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Dental Assistant

portland, OR 97209

Our office provides great dental care in a friendly, beautiful atmosphere! We focus on the patients overall experience and strive to work together as a dental team!

We are looking for an experienced certified dental assistant that can assist the dentist in a variety of procedures.  We offer our patients, IV sedation dentistry, oral surgery, periodontal surgery, endo and basic restorative dentistry.

Our perfect candidate would be someone who is professional, organized and enjoys providing excellent dental care to our patients!

Responsibilities

  • Prepare patients for treatments or check ups ensuring their comfort during the procedure
  • Select and set up instruments, equipment and materials needed for all dental procedures
  • Sterilize instruments, stocking operatories for daily patient flow and procedures
  • Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry
  • Underatake lab tasks as instructed (pouring up models, sending out cases to labs, cleaning the lab)
  • Review post op instructions after each dental procedure, answer any clinical questions for patient after procedure
  • Maintain accurate patient records according to our office templates for each dental procedure

Skills

  • Proven experience as a dental assistant
  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
  • Understanding of health & safety regulations
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Attention to detal
  • Manages time well
  • Organized and reliable
  • Willing to learn new techniques and open to positive instruction to better your skills
  • High school diploma; graduate from dental assisting school preferred
  • Additional certifications or training such as EFDA is an asset but NOT required

Benefits and hours of operation

We offer extremely competitive pay, 401K, Vacation and Sick pay

Hours are Monday and Tuesday 8-5 off Wednesday Thursday 8-5 Friday 7-4

Come join our Team and be excited to go to work everyday! Apply today

 

 

Details

Location: portland, OR
Employment Type: Full-Time
Skill Level: Mid-Senior Level
Functions: Healthcare
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