• Dental Assistant

    Job Locations US-FL-Lakeland
    Requisition ID
    2020-36293
    Category
    Dental Assistant
  • Overview

    Our office is seeking a friendly Dental Assistant to support the clinical treatment care of our patients. This position will play a large role in the provision of effective and trustworthy dental services and you will sustain patient comfort, soothe upset patients, listen to their needs and educate them on dental procedures. You will also manage clinical supplies, work efficiently to maintain the supported dentist’s schedule and adhere to all OSHA and company safety policies. The responsibilities include organizing and maintaining lab equipment, taking and developing X-rays and providing comprehensive post-operative dental procedures to patients. Some additional responsibilities include:

    • Taking and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital signs
    • Assisting the dentist in all dental procedures and managing dental emergencies
    • Improving your clinical skills and acumen through participation in continuing education and training opportunities offered

    Qualifications

    Job Requirements:

     

    As an Expanded Function Dental Assistant, you must have a positive and outgoing personality, exceptional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, excellent patient care skills and strong organizational skills. Additional requirements include:

    • Superior working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology
    • Ability to build rapport with patients
    • Good manual dexterity
    • Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs
    • Dental assisting school certificate is a plus
    • Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus

     

    We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.

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