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Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

at Dental Care Alliance

Posted: 3/4/2020
Job Reference #: 9189

Job Description

Job LocationsUS-GA-College Park
Job ID
2020-9189
# of Openings
1
Type
Full-Time
Category
Dental Assistant

Overview

We are hiring an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) for Dental One Associates of College Park, located in Atlanta, GA 30349. This is a full-time Dental Assistant position that will include working Saturdays as needed. The Dental Assistant we hire is required to be EDDA and x-ray certified in the state of Georgia. Our ideal candidate will be well seasoned with a minimum of 3 years of hands on Dental Assisting experience. We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits!

Responsibilities

Job Description:

Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.

Duties:

  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth.
  • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications

  • Must have Expanded Duties Dental Assisting certification for state of Georgia
  • Must have an x-ray license for the state of Georgia
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of Dental Assistant experience

Additional benefits for full-time employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental services
  • Life insurance
  • Vision
  • Paid time off
  • 6 paid holidays off
  • 401k to name a few

Dental One Associates is a highly successful affiliated practice of Dental Care Alliance (DCA).