Job Title
Dental Assistant

Discipline
Dental Assistant

Specialty

Type Of Job

Health Setting

State
Virginia

County

Description

We are currently seeking a full time or part time Dental Assistant.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gathering patient information and health background
  • Providing patient care and support
  • Taking X-rays of patient’s teeth and processing results
  • Preparing the work area for procedures
  • Assisting dentist by handing them instruments and equipment, taking notes when needed
  • Educating patients on good oral hygiene habits
  • Preparing materials
  • Performing coronal polishing, sealant application, fluoride application, and topical anesthetic application as needed
  • Directing patients and maintaining schedule
  • Stocking treatment areas and monitoring inventory

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Excellent understanding of dental hygiene procedures
  • Compassionate and caring of patients
  • Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work in an intense, concentrated environment
  • Calm and cool-headed with a positive attitude
  • Complies with all regulations, protocols, and procedures
  • Degree from school accredited by Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and American Dental Association
  • Dental Assisting certification: Licensed, registered, or certified by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) preferred
  • Current certification in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • X-Ray Certification: Meet all local and state requirements to operate radiography equipment

We are very interested in working with you. Please log onto https://medritestaffing.stafferlink.com/application/applicationlogin.aspx and complete your application today!