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Private Company Description:
Orthodontic office

Dental Assistant
To Commensurate With Experience
Pittsfield
Full / Part Time
Dental
Certification
Preferred
Up to One Year
Nice to have
Certified Dental Assitant - Preference: Preferred

Busy Orthodontic office looking for a hard working energetic dental assistant. 

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Greeting and seating patients
  • Perform digital intraoral scans
  • Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment
  • Assist the orthodontist at the chair while he is engaged in any treatment of patients
  • Ability to build good rapport with patients and staff with excellent communication skills
  • Must anticipate Doctor's needs and be prepared for next steps
  • Removal and placement of arch wires, alastics, tooth preparation prior to bonding, etc
  • Taking accurate x-rays
  • Accurate charting
  • Prepare, breakdown, disinfect and sterilize treatment rooms and instruments
  • Accurately explaining completed treatment to parents and/or patients
  • Responsible for oral hygiene instructions
  • Ensure all OSHA, HIPAA and company policies and procedures are followed
  • Maintain strict compliance to infection control, CDC, OSHA and HIPPA
  • Knowledge of both braces and aligner treatments
  • Perform other related job duties as assigned
  • Usual work week Monday- Thursday

This is not a complete list of responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation
  • Ability to perform basic computer functions and use orthotrac software accurately
  • Comply with protocols and standards.
  • Excercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology
  • Radiation certification
  • Knowledge of orthodontic procedures
  • Dental Terminology
  • MA. DA license
  • Strong verbal skills
  • Possess required certifications, licensure or registration as required by state
  • Embrace a positive team approach to patient care

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Personal protective equipment provided and required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place