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Orthodontic Dental Assistant I

Company: Advantage Dental
Location: Longbranch
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Job Description:

REPORTS TO: Regional Orthodontic Ops Manager
FLSA: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:
Under close supervision of an Orthodontist in a practice care setting, assists the doctor in providing Orthodontic treatments. Follows and supports the CARE model for patient experience.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ability to work under Orthodontist with close supervision, following the provider's directives of treatment.
Maintain accurate records, including treatment notes, treatment progress, and communication between the provider and patient/parent.
Take intraoral and extraoral photos, and record them to patient chart
Take x-rays - pano, ceph, CBCT and the occasional PAs.
Take impressions using alginate, PVS, wax bite, blue bite, etc.
Fabricate and trim stone models from impressions, fabricate retainers from those models
Set up appropriately for all orthodontic procedures.
Perform 4 handed dentistry as needed.
Ability to effectively educate patients/parents on treatment and explain the procedures which includes oral hygiene instructions.
Under close supervision of provider and/or Orthodontic Dental Assistant II, remove ties, wires, brackets, and springs.
Prep the teeth for bracket placement, with the ability to keep the field dry.Work with other providers as needed to treatment plan/maintain patients overall oral health.
Conduct maintenance of all equipment as needed: sterilizers, ultrasonic, flush lines, clean/replace traps.
Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of operatory, instruments, and supplies.
Ensure all instruments are cleaned and sterilized/disinfected to meet OSHA, CDC, and ADA standards.
Assist with front office duties as assigned.
Monitor schedule and maintain patient flow, which may include verifying appointments, ensuring length and treatment plans align.
Review and confirm all lab cases will be present prior to patient's arrival.
Conduct follow up calls on extensive treatments and report back.
Attend and participate in team meetings and company trainings.
Other duties as assigned.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
High standards for integrity, honesty, professionalism, and work ethic.
Commitment to service excellence.
Ability to work independently while demonstrating excellent organization and follow through.
Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
Self-motivated, positive, and enthusiastic.
Self- starter with a strong desire to exceed expectations and capable of supporting a team to achieve successful results.
Maintains confidentiality discretion.
Ability to effectively work in collaboration with others to achieve business objectives.
Willing to grow and be challenged.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to travel to regional practice locations on a consistent basis, or as required
High School Diploma or GED.
Current CPR, BLS or PALS required or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
Completion of a dental assisting program or on the job training preferred but not required
Radiology certified preferred, as required by state.
For states that have advanced Orthodontic certifications, certifications are preferred but not required; example includes EFODA (Expanded Function Orthodontic Dental Assistant); if incumbent does not have any advanced certificates, must be willing to obtain within a reasonable time period as defined by leadership
Maintain Continuing Education (CE) as required by state.
Nitrous certificate preferred or as required by state.
Ability to work Monday through Friday and occasional weekends as scheduled and based on business need.
Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to travel using personal car to work at other practices as needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, unpleasant odors, and or loud noises.
Moderate Physical activity; requires handling average-weight objects up to 15-20 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than 4 hours per day. Sitting for extended periods of time.
Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training.
Work Environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform this position.

** In accordance with DentaQuest's Compliance Plan, employee must conduct DQ business in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, professional standards and ethical standards and report potential compliance or ethical issues to manager or DQ's Compliance Officer. **

DentaQuest's Affirmative Action Program affirms our commitment to make reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitation of otherwise-qualified individuals with disabilities or special disabled veterans, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please see Human Resources for additional information regarding this Program.#advantagedental

Keywords: Advantage Dental, Seattle , Orthodontic Dental Assistant I, Healthcare , Longbranch, Washington

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