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Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 6:24 AM

Our network of offices servicing California and Washington means West Coast Dental is continuously looking for talented individuals to join our rapidly growing team. The variety of opportunities includes corporate, clinical, and field office positions. If you enjoy Welcoming, Communicating, and Delivering best practices, then West Coast Dental has the right career path for you Welcome to West Coast DentalThe Ortho Dental Assistant performs a variety of dental assisting duties while promoting a safe and clean environment for providing quality dental care. These duties include, but are not limited to, assisting the doctor; communicating effectively with patients (or parents if patient is a child); maintaining equipment and inventory; cleaning, sterilizing, and packaging instruments; and following universal precautions, OSHA requirements, and dental board auxiliariesA? regulations. Open and close the back office as instructedPrepare trays and operatories for various proceduresEnsure that operatories are stocked and cleaned at all timesGreet and seat patients as soon as possible and notify Doctor (check the operatory to make sure it is clean and disinfected before seating a new patient)Check for patientsA? signatures on the Health Questionnaire and Informed Consent Form Assist the DoctorA?s during various procedures and rotate with DoctorA?s as requested; in accordance to all State and Federal regulationsAccurately /completely document patient care activities in the chart as directed by the doctor and Company policyExplain treatment plans to patients as neededEscort patients to front office area for patient dismissal when treatment is completed, and inform the receptionist when and for what their next visit(s) must be scheduledDisinfect general back office areas; including operatoryApply all:wrap in and around operatories where neededClean, sterilize, and package dental instruments Prepare lab casesTurn off all equipment nightly, including the vacuum, compressor, etc. Ensure that handpieces are properly cleaned and oiledFollow:up with lab and maintain the log on partials and remakes.Check next day appointment schedule for all lab cases and verify that they are ready, if not, see that the patient is rescheduledReview the Hazard Communication book and sign the training logEnsure that hazardous products are properly labeledFollow waste disposal procedures for Sharps and for contaminated material/chemical.Wear protective barriers (face shield mask, gloves, and gown)Ensure proper sterilization and infection control guidelines are utilizedAttend and participate in staff meetings and team huddlesOther duties as assigned by the Office Manager, Regional Manager, and/or DentistsMinimum one year of recent experience as a Ortho Dental Assistant preferredCurrent X:ray License requiredCertificate from accredited Dental Assisting School preferredBilingual: English and Spanish required (if the geographic location of the office does not require the applicant to be bilingual, applicants who only speak English may be considered)CPR and First:Aid certification preferredInfection Control Certificate requiredStrong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to work with people of all ages (i.e. Children)Strong interpersonal and relationship skillsAbility to work in a fast paced environment and able to multitaskAbility to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients and coworkersAbility to work with interruptions and to manage multiple prioritiesAbility to work with minimal supervisionAbility to be organizedTechnological SkillsAutoclave/ChemiclaveUltrasonicIntra:oral CameraO2 and N2OHandpiecesDigital X:ray and X:ray MachineWe recognize the importance of investing on our most valuable asset that strengthens the very foundation of West Coast Dental, our employees. In line with this objective, we understand that providing excellent service to our employees facilitates professional and personal growth that will enable them to live our company prin


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