STEVEN R MENDIVE D.D.S Dental Assistant in TROY, Montana
Seeking a fun energetic dental assistant. Get free training that lasts a lifetime and opens doors to future careers. Must be able to work in fast paced environment and love people. Successful candidate will support dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patients, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; and performing procedures as instructed. Employer is willing to train the right person in dentistry, but computer skills are mandatory. Dental Assistant Job Duties:* Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. * Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient. * Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. * Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning;passing instruments. * Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth. * Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions. * Documents dental care services by charting in patient records. * Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. * Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. * Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. * Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. * Computer proficient with digital imaginary and handling multiple software systems at one time. Position is part time, with the potential for more hours.