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Dental Assistant - Chairside

1017 SW Gage Blvd C Topeka, KS 66604

Summary

Looking for your new work family? We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentist’s office more efficient and pleasant for patients. You’ll ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist’s shoulders. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. In addition, we want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and making office procedures as smooth as possible.


 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome patients to the dental office
  • Prepare patients for treatments or checkups, ensuring their comfort
  • Select and set up instruments, equipment, and material needed
  • Sterilize instruments according to regulations
  • Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry
  • Undertake lab tasks as instructed
  • Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions
  • Take patient vitals 
  • Create treatment plans in Dentrix Software during examinations.
  • Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked
  • Schedule appointments
  • Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment procedures

 Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a chairside dental assistant - minimum 2 years experience
  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
  • Understanding of health & safety regulations - Universal Precautions
  • The ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus
  • Good computer skills
  • Desire to learn
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • High school diploma: graduating from dental assisting school is preferred.

Available Benefits:

PTO (Paid Time Off)

Staff and Family Dental Treatment Discounts

Assistance with professional development 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Location: Topeka, KS
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: $14.00 - $16.00 /per hour
Skill Level: Entry Level
Functions: Healthcare
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