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Orthodontic Assistant

Company: Northwest Family Dental Care
Location: Kent
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Northwest Family Dental Care has an opening for a Part-Time Orthodontic Assistant in Covington, WA. The ideal candidate will be able to provide excellent, 5-star customer service, and multi-task with a smile. In return, you will work for team that has a high level of integrity and professionalism, mixed with a healthy dose of good humor. We provide a working environment like no other practice you have ever seen! All of our staff members are provided training to make the transition to your new professional home.Responsibilities:Communicates with the patients (parents/guardians), orthodontist and other team members effectivelyPrepares all orthodontic treatment rooms in advance of orthodontic patientHandles hazardous chemicals in a safe mannerRestocks all orthodontic treatment rooms and other clinical support areasPerforms periodic inventory of all orthodontic suppliesResponsible for traveling crate of orthodontic supplies between multiple locationsWelcomes patients to treatment rooms in a timely fashionKeeps the patient schedule on time by being aware of the daily schedule, working efficiently and as a member of a cohesive teamTakes x-rays as prescribedAssists the orthodontist with all registered dental assisting duties, including orthodontic proceduresRecords treatment renderedInstructs patients in oral hygieneEscorts patient to the business area for follow-up and schedulingMay be called upon to schedule next appointmentSterilizes instruments and equipment after each patient appointmentMaintains cleanliness of treatment rooms and sterilization areaCan accept constructive criticismProficient in using conflict resolution and problem-solving techniques in managing interpersonal conflict and patient complaints Is organized, motivated, committed and self-directedDemonstrates ability to use assigned computer software and other equipmentCompletes annual education and/or licensing requirements, if applicableMaintains dependable job attendanceAdheres to all safety and infection control rulesUses appropriate safety equipment.Complies with HIPAA and maintains confidential informationPerforms other duties as assignedQualifications:Prior dental/ortho experience preferredVersed in Eaglesoft is preferredOutstanding positive attitude and demeanorStrong interpersonal and relationship building skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to multi-task and work in a fast paced environmentShift: Part Time - Thursdays and FridaysINDHRSP01

Keywords: Northwest Family Dental Care, Kent , Orthodontic Assistant, Other , Kent, Washington

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