M2B

Part-Time Ortho Registered Dental Assistant

Abilene, TexasPart-time
About the Job
Part-Time Ortho Registered Dental Assistant (Abilene South).

Abilene Dental Care- South has an opening for a Part-Time Traveling Orthodontic Dental Assistant. We provide a working environment like no other dental office 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 teams.
  • members effectively.
  • Prepares all orthodontic treatment rooms in advance of an orthodontic patient.
  • Handles hazardous chemicals in a safe manner.
  • Restocks all orthodontic treatment rooms and other clinical support areas.
  • Performs periodic inventory of all orthodontic supplies.
  • Responsible for traveling crate of orthodontic supplies between multiple locations.
  • Welcomes patients to treatment rooms in a timely fashion.
  • Keeps the patient schedule on time by being aware of the daily schedule, working efficiently, and as a member of a cohesive team.
  • Takes x-rays as prescribed.
  • Assists the orthodontist with all registered dental assisting duties, including orthodontic procedures.
  • Records treatment rendered.
  • Instructs patients in oral hygiene.
  • Escorts patients to the business area for follow-up and scheduling.
  • May be called upon to schedule the next appointment.
  • Sterilizes instruments and equipment after each patient appointment.
  • Maintains cleanliness of treatment rooms and sterilization area.
  • Can accept constructive criticism.
  • Is proficient in using conflict resolution and problem-solving techniques in managing interpersonal conflict and patient complaints Are organized, motivated, committed, and self-directed.
  • Demonstrates ability to use assigned computer software and other equipment.
  • Completes annual education and/or licensing requirements, if applicable.
  • Maintains dependable job attendance.
  • Adheres to all safety and infection control rules.
  • Uses appropriate safety equipment.
  • Complies with HIPAA and maintains confidential information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • In-depth knowledge of all orthodontics dental assistant duties.
  • 1 year of previous experience assisting in an orthodontic setting.
  • All required certifications for dental assisting.
  • Ability to travel to multiple locations within a territory to provide orthodontic dental assisting services is required.
  • May be required to work some Saturdays as needed.
  • Bilingual: Preferred.
  • Days Needed: 2x per month.
  • Software: Dentrix.