Temporary Dental Assistant

US-PA-Waynesboro
Requisition ID
2017-21226
Category
Dental Assistant

Overview

Temporary Dental Assistant

 

 

Dental Assistant Functions

 

The Dental Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of patients. Other functions include sustaining patient comfort, managing supplies, listening to patients’ needs and educating them on dental procedures, working efficiently to maintain doctor’s schedule and adhering to all OSHA and safety policies and procedures. The Dental Assistant will also organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients. The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent organizational skills.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

The Dental Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of patients. Other functions include sustaining patient comfort, managing supplies, listening to patients’ needs and educating them on dental procedures, working efficiently to maintain doctor’s schedule and adhering to all OSHA and safety policies and procedures. The Dental Assistant will also organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients. The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess good written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent organizational skills.

Qualifications

Requirements:

 

As a Dental Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office, you must have a positive and outgoing personality, excellent verbal and written communication skills,  patient care skills, and strong organizational skills.

Additional requirements for the Dental Assistant include:


Ability to build rapport with patients
Good manual dexterity
Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs
X-ray certification required in Pennsylvania

Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus

 

Education:

 

Dental assisting school certificate is a plus

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