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Lead Dental Assistant Needed

Company: Community Dental Partners
Location: Caldwell
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Lead Registered Dental Assistant
Have you got what it takes to succeed The following information should be read carefully by all candidates.
Reports to: Practice Manager, Regional Manager
Key Partnerships: Operations, Clinical, Support Center
Department: Operations
Salary: $18-21/hr (based on experience)
Classification: Non-Except
Status: Full-Time
About this role: The Lead Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) is responsible for supporting the Dentist during treatments, exams, and treatment discussions with patients. This position will oversee back-office functions, flow, and efficiency. Lead RDAs are required to mentor, train and guide new and existing team members, as well as grow and challenge themselves.
Job Responsibilities:
Greet and prepare patients for exams, complete digital charting, and verify codes with precision.
Capture quality x-ray images
Assist dentists with a variety of treatment procedures
Able to assist with RCTs, Cording Packing, Crown Seat, Denture adjustments, and other complex treatments.
Familiar with sedation treatments, including treatment information, post-care, and monitoring. (Additional training provided)
Delegate and support setting up and sterilizing exam and treatment rooms
Discussing treatment options, importance, and follow up recommended care
Providing teeth polishing and sealant placement procedure (with required certifications)
Teaching team members how to schedule appointments, treat and care for patients.
Delegating sterilization of instruments and following cross-contamination standards
Willingness to jump in and support team members as needed
Creating positive and uplifting patient environments by patient engagement before, during, and after visits
Discussing areas of improvement with the dentist and office manager
Managing patient flow and improving the overall process to streamline patient visits
Monitoring staff and dentist time management to maximize patient care
Guiding parents and patients through post-care instructions
Assisting patients with company-provided prizes and dismissal
Understanding and adhering to HIPAA guidelines
Ability to train and monitor new team members and externs
Complete inventory order and act in accordance with office budget
Other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications:
Texas Issued Registered Dental Assistant Licensing
4-5+ years of Dental Assisting experience
Sealant Placement, Nitrous Monitoring, and Coronal Polishing Certifications preferred (if 2+ years of experience, the company provides courses)
RCT, Cord Packing, Denture Adjustments, and Crown Seat experience
Experience with training team members and monitoring progress
Experience with conducting challenging conversations
Proficient in Digital x-rays and Digital charting
Key Skills and Abilities, Characteristics of a good fit:
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision, self-starter, and demonstrates initiative
Flexible and innovative; highly adaptable to a dynamic business environment
High engagement; supportive of leadership and role model for company values and guiding behaviors
Strong demonstration of task completion and dedication to detail
Team Player and great interpersonal skills
Prompt and timely with work schedule
Amazing customer service skills, great at building relationships with new people
Open to cross-training opportunities and learning new job skills
Inspiring leadership skills and mentoring abilities
Excited for new challenges and growth opportunities
Health (PPO/HSA), Vision, Dental,
Disability insurance (STD/LTD)
Accident Insurance
Life Insurance
Employee, Spouse, and Child Life Insurance Options
Paid Time Off
Holiday Pay
Hep B and CPR Certifications
Company provided scrubs
Career Growth Opportunities
Company provided online learning courses
Competitive Compensation
Paid training
Employee fun days
Holiday celebrations
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Perks @ Work, Employee Discount Program
Schedule and Location:
One Location - Family Smiles Burleson
CDP is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Community Dental Partners is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Community Dental Partners, Bryan , Lead Dental Assistant Needed, Healthcare , Caldwell, Texas

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