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Dental Assistant

Company: WA Dental Group
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentist's office more efficient and pleasant for patients. You'll ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist's shoulders. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and making office procedures as smooth as possible.Responsibilities

  • Welcome customers into the dental office
  • Prepare customers for treatments or checkups, ensuring their comfort
  • Select and set up instruments, equipment, and material needed
  • Sterilize instruments according to regulations
  • Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry
  • Undertake lab tasks as instructed
  • Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions
  • Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked
  • Schedule appointments
  • Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment proceduresSkills
    • Proven experience as a dental assistant
    • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
    • Understanding of health & safety regulations
    • The ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus.
    • Good computer skills
    • Excellent communication and people skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Well-organized and reliable
    • High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred
    • Dental Assistant registration through WA State required
    • Additional certification or training is an asset (e.g., EFDA)COVID-19 precautions
      • Fully vaccination against COVID-19 required
      • Personal protective equipment provided or required
      • Social distancing guidelines in place
      • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Keywords: WA Dental Group, Bellevue , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Bellevue, Washington

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