Ortho Assistant DA

Job Locations US-CA-Monrovia
Job ID
2020-4182
Category
Dental Assistant
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

It’s a new day at Peak Dental!

 

If you enjoy Welcoming, Communicating, and Delivering best practices, then Peak Dental has the right career path for you! 36 offices and growing!!! We also believe in recognizing our employees' hard work, commitment to service and teamwork and have designed programs that will reward highly skilled, motivated, caring individuals and teams that truly adhere to our mission statement as a company.


Currently we are looking for a part-time ORTHO ASSISTANT to join our state-of-the-art office in Bellevue, WA.

Responsibilities

  • Open and close the back office as instructed
  • Prepare trays and operatories for various procedures
  • Ensure that operatories are stocked and cleaned at all times
  • Greet and seat patients as soon as possible and notify Doctor (check the operatory to make sure it is clean and disinfected before seating a new patient)
  • Check for patients’ signatures on the Health Questionnaire and Informed Consent Form
  • Assist the Doctor’s during various procedures and rotate with Doctor’s as requested; in accordance to all State and Federal regulations
  • Accurately /completely document patient care activities in the chart as directed by the doctor and Company policy
  • Explain treatment plans to patients as needed
  • Escort patients to front office area for patient dismissal when treatment is completed, and inform the receptionist when and for what their next visit(s) must be scheduled
  • Disinfect general back office areas; including operatory
  • Apply all-wrap in and around operatories where needed
  • Clean, sterilize, and package dental instruments
  • Prepare lab cases

Qualifications

  • Minimum one year of recent experience as a Ortho Dental Assistant preferred
  • Current X-ray License required
  • Certificate from accredited Dental Assisting School preferred
  • CPR and First-Aid certification preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work with people of all ages (i.e. Children) 
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and able to multitask 
  • Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients and coworkers 
  • Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

 

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