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Dental Assistant / Front desk (Fredricksburg, Spotsylvania)

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compensation: hourly rate
employment type: full-time

POSITION TITLE: Dental Assistant

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt REPORTS TO: Office Manager

POSITION SUMMARY: Performs a variety of dental assisting duties, in compliance with state regulations, to promote quality dental care for patients/parents in a stress-free, comfortable environment. Assists the doctor or hygienist, instructs patients/parents in oral hygiene techniques, communicates effectively with patients/parents, maintains equipment and inventory, obtain radiographs, adheres to OSHA requirements.

PRIMARY DUTIES

Obtain radiographs as needed
Review patients’ medical history and records
Prepare patients for diagnosis and/or treatment
Assist doctor or hygienist during treatment
Chart and record treatment information in chart
Perform post-operative patient care
Take impressions and bite registrations
Apply fluoride desensitizer and/or varnish
Clean and stock operatories
Control supplies and order as needed
Complete lab work including bleach trays, temporary crowns, pouring and trimming models, unpack and follow lab cases
Anticipate doctor’s needs during all procedures
Comply with OSHA, HIPAA, and privacy policies at all times
Assist with the implementation of practice marketing strategies such as asking for referrals and testimonials
Other duties as assigned
DESIRED SKILLS

High school graduate
DANB CDA preferred
Radiology certification
Radiography – digital sensors
Lab – model trimmer
Sterilization – autoclaves, dryclaves, ultrasonic, handpiece equipment, Statim, intraoral camera
Nitrous oxide
Experience utilizing practice management software
CORE COMPETENCIES

Exceptional interpersonal skills
Ability to maintain professional demeanor at all times, even under stress
Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients and staff even under pressure
Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities
Ability to speak, understand, and write fluent English
Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation
Ability to complete tasks within timeframe
Manual dexterity
Ability to view patient needs as a top priority
WORKING CONDITIONS

Clinical and office environment
Variable degrees of mental and physical stress
Variable amounts of standing, sitting and walking
Exposure to blood, body fluids and contaminates is possible (clinicians)
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Job Title: Front Desk

POSITION SUMMARY: Perform a variety of reception, secretarial, insurance, and data entry duties for patients in a stress-free, comfortable environment. Answer telephones, schedule appointments, handle patient finance, maintain patient records, and coordinate patient flow. Promotes a safe, pleasant, and harmonious environment for staff, doctor, and patient.

DUTIES:

Greet patients on the telephone and in person

Schedule and confirm patient appointments

Set up new patient charts

Check treatment cards and confirm that all appropriate information is included

Review charges with patient and collect payments

Input patient data and charges into computer

Assist in controlling inventory of front desk supplies

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be in good physical condition and able to withstand the stress and demands of an active practice. Must be able to endure long hours of standing, walking, stooping, bending, and sitting. Manual dexterity, good eye-hand coordination, and adequate vision and hearing are needed in daily work.

JOB SPECIFICATION:

Dental or business experience

High school graduate

COMPETENCIES

Exceptional human relations skills

Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients and staff even under pressure

Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities

Ability to speak, understand, and write fluent English

Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation

Knowledge of organizational filing procedures and systems

Ability to write legibility and work with numbers

Ability to meet deadlines

Ability to work unsupervised

SKILLS

Calculator Fax Machine Copier

Multiple phone lines Verifone for VISA/MC

Typewriter Computer

Job Type: Full-time
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