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Orthodontic Dental Assistant

Metro Dentalcare - Anoka, MN

Job Description

An orthodontic assistant supports and assists providers with patient care. It is essential to be able to lead, be flexible, friendly, have a ‘can do’ personality and work in a timely fashion. In addition, an orthodontic assistant must display open communication to co-workers and a commitment to patient satisfaction.

Essential Responsibilities:

Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard and infection control procedures in compliance with protocol.

Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology.

Perform all chairside procedures efficiently.

Demonstrate knowledge of dental instruments and proper tray setups.

Properly take, develop and mount all radiographs.

Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.

Perform all necessary lab procedures.

Responsible for stocking treatment areas/carts and dental related facility inventory.

Demonstrate knowledge of dental treatment equipment maintenance procedures.

Patient/staff rapport -- make positive contribution to office/organization.

Ability to identify and explain chart sticker numbers as they relate to financial arrangements and specialty referral.

Perform basic computer function.

Demonstrate cost effective techniques when utilizing supplies and equipment.

Assist office in achieving defined goals.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Certified dental assistant program

High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities.

Current dental assistant license is required in certain states.

Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation.

Ability to perform basic computer functions.

Comply with protocols and standards.

Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.

Support corporate vision and strategy.

Job Location

Anoka, Minnesota, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

12 days 6 hours ago

Metro Dentalcare

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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Metro Dentalcare - Anoka, MN, United States

   

Location: Anoka, MN

Company Profile:
Metro Dentalcare offers convenience for your life with more than 39 offices throughout the Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area offering flexible hours including early morning, evening and Saturday appointments. Whether you work or live in Elk River or Eagan, Shakopee or Stillwater, or anywhere in between, Metro Dentalcare has a location near you.