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The Dental AssistantA?s (DA) primary responsibilities are to provide the patient with quality care and to provide the doctor with quality assistance on patient procedures. The DA has direct responsibility for patientA?s excellent experience and the patient retention while in the chair.Essential Functions:Provide outstanding customer service for the patient; make the patient the 1 priority; excellent chair side manner.Assist the doctor with all dental procedures including but not limited totake directions from doctoranticipate doctorA?s needsperforming patient oral evaluationstake, develop and mount accurate and high quality radiographsvarious laboratory duties including provisionalsLead by example; exercise good team work; have mutual respect for team; partner with team to create an exceptional experience for patient.Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain doctorA?s schedule and patient flow; create A?no patient wait time;A? maintain time flexibility for patient; be present, engaged, ready to work at all assigned shift times.Review patient chart prior to doctor arrival and log appropriate patient data during exam and treatment as well as transcribe doctor notes in patient chartMaintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA complianceFollow organizationA?s safety policies and proceduresPromote and market DentalOne PartnersA? services, retail products and doctors to patients as well as educate patients and address their questions and/or concernsPartner with doctors, hygienists, Office Leaders and support staff to maintain excellent patient service and integrity within the organizationHave knowledge and understanding of dental terminology sufficient to perform job successfullyVerify patient health history (basic health review, medications, understanding impact with dentistry) and document appropriately in patientA?s chart.Accountability for successful performance of all job functionsComplete checklists as assigned.Non Essential Functions:Clean and prepare operatory per organization procedures prior to patient appointmentSterilize equipment and operatories per guidelinesFollow all OSHA and BBP (Blood borne Pathogen) federal guidelinesAssist staff in scheduling patientsA? follow up visitsFollow up with labs to ensure quality and timely productsTrack incoming and outgoing lab cases with staffAssist hygienist(s) when requestedMonitor level of dental supplies and order as assigned by Office Leader using approved formulary.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Education/Certification:Minimum high school diploma or equivalentCurrent radiography certification requiredDental Assistant certification as required by state; ability to become certifiedExperience in a professional environment with direct patient contact preferredCurrent certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation preferredCurrent certification to monitor Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Analgesia preferred (if required by state practice act)Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control training as required by lawSkills/Abilities:Outstanding positive attitude and demeanorExcellent customer service skillsProfessionalism in all aspects of jobGood grooming and professional imageStrong interpersonal and relationship building skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong organizational and anticipation skillsAbility to multi:task and work in a fast paced environmentGood manual dexterityStrong computer skills and the ability to learn new programs as required Work environment/Conditions:Overtime required to perform job functions as approved by Office LeaderTravel as needed for training and to perform job functionsSafety procedures and personal protective equipment required including protection to minimize the risks from radiographs and blood borne pathogensPotential long hours standing on feetDisclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive l


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