Certified Dental Assistant

Apex Dental Group, Dr. John S Kitzmiller III, &... View Company Profile

Job Title: Dental Assistant (DA/EFDA/RDA)Reports To: Dentist About Us: At Apex Dental Group, we lead the way in providing exceptional patient care and advanced dental services. As a fee-for-service practice, we prioritize individualized patient care and treatment planning, ensuring that our dedicated team has the time to deliver high-quality care tailored to our patients’ specific needs. Our commitment to a collaborative team environment and a patient-centric approach defines our dedication to providing top-notch care and an excellent patient experience. Leadership/Self-Direction Responsibility: We operate under an ethos where every team member performs their duties within legal, moral, and ethical frameworks. Our practice vision fosters an environment of continuous learning and mutual support, encouraging the team to collaborate and deliver exceptional patient care while honoring each other. Role Summary: The Dental Assistant is responsible for supporting the dentist in providing efficient and comfortable clinical care. This includes setting a positive tone for appointments, engaging in purposeful conversations with patients, and ensuring a warm and welcoming environment. The role involves comprehensive patient care, efficient scheduling, and cooperation with the front office team to ensure seamless delivery. Qualifications: Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) in the state of North Carolina. Proficiency in chairside assisting, X-rays, impressions, and sterilization procedures. Strong organizational, communication, and computer skills. In-depth knowledge of practice systems and philosophies. Responsibilities: Assist the dentist during procedures, maintain patient records, and support patient education on oral hygiene. Ensure proper sterilization and organization of instruments and operatory areas. Manage lab cases, communicate effectively with the lab, and handle patient referrals. Enter accurate treatment notes and maintain detailed records in computer systems. Oversee inventory, conduct chart reviews, and organize the back-office areas. Complete Daily checklists and assigned tasks within the practice’s operational platform. Manages and coordinates the ordering of supplies. Key Goals/Benchmarks: Achievement of production goals and support for overall practice strategies. Efficient execution of procedures within designated timeframes. Effective debriefs and coordination with front office staff. Positive patient reviews and generated referrals. Leadership and Teamwork: Proactive communication between the front and back office. Active participation in staff meetings. Upholding the practice philosophy in all actions and decisions. Utilizing admin time to prepare for the next day efficiently. Equipment / Systems Used: Ultrasonic equipment, Autoclave Diagnodent Laser, CEREC Digital-rays xe2x80x93 Cone beam and Panorex Intraoral and clinical cameras Blood pressure monitoring tools EagleSoft, Dental Intelligence, Nexhealth, Peerlogic Phones Spear Education Team Hours – Includes Morning Team Huddle and Team Training. Monday / Wednesday 7:15 – 5 (Lunch 1-2) Tuesday 11 – 6 Thursday 6:45 – 3 Every other Friday 6:45 xe2x80x93 1:30 Job Type: Full-time Pay: $24.00 – $28.00 per hour Expected hours: 35 xe2x80x93 40 per week Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) 2% match Dental insurance Health insurance License reimbursement Paid sick time Paid time off Uniform allowance Schedule: Monday to Friday No nights No weekends Ability to commute/relocate: Apex, NC 27502: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Experience: Dental assisting: 3 years (Required) License/Certification: Certified Dental Assistant (Required) Work Location: In person

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