollton, Texas
Job Type
 

Description

ID 1693
Category Dental Assistant

Overview

Bliss Ortho Team has an opening for a Traveling Orthodontic Dental Assistant. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen! All of our staff members are provided training to make the transition to your new professional home.

Responsibilities

  • Communicates with the patients (parents/guardians), orthodontist and other team
  • members effectively
  • Prepares all orthodontic treatment rooms in advance of
  • orthodontic patient
  • Handles hazardous chemicals in a safe manner
  • Restocks all orthodontic treatment rooms and other clinical support areas
  • Performs periodic inventory of all orthodontic supplies
  • Responsible for traveling crate of orthodontic supplies between multiple locations
  • Welcomes patients to treatment rooms in a timely fashion
  • Keeps the patient schedule on time by being aware of the daily schedule, working efficiently and as a member of a cohesive team
  • Takes x-rays as prescribed
  • Assists the orthodontist with all registered dental assisting duties, including orthodontic procedures
  • Records treatment rendered
  • Instructs patients in oral hygiene
  • Escorts patient to the business area for follow-up and scheduling
  • May be called upon to schedule next appointment
  • Sterilizes instruments and equipment after each patient appointment
  • Maintains cleanliness of treatment rooms and sterilization area
  • Can accept constructive criticism
  • Is proficient in using conflict resolution and problem-solving techniques in managing interpersonal conflict and patient complaints Is organized, motivated, committed and self-directed
  • Demonstrates ability to use assigned computer software and other equipment
  • Completes annual education and/or licensing requirements, if applicable
  • Maintains dependable job attendance
  • Adheres to all safety and infection control rules
  • Uses appropriate safety equipment.
  • Complies with HIPAA and maintains confidential information
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • In depth knowledge of all orthodontics dental assistant duties
  • Bilingual required**
  • 6 months of previous experience assisting in an orthodontic setting
  • All required certifications for dental assisting
  • Ability to travel to multiple locations within a territory to provide orthodontic dental assisting services is required
  • May be required to work some Saturdays as needed

*Must be willing to travel to the following cities as needed: Lubbock, Midland, Odessa and East Odessa.

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