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Registered Dental Assistant

Company: North Shore & Brookline Endodontics
Location: Brookline
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Dental Assistant A Dental Assistant is a vital member of the dental health team. As a dental assistant, you will enjoy a broad range of exciting and challenging duties. The main duties include: Chairside Assistant: Assists the dentist in providing dental treatment. Prepares and maintains dental instruments, supplies and equipment Complies with HIPAA regulations regarding discussing patient information and treatment in and out of the office. Greets and escorts patients to and from the operatory Takes digital x-rays Takes CBCT 2D-3D images Performs pulpal testing Removes surgical sutures Places topical medications Patient management during dental procedures Instrument transfer Dental procedure isolation techniques Prepares dental materials cements, amalgam, composite, etc--- Supervises prevention and management of dental medical emergencies Checks medication expiration dates Inventory control and management (stocking of operatories and labs) Assists all doctors in all locations Record Keeping Manages Electronic Health Records (EHR) in compliance with HIPAA & BORID Collects and records patient health histories Records treatment in the EHR Prepares, delivers and documents dental prescriptions Prepares, delivers and documents patient pre-op and post-op care instructions Creates final film and CBCT reports for referring doctors and/or patients Creates other documentation for referring doctors and/or patients Manages and documents phone conversations regarding treatment and instructions Sterilization/Decontamination Manages the dental office infections control plan to meet OSHA and CDC standards. Handles instrument cleaning, sterilization/disinfection, and re-circulation. Checks sterilization solutions Performs dental treatment room disinfection Performs cleaning duties when necessary: Cleans operatories Sweeps floors Washes cabinets and work surfaces Empties trash Cleans staff areas Administrative Helps answer telephone calls when necessary Helps schedule or reschedule appointment when necessary Helps confirms appointment when necessary Helps place post-operative calls when necessary Helps clean and organize waiting room when necessary Helps with other administrative duties during down-time Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $20 - $26 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: North Shore & Brookline Endodontics, Brookline , Registered Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Brookline, Massachusetts

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