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Dental Assistant

Charlottesville, VA 22901
Full-time, Part-time
$24.42 - $35.85
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We are hiring a Dental Assistant for our busy specialty periodontal dental practice. You will help with preparing patients, sterilizing instruments, setting up rooms, and some dental hygiene tasks. To do well in this role you should have a dental x-ray certification and provide a great level of patient care. Dental Assistant Responsibilities: Preparing patients for dental work. Helping with infection control by sterilizing and disinfecting instruments, setting up instrument trays, preparing materials, and assisting with dental procedures. Assisting dentists in managing medical and dental emergencies when necessary. Assisting dental hygienists with procedures when necessary. Providing great patient care. Recording treatment information in patient records. Exposing dental x-rays and caring for dental x-ray equipment. Giving patients information on dental hygiene, oral health care, and plaque control programs. Collecting and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital signs. Providing postoperative instructions as directed by the dentist. Caring for dental equipment. Ordering dental supplies and maintaining dental equipment inventory. Dental Assistant Requirements: Certification or associate degree in an accredited dental assisting program. Dental x-ray certification. High school diploma or equivalent. Experience using computers for a variety of tasks. Good written and verbal communication skills. Consistently professional appearance and attitude. Able to provide great patient care. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $17 - $25 Annual Bonus/Commission: No
Posting ID: 626437908Posted: 2021-06-23Job Title: Dental Assistant