Dental Assistant - Surgical

  • Location
    Lawrence, Kansas
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Medical & Science - Dental Assistant

Adecco is assisting a local, well-established dental office with recruiting for a Dental Assistant - Surgical position. This is a Direct Hire opportunity with up to 32 hours per week.

Candidate must be a NON-SMOKER.

Hours are Monday-Thursday, 7:30 am-5:00 pm. Average total hours range from 29-32 hours per week. Pay starts at $14 per hour, but may be higher based on experience.

Job Responsibilities
-Preparing treatment areas, including disinfecting area after a patient leaves, processing and sterilizing surgical instruments, and seating and dismissing patients
-Paperwork including, reviewing and updating medical history, charting periodontal exam entries, taking and importing x-rays to the appropriate file, entering treatment plans, and assisting with exam notes and progress letters.
-Initiating and tracking lab cases
-Maintaining equipment, including sharpening instruments
-Restocking treatment areas and ordering and maintaining surgical supplies
-Instructing patients in proper hygiene and pre-and post-operation procedures
-Safe disposal of biohazardous materials
-Preform other administrative duties, such as, answering the phone, confirming appointments, pulling charts for next week, and collecting and posting payments

-At least 1 year chairside dental assisting is preferred, or a recent graduate of an accredited Dental Assistant program.
-Previous experience with Dentrix or Eagle Soft software
-Good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
-Ability to stand on feet for extended periods of time
-Ability to sit chairside for at least 3 hours
-Excellent customer service skill and ability stay calm

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