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  • Dental Assistant

    Mission, TX

    Post Date: 09/29/2017 Industry: Dental Assistant Pay Rate: $11-$12

    Selected candidate will work under the supervision of dentists and are responsible for a wide range of tasks in the dental office, ranging from patient care to administrative duties to laboratory functions. The dental assistant position is the most flexible and varied in the dental office and requires a diverse set of skills: clinical, clerical, interpersonal, technological and more. Duties will include but are not limited to:

    • Organizing and laying out instruments for dentist’s use
    • Handing instruments and other materials to dentist during procedures
    • Taking x-rays of patients’ teeth
    • Taking impressions of patients’ teeth for casts
    • Using suction and swabs to keep patients’ mouths clear and dry during procedures
    • Applying topical anesthetic to patients’ mouths
    • Removing stitches
    • Make temporary crowns
    • Obtaining patients’ dental records
    • Questioning patients about their medical history and recording the information for dentist’s reference
    • Advising patients on dental care
    • Making patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
    • Scheduling appointments, maintaining records, sending bills, answering phones, ordering supplies and other office tasks

     

    • Have the ability to communicate in English and Spanish
    •  One year experience as a registered dental assistant.
    •  Certification as a Registered Dental Assistant required.
    •  Ability to complete forms in an orderly and accurate fashion
    •  Able to use sound judgment. Possess a calm disposition and the ability to work easily with people.
    • Current CPR certification
    • Current TB/PPD test

     

     

    Email your resume to nichole.sifontes@expresspros.com or call 956-664-9675 ext 45 for more information


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