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Dental Assistant Southern Arizona Endodontics Arizona

  • Full Time
  • Arizona

Website Southern Arizona Endodontics

If you are looking for a career in dental field then apply for the Dental Assistant. The new position is open in the Arizona at Southern Arizona Endodontics local office. Check out the details below.

Brief Details

Job: Dental Assistant

Company: Southern Arizona Endodontics
Location: Arizona

Job Description

Vision/Ideal Outcomes of Position:

The dental assistant is the right hand of the doctor taking care of the needs of our patients. He/she efficiently provides clinical instrumentation and sterilization so the doctor is able to care for each patient. The dental assistant provides a warm, calm environment welcoming otherwise anxious patients into a clean and safe operatory. He/she sets the tone for the appointment by engaging in purposeful conversations that identify the patient’s emotional and clinical needs. In addition, the assistant is required to obtain all pertinent information through effective charting, proper set up and break down of the operatory, efficiently take diagnostic digital x-rays, and have a proficient understanding of equipment and procedure flow. He/she is required to have a strong knowledge and ability to comply with OSHA, CDC and HIPAA guidelines. The dental assistant also works closely with the patient care team to insure seamless delivery and accountability for scheduling, making certain accurate financial estimates are given to each patient.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

Ability to function within a team environment as a supportive and positive contributor
Actively demonstrates professionalism through proper uniform attire, attitude and punctuality
Ability to be flexible with schedules and the needs of the team
Strong team player willing to help others and other care teams
Strong communication skills, verbal and non-verbal with patients & co-workers
Ability to approach co-workers when situations arise using 3 step protocol
Contribute to creative problem solving
Ability to coach other co-workers on care team dynamics and quirks
Ability to build relationships with co-workers and contribute to in-office activities
Ability to market the practice through referrals, correspondence, and courtesy calls
Proficient computer skills, ability to easily navigate Dentrix, Dexis, and Outlook
Excellent typing skills
Efficient and accurate intake of pertinent information from patient along with accurate charting
Excellent clinical skills- Ability to correctly pass instruments , anticipate doctors needs and multi task
Strong knowledge of how to properly clean and disinfect a room after tx
Strong knowledge of the instruments necessary for each procedure
General knowledge of all cements and mixing materials used for treatment
Overall understanding of all aspects of the back office
Strong understanding of HIPAA, OSHA and CDC guidelines
Motivated to seek continuing education opportunities through books and seminars
Keen understanding of scheduling and financial systems in order to support the processes from the operatory
Ability to manage the clinical inventory systems (tie tag) and limit waste
Ability to finds ways to keep busy and stay productive during downtime
Ability to manage schedule flow to benefit both the patient and doctor
If you are looking for the opportunity to take care of people and value working for a company that strives to always do the right thing, SAE is the place for you! We are seeking an enthusiastic, passionate, caring, team player who is focused on providing outstanding customer service to join our team.

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