Dental Office Assistant

Location: Birmingham, AL
Date Posted: 02-20-2013

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Job Summary
This position assists the Dentist in providing a wide range of dental procedures including providing chair side services, providing educational information, cleaning and sterilizing equipment and clinic areas and providing clerical assistance.

Job Duties:

Arranges dental instruments and materials in order to assit the dentist in providing uninterrupted treatment to patients.
Provides educational information to the patient regarding required treatment, current treatment, and post-treatment care.
Cleans, disinfects, and sterilizes instruments, equipment, counter tops, and all other related items to maintain the cleanliness of the clinic.
Applies topical flouride to assist in preventing cavities.
Provides chair side and four handed assistance to any staff member as needed.
Orders dental and clerical supplies as needed and maintains a prescribed inventory.
Schedule appointments for patients and helps patients fill out dental forms if needed.
Maintains patient records, clinic files and other documentation as required.
Provides clerical assistance by answering phones, retrieving and preparing charts, typing, filing and receiving and dismissing patients.
Takes and records patient's blood pressure.
Exposes, develops, and documents x-rays under close supervision.
Follows Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines.
Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:

High school education; or general education degree (GED). No additional experience is required.




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