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Dental Assistant

Cambridge Dental Consulting Group

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted September 19, 2022.

We are looking for skilled Dental Assistants in Las Vegas!

BDG Dental Services focus is on YOU.

BDG Dental Services delivers an individualized support and attention to each Dental Assistant. At BDG Dental Services we give YOU an opportunity to become successful in your career. We focus on Career Progression, Communication, Customer Service and leadership skills so you can serve your patients better with BDG’s comprehensive “Life Time Dental Care” philosophy. With 20 locations throughout Nevada, Arizona, and growing, we are always looking to add more to our winning team! Learn more at at BostonDentalGroup.com (https://www.bostondentalgroup.com/dental-jobs-las-vegas/why-choose-bdg/).

Benefits:

  • Sign-On Bonus after 90 days ($300)
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Nevada Paid Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Strong Business Support Team
  • Continued Education through BDG University
  • On-going Training
  • Company Event Activities
  • Community Outreach
  • Career Progression Opportunities

Position Summary

Under supervision, this position assists the dentist or dental hygienist in the delivery of quality oral health care. Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room patient, instruments, and materials. Results and services of position may impact the short-term direction and/or operations of the dental office. Decisions made have an impact on compliance, resources, and service as well as may impact public image.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists the dentist or hygienist during a variety of treatment procedures. Escorts patients to/from treatment room.
  • Takes and develops dental x-rays.
  • Assists with opening and closing of dental back office, as scheduled. Follows all BDG standard operating procedures.
  • Asks about the patient’s medical history and takes blood pressure and pulse. Records information.
  • Cleaning Specifications: Practice a high standard of sanitation and tidiness in the treatment rooms.
  • Strictly follow the cleaning specifications for all equipment. Prepares and sterilizes instruments and equipment.
  • Helps patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment. Provides patients with instructions for follow-up oral care, follow-up appointments, etc.
  • Handle emergency situations by following established policies and procedures.
  • Participate in all daily huddles, team meetings, and training workshops.
  • Maintain and review patient charts (manually and electronically) accurately and up-to-date.
  • Enter data into the computer system as required. Assist in the updating of patient charts as needed. Notify Business Assistant, if treatments change before treatment begins.
  • Maintains inventory of back office supplies. Limits waste.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information.

Minimum Qualifications (Industry, Work Experience and/or Education)

  • Previous experience as a dental assistant required.
  • Computer Skills
  • Previous practice management software preferred
  • Certified Dental Assistant preferred.
  • CPR Certification.

Success Factors – Personal characteristics that contribute to an individual’s ability to excel on the job (not a guarantee).

  • Ability to read and comprehend advanced instructions, operating manuals, correspondence, and memos.
  • Should be patient-service driven. Position requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy along with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Sometimes, patients are in extreme pain and/or mental stress, so the dental assistant must be sensitive to their emotions.
  • Should have a pleasant and personable demeanor.
  • Requires an ability to work with equipment settings on a regular basis.
  • Excellent follow-through skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and well organized.
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to listen to patients, dentist and hygienists; and follow directions.
  • Is a self-starter and can work independently.
  • Dependable and reliable.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Ability to take dental x-rays.

Other

Regular attendance is required including varied hours. At times, individual must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with ability to handle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to consult Supervisor when necessary. Overtime requires approval by Supervisor.

Schedules subject to change; and travel throughout the offices, including shifting schedules at last minute for business needs.