JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant
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STATUS: Full-time, hourly, eligible for bonuses
2 years dental assistant experience required
Pedo experience preferred
We're looking to add a new member to our Dental Assistant team that supports our current patient base and over 200 new patients per month. Every team member at YDD & FDH is engaged in making the business more successful and help build and protect a positive environment for everyone who enters through our doors, team members, patients, and members of the community. We are in search of someone who is in alignment with our core company values and committed to our mutual purpose and goals.
COMPANY CORE VALUES
1. Honesty – We are committed to communicating with honesty and clarity.
2. Learn – We are determined to learn and share our knowledge continually.
3. Trust and Compassion – We believe in building relationships based on trust and compassion.
4. Optimism – We strive to serve with optimism and a positive attitude.
MINIMUM EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
-High school diploma or equivalent
-At least 2 years dental assistant experience required
-Pedo experience preferred
-Perform child dental cleanings
-Assist doctor with treatment procedures
-Sterilization and maintenance of dental tools and equipment
-Take quality x-rays (Panoramic, bitewings and periapicals)
-Review patients charts
-Review dental insurance benefits available for patients
-Communicate with patients and parents and explain doctor recommendations
-Understand the features, advantages and benefits of all our services and products and be able to explain them to patients.
-Build good relationships with patients so you can identify their needs and offer our products and services as solutions to meet their needs.
-Handle patient service requests -- basic office information, appointment dates, documentation, insurance etc.
-Maintain all patient information and communication in our database to keep open lines of communication internally between our team members related to each patient's account.
-Set goals; create plans to achieve goals and report statistics daily to the manager.
-Available to work at least one night shift until 7:00pm and 2-3 Saturdays per month.
-Does not need hand-holding or micro-managing.
-Identify problems and create solutions.
-Able to prioritize, handle multiple tasks efficiently
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Strong attention to detail and follow-through.
-Punctual and dependable.
-Intermediate computer experience -- comfortable with MS Office programs, internet, etc. We also have practice management software you must learn how to use.
-Company sponsored self-development workshops
-401K after 1 year of employment
-Six paid holidays after 90 days of employment
-Up to 1 week of paid vacation after 1 year of employment/ 3 weeks paid after 3 years
-Free dental services for you and 50% coverage for your immediate family
WOULD YOU LIKE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION?
Please do not call our office, applications will be accepted by email only. Please email your resume for consideration.