Dental Assistant at Parkview Pediatric Dentistry

Lubbock, TX 79424

About the Job

REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT

As Parkview Pediatric Dentistry continues to grow, our staffing needs grow with us.  We are looking to add a motivated, talented, enthusiastic, energetic and hard working individual to our already amazing team! This full-time RDA will have an integral role in patient care, including setting up and cleaning treatment rooms; escorting patients to the treatment room and making them comfortable; and assisting the dentist with clinical treatments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take dental x-rays
  • Prepare and sterilize instruments, handpieces and other equipment in compliance with OSHA standards and CDC guidelines
  • Provide patient education and nutritional counseling to maintain oral health
  • Accurately and appropriately record provided treatment
  • Monitor inventory and order dental supplies
  • Counsel patients on oral health, including the role of nutrition
  • Follow protocol for treatment room management and sterilization
  • Securely handle patient records in compliance with office policies and procedures and applicable legal requirements, such as HIPPA regulations
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed and adhering to office attendance policies.
  • Should be reliable and have reliable transportation.
    Should have professional appearance and be friendly.
  • Should be fluent in English. Bi-lingual (Spanish) is a plus.
     

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate of accredited dental assisting program
  • Coursework in dental instruments and procedures
  • Compliance with state dental practice requirements, such as x-ray requirements and OSHA training
  • Computer skills
  • Commitment to CE for career development
  • Good interpersonal skills to maintain effective rapport with patients, dentist, other staff members and community
  • Effective verbal skill to communicate with patients and staff

 

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