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Dental Assistant

at American Dental Partners

Posted: 8/13/2019
Job Reference #: 10440
Keywords: office

Job Description

Tracking Code
10440-200
Job Description

Carus Dental, established in 1983 in Austin, TX, has always been committed to the traditional doctor-patient relationship and to the highest quality in dental care and service. We currently have approximately 48 doctors on staff across our 21 practices in Austin, Houston and Central Texas. We offer dental services in general dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, peridodontics and prosthodontics in some or all of our practices. Carus Dental has been accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care since 2000.

Job Details

As a Dental Assistant with our practice, you will be responsible for assisting our providers in delivering quality care to patients.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a team environment, have a “can do” personality, and be able to complete their assigned work in a timely fashion. In addition, a Dental Assistant must display open communication to co-workers and a commitment to patient satisfaction.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard and infection control procedures in compliance with protocol.
  • Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology, instruments, maintenance, and proper tray setups.
  • Perform all chairside procedures efficiently.
  • Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.
  • Perform all necessary lab procedures.
  • Uphold a positive rapport with staff members and patients at all times.
  • Demonstrate safe and cost effective practices when utilizing supplies and equipment.
  • Assist office in achieving defined goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills
  • One year certified dental assistant program; or
  • Six months on-the-job experience; or
  • High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities.
  • Current dental assistant license is required in certain states.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation.
  • Ability to perform basic computer functions.
  • Comply with protocols and standards.
  • Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.
  • Support shared vision and values.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package including a 401k, health insurance and a professional work environment.

To learn more about American Dental Partners and Carus Dental please visit us at www.amdpi.com and www.carusdental.com.

Job Location
Killeen, Texas, United States
Position Type
Temporary