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Dental Assistant II -

American Dental Partners, Inc.

Dental Assistant II -

Morrisville, NC
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    JOB DETAILS

    As a Dental Assistant with our practice, you will be responsible for assisting our providers in delivering quality care to patients.

    The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a team environment, have a “can do” personality, and be able to complete their assigned work in a timely fashion. In addition, a Dental Assistant must display open communication to co-workers and a commitment to patient satisfaction.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard and infection control procedures in compliance with protocol.
    • Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology, instruments, maintenance, and proper tray setups.
    • Perform all chairside procedures efficiently.
    • Properly take, develop and mount all radiographs.
    • Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.
    • Perform all necessary lab procedures.
    • Responsible for stocking treatment areas/carts and dental related facility inventory.
    • Uphold a positive rapport with staff members and patients at all times.
    • Ability to identify and explain chart sticker numbers as they relate to financial arrangements and specialty referral.
    • Demonstrate safe and cost effective practices when utilizing supplies and equipment.
    • Assist office in achieving defined goals.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Skills

    • One year certified dental assistant program; or
    • Six months on-the-job experience; or
    • High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities.
    • Current dental assistant license is required in certain states.
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation.
    • Ability to perform basic computer functions.
    • Comply with protocols and standards.
    • Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.
    • Support shared vision and values.

    Required Experience

  • Qualifications
    • One year certified dental assistant program; or
    • Six months on-the-job experience; or
    • High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities.
    • Current dental assistant license is required in certain states.
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation.
    • Ability to perform basic computer functions.
    • Comply with protocols and standards.
    • Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.
    • Support shared vision and values.