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Dental Assistant

Company: Hero Practice Services
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Aurora, COPay Range: $15.00-$20.00 (PENDING EXPERIENCE)Dental Assistant Level I-Hygiene AssistantJob ProfileOverview

  • You will be responsible for the following:
    • Help kids and their parents to develop excellent habits in oral health.
    • Perform supportive functions in accordance with States Dental Auxiliaries Table of Permitted Duties under the supervision of a licensed dentist.
    • Record patient charting and the dentists notes in the digital patient chart, as directed by the dentist.
    • Prepare and clean treatment rooms and instruments, monitor schedule for efficiency, and educate patients on dental procedures.
    • Manage supply inventory, as well as organize and maintain lab equipment.
    • Legally operate dental x-ray equipment, take accurate diagnostic x-rays, and detailed impressions.
    • Maintain a clean, sterile, and positive environment.
    • Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal, and other regulations, (e.g, OSHA, WC, Dental Board, HIPAA, ADA, DOL, Employee Handbook).You will be required to possess the following:
      • A passion for improving kids oral health.
      • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
      • One of the following:
        • Graduate of a dental assisting course from a CODA-accredited program (preferred),
        • Pass the national DANB Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam, OR
        • Pass a radiology course and exam approved by the State Board of Dental Examiners.
        • Three (3) of more years of practical experience (preferred).
        • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
        • Be organized and possess a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology.Compensation and Benefits include the following:
          • Mentorship and Clinical Education from Experienced, Clinical Leaders
          • Competitive Compensation based on Experience, Certification(s), and License(s)
          • Professional Growth Opportunities
            • Assistant > Lead Assistant > Department Team Lead > Practice Leader > Regional Director > Vice President
            • Paid Time Off and Paid Company Holidays
            • Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Savings, Disability and much more!Typical Day
              • Typical Staffing:
                • Approx. 6 Assistants per Doctor (4 Hygiene Columns, 2 Operative Columns)
                • Operative:
                  • Approx. 10 Operative Patients
                  • SSCs, NuSmile Anterior Crowns, and Composite Restorations
                  • Space Maintainers
                  • Extractions
                  • Protective Stabilization
                  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
                  • Emergency Visits
                  • Hygiene:
                    • Approx. 30 Pediatric Hygiene Exams per Doctor
                    • Team:
                      • Foster an Environment of Learning for Doctors, Patients, and Dental ProfessionalsDentist Externs, Assistant Externs, and others will regularly rotate through our Practices.Required
                        Preferred
                        Job Industries
                        • Customer Service

Keywords: Hero Practice Services, Aurora , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Aurora, Colorado

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