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Dental Assistant (Multiple Locations), Seattle Area, WA


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Dental Assistant

Seattle Area, WA

February 16, 2017


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Dental Assistant II
Full-time at Bothell, WA · Kent, WA · Tukwila, WA

** Monday through Friday or Wednesday through Saturday!**

Dental Assistant II is responsible for patient preparation, chair side support to dental providers, dental hygienist, sterilization and clinic flow.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greet and prepare patients for exams by identifying patient’s chief complaint and taking vitals.
  • Access and update patient information in Electronic Dental Record (EDR) and Electronic Practice Management (EPM) computer system as required.
  • Provide chair side assistance to dental providers with exams and procedures including, but not limited to, prophylaxis, root canals, restorative, crowns and bridges.
  • Perform digital imaging, prophylaxis, sealants, provide telephone refilling of medications. Record medication refills in patient record.
  • Provide instructions to patients on the use of medications as directed by the provider.
  • Provide instruction in home care and give general health information as directed by a provider.
  • Sterilize used equipment, instruments and operatories following OSHA, WISHA guidelines. Prepare and stock operatories at the start and throughout each day.

Education and/or Experience

  • Certificate from accredited Dental Assistant program and a minimum of 1 to 2 years of dental assistant experience.

Licenses or Certificates

  • Current Dental Assistant registration/licensure with the State of Washington.

Spanish & Somali Speakers encouraged to apply

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