Brooker Memorial- Dental Assistant

Brooker Memorial- Dental Assistant

Position: Dental Assistant

Assists Dentists and Hygienists during exam and treatment of patients. It is essential to be flexible, friendly and work in a team environment. In addition, the Dental Assistant must display excellent communication skills and a commitment to patient care. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greet patients, take temperature escorts them to treatment area
  • Ensure quality patient care, effective communication and personal attention in a gentle and caring manner.
  • Prepare the treatment rooms, patient records, equipment and necessary instruments for dental procedures.
  • Provide chairside assistance to the Doctor including but not limited to basic and complex restorative, surgical, endodontic, pediatric, emergency and preventative dental treatment procedures.
  • Must be trained in the use of Nitrous Oxide
  • Explain to each patient/parent the purpose and process involved in their dental care and reinforce the treatment plan prescribed by the Doctor.
  • Explain treatment consents, answer patient questions and obtain patient signatures.
  • Effectively communicate and develop a strong working relationship with the Doctor and promote teamwork through cooperative and professional behaviors with all dental staff
  • Properly clean and sanitize treatment rooms after use.
  • Take radiographs as prescribed by the dental provider, help develop radiographs for dental providers
  • Participate in OSHA, HIPPA and any other trainings required.
  • Provide assistance to hygienists, other assistants and front desk as time allows or when requested.

 Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 1 year of dental assisting experience
  • Must have a HS Diploma
  • Must be x-ray certified
  • Must be Infection Control Certified
  • Willing to train the right candidate
  • Must be reliable, able to multi-task and pay attention to detail
  • Must be flexible
  • Must be a team player
November 9, 2022 Job Postings