Job Title: Dental/Medical Assistant

Department: Clinical
Reports to: Clinical Lead, Practice Manager, Dentist

Summary: Growing dental/medical practice looking to add an assistant to fun and exciting team atmosphere. Our practice focuses on whole body health by identifying and educating on the root cause of dental/medical issues. The applicant will be trained to be an assistant for handling all medical clinical needs.

Well Beyond Dental’s Core Values (candidates must exemplify these qualities to be hired):
  • We are Compassionate
  • We are Enthusiastic
  • We go Well Beyond
  • We believe in Teamwork
  • We are Growth-Oriented
Dental/Medical Assistant Job Responsibilities:
  • Utilizes Electronic Medical Records EMR system to document all services performed and referrals ordered.
  • Supports medical care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials.
  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Readies patient for treatment by welcoming, comforting, and seating patient.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Assembles instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area, positioning instruments for doctor’s access, suctioning, and passing instruments.
  • Provides doctor-directed therapies to help relieve pain and reduce inflammation.
  • Helps doctors manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Ensures operation of medical/dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains medical/dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Practice Details: We are open Monday through Thursday from 8am to 5pm and some Fridays 8am to 3pm. We have 3 full-time hygienists, 4 assistants, 2 doctors, and 3 front office personnel. Benefits including medical and vision are provided the first of the month after 60 days employment.

Dental/Medical Assistant Qualifications/Skills:
  • Dental health maintenance
  • Use of dental technology
  • Infection control
  • Patient services
  • Creating a safe, effective environment
  • Listening
  • Teamwork
  • Bedside manner
  • Health promotion and maintenance
  • Use of medical technologies
  • Performing diagnostic procedures
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1+ years in a dental office
  • Experience with EMR (electronic medical records), medical terminology a plus

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