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Dental Assistant

2525 W Carefree Hwy Phoenix, AZ 85085

Certified Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Dental Assistant to join our growing practice. Candidates must have at least one year of dental assisting experience. You will greet patients, prepare exam rooms, and help the dentist during patient examinations and other dental procedures. Between patients, you will clean exam rooms and replenish supplies. When not working with patients, you will also assist with administrative tasks, including answering phones and organizing patient records as needed.

Dental Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gather patient information and health background
  • Prepare the work area for procedures
  • Take x-rays of patients’ teeth when necessary and display results for the dentist
  • Assist the dentist during examinations and dental procedures
  • Prepare materials for crowns or dental impressions
  • Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits
  • Restock treatment areas and monitor inventory

Dental Assistant Requirements and Qualifications

  • Dental assistant certificate from an accredited vocational school (preferred)
  • 1+ years of dental assisting experience
  • X-ray certification a plus
  • Current BLS and CPR certification
  • Excellent understanding of dental hygiene procedures
  • Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail

Benefits: 

  • Training
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance
  • 401k retirement plan



Details

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: $15.00 - $25.00 /per hour
Skill Level: Not Applicable
Functions: Healthcare
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