Dental Assistant

Posted on Feb 20, 2021 by New England Management Services Inc

Westford, MA 01886
Other
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time





JOB OVERVIEW

  • Under Direct and Indirect Supervision, the dental assistant will assist the Dentist in both administrative and clinical duties including: prepare patient for procedure or exam, sterilize and disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, and prepare materials, and assist during dental procedures. Provide patient and practice support services; including, but not limited to, personal assistance, medical attention, and emotional support.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS


  • Must be detail oriented to work efficiently in small spaces and maintain patient comfort

  • Must excel in forward thinking to anticipate the needs of the doctor as well as the patient

  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must demonstrate active listening - giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times

  • Must be comfortable seeing and able to maintain a professional demeanor and attitude while working around blood and smells that may be unpleasant

  • Must maintain the highest level of confidentiality to HIPAA standards

  • Adhere to strict safety guidelines and procedures to OSHA and office standards

  • Always follow the company's core values-Trust, Integrity, Positive, Excellence-for yourself, the team and our patients

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED



  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate.

  • Diploma or certificate from an approved 281 dental assisting program as accredited by CODA.

  • Must have state licensure (RDA- Registered Dental Assistant)

  • Preferred two years dental practice experience.


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • § Some travel to other offices to provide coverage may be required

  • Occasionally there may be some travel, by car or plane, required for you to participate in training, continuing education or seminars






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