Company: Centerville Family Dental Center
Posted on: January 11, 2022
A Dental Assistant supports and assists providers with patient
care. It is essential to be able to lead, be flexible, friendly,
have a can do personality and work in a timely fashion. In
addition, a Dental Assistant must possess strong communication
skills to coordinate with team members and build rapport with
patients, and demonstrate a commitment to provide a high-quality
GENERAL HIRING REQUIREMENTS
? Certification from a dental assistant program recognized by the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
? High school diploma.
? Demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant
? Current dental assistant and radiographic licenses as required
for certification by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
ESSENTIAL ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
? Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard and
infection control procedures in compliance with OSHA requirements
and company standard operating protocols and procedures.
? Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology.
? Perform all chair side procedures efficiently and effectively in
support of the dentist's treatment services.
? Demonstrate knowledge of dental instruments and proper tray
? Properly take, develop and mount diagnostically acceptable
x-rays, including full mouth series, bite wing, periapical, and
panoramic cephalometric radiographs.
? Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and
? Perform all necessary lab procedures.
? Maintain thorough and accurate patient records using the
practice's dental software.
? Stock treatment areas, carts and dental related facility
? Demonstrate knowledge of dental treatment equipment maintenance
? Identify and explain chart sticker numbers as they relate to
financial arrangements and specialty referral.
? Demonstrate cost effective techniques when utilizing supplies and
? Cross-train and help any staff member that may be in need of
? Other duties as assigned and required.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
? Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and
? Able to perform basic computer functions using practice
? Comply with company's standard operating protocols and
? Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.
? Comply with practice guidelines listed in employee handbook.
? Support NEMS' company mission, organizational goals and statement
of values, and personal core values.
CORE PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES
? Perform and produce with the patient in mind.
? Act in a professional manner with patients, providers, staff
members and management.
? Develop excellent rapport with both patients and staff.
? Administer a positive can-do attitude.
? Perform efficiently within in a fast-paced, busy environment
while maintaining composure, staying on task, and providing a
high-quality service experience for patients.
? Engage and interact well with people at all levels of the
organization, both internally and externally.
? Work collaboratively and productively as a team player, taking
the time to assist other staff members without being asked or
Mill Pond Dental - E. Falmouth, MA 02536 - 508-540-2303
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant
REPORTS TO: Practice Manager DEPARTMENT: JOB FAMILY: FLSA STATUS:
Non Exempt REVISION RELEASED: January, 2018
? Some travel may be required, based on practice.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
? The physical demands of this job require constant visual and
auditory requirements and sitting, frequent keying and mouse input,
occasional standing, walking, simple grasping, bending, squatting,
kneeling, writing, pushing, pulling, reaching above and below the
? Position requires occasional lifting demands of up to 25 pounds
and occasional carrying demands of up to 10 pounds up to 50
JOB DESCRIPTION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
? I understand this job description, its requirements, and that I
am expected to complete all the job related duties assigned.
? I understand the job duties may be altered from time to time.
? I understand that this is not a complete list of duties expected
of me, and I am willing to work as a team member and perform other
duties as assigned and/or required.
Keywords: Centerville Family Dental Center, New Bedford , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Centerville, Massachusetts
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