Dental Assistant

Moss Point, MS 39562

Job Number: NXT9336020 Pay Rate: $14-16 / hour State: MS

Job Description

Knowledge of dental office and procedures
Ability to follow instructions
Ability to effectively organize time and materials
Ability to effectively work with Dentists, colleagues, patients and the public
Ability to work independently and without direct supervision
Ability and desire to work as a team member
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Ability to sit, stand, bend, lift, and move intermittently during the workday
Ability to travel without assistance and as needed
Skill in understanding of, and sensitivity to, persons of all cultural, social, educational and economic backgrounds
Graduation from an accredited high school or G.E.D. certificate; experience in a dental office practice or an equivalent setting; demonstrated ability to perform position duties; State of Mississippi radiograph permit
As a dental assistant you will need to have completed an accredited dental assisting program, and have your State of Mississippi dental radiology permit; along with experience in a dental office or similar setting
Performs radiographs appropriately according to the State Board of Dental Examiners; develops radiographs
Sterilizes dental instruments adequately and follows proper infection control protocols
Sets up dental trays appropriately
Assists in preventative dentistry by promoting oral hygiene to patients
Accurately charts on the CFHC Dental Chart
Performs any reversible situation under the direct supervision of the Dentist
Assists the receptionist by making appointment and answering the phone; assists in calling patients to remind them of their scheduled appointments
Prophy teeth if required by the Dentist
Accurately completes the health history on each new patient
Monitors the supply levels and prepares purchase requisitions as required
Maintains operative equipment in an efficient and effective manner
Maintains sterile processes and documentation logs as specified within CFHC policies and Joint Commission requirements
Performs other duties as required
Upholds, complies with, and enforces the Core Principles and Code of Conduct

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