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Dental Assistant - Orthodontics

Company: Dental Associates Family & Specialty Care LLC
Location: Franklin
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Perks:As a team member of Dental Associates, you can expect an excellent compensation, use of state-of-the-art technology, experience on-the-job training, continued education offerings, abundant opportunities for career growth, a dedicated support team, wonderful patients and the gorgeous state of Wisconsin.
2022 Benefits Overview:

  • Medical Insurance with optional Health Savings Account through Associated Bank
  • Dental: Diagnostic and Preventive covered at 100%, Basic and Restorative (immediate family)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • FSA
  • Company paid short term disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
    Additional Perks and Benefits:
    Yearly allowance for shoes and scrubs.
    Semi-annually based on patient satisfaction and revenue per clinic.
    Two tier wage based on skill.
    Mentorship and additional compensation for becoming a mentor.
    Take vacation on your time and your terms. You won't need to take vacation when your doctor
    We offer paid vacation and paid holidays.
    Regular schedules - no surprises. Reliable full-time hours you can depend on.
    We encourage our team to keep learning and embrace innovation.
    Focus on building trust and forming relationships with your patients - our internal support
    teams handle the rest.
    Work together with dentists, specialists, hygienists and other dental assistants across a growing
    Explore opportunities beyond dental assisting with greater internal mobility.
    The Company:
    At Dental Associates, we foster a culture which invites our patients into our "dental home" and provides our dental assistants with a career, not just a job. Founded in 1974, Dental Associates is Wisconsin's largest family and dentist-owned group dental practice with over a dozen offices throughout the state. Dental Associates is a strong company with the resources to continually invest in our overall growth and talented team members. Be part of a dynamic organization that will make you proud.
    Responsibilities & Requirements:
    • Explain treatment procedures; seek clarification and understanding from patient
    • Review and assist patient in updating iPad medical history
      • Assist provider with patient education
      • Take patient blood pressure, X-rays and radiographs
      • Assist provider throughout exam including complex treatment, surgery, and all operatory-related care
      • Monitor oxygen levels when nitrous or IV is administered
      • Make impressions and fabricate crowns as instructed
      • Prepare and record clinical notes and charting
      • Prepare operatory for patient exam; sterilize instruments and disinfect operatory
        Patient Experience
        • Establish rapport with patients by greeting them with a professional manner
        • Explain dental procedures to be performed and obtain patient signature on the patient consent form
        • Resolve patient concerns; answer or seek to find answers to patient inquiries
        • Review treatment plan cost estimate with patient; appoint future visits
        • Bill out procedures, collect patient balance, reconcile cash drawer
        • Maximize provider productivity through scheduling efficiencies
        • Manage phone line and schedule future appointments for dental teams
        • Place confirmation and follow-up courtesy calls to patient
        • Provide coverage for Dental Services Representatives to account for absences or high-volume periods
          • Record treatment performed in patient record
          • Order dental supplies
          • Provide coverage for Dental Services Representative to account for absences and assist during high-volume period.

            • Previous Dental Assistant experience or completion of an accredited Dental Assistant program preferred
            • High school diploma or equivalent required
            • Knowledge of state dental practices requirements, including X-ray proficiency and OSHA training
            • Effective interpersonal skills to maintain rapport with patients, dentists, and other staff members
            • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
            • Ability to clearly present information to and answer questions from patients, supervisors and coworkers
            • Good customer service skills and ability to work as a team in fast-paced environment
            • Ability to apply mathematical concepts to practical situations
            • Conceptual thinking abilities to recognize problems, collect data and draw valid conclusions
            • Must be able to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
            • Possess energy, resourcefulness and manual dexterity
            • Be able to stand, sit and walk frequently
              If you're ready for an exciting, stable career with a growing company apply today!
              Get to know Dental Associates - www.dentalassociates.comYouTube - - -

Keywords: Dental Associates Family & Specialty Care LLC, Milwaukee , Dental Assistant - Orthodontics, Healthcare , Franklin, Wisconsin

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