Dental Assistant

Medella Dental View Company Profile

We offer more than beautiful teeth; we offer reasons to smile. We are seeking someone who is detail-oriented and has excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. We are willing to train the right candidate. Medella Dental offers you: Growth opportunity Competitive base pay Benefits such as: Health Insurance, PTO, Holiday Pay, Direct Deposit, 401K and more Responsibilities: Assist the doctor with all dental procedures including but not limited to, take directions from the doctor, anticipate doctor’s needs, taking high quality radiographs, various laboratory duties including provisionals Preparing patients for dental work. Helping with infection control by sterilizing and disinfecting instruments, setting up instrument trays, preparing materials, and assisting with dental procedures. Assisting dentists in managing medical and dental emergencies when necessary. Providing great patient care. Recording treatment information in patient records. Follow OSHA and company safety policies and procedures Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPPA compliance Assist staff/team in scheduling patients’ follow up visits Giving patients information on dental hygiene, oral health care, and plaque control programs. Collecting and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital signs. Providing postoperative instructions as directed by the dentist. Caring for dental equipment. Ordering dental supplies and maintaining dental equipment inventory. Fabricating temporary restorations and custom impressions from preliminary impressions. Assist with cleaning of office areas as needed Qualifications: Multi-lingual (Spanish, Portuguese, Hatian Creole) preferred Dental experience preferred but not required Certification or associate degree in an accredited dental assisting program Dental x-ray certification. Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation preferred Maintain annual OSHA, HIPPA and Infection Control training as required by law High school diploma or equivalent. Experience using computers for a variety of tasks. Good written and verbal communication skills. Consistently professional appearance and attitude. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: $18.00 – $26.00 per hour Benefits: Employee discount Health insurance Opportunities for advancement Paid orientation Paid time off Paid training Schedule: 8 hour shift Experience: Dental assisting: 1 year (Required) Language: Hatian Creole, Spanish, (Preferred) License/Certification: X-Ray Certification (Required) Work Location: In person

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