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Orthodontic Assistant

at American Dental Partners

Posted: 12/31/2019
Job Reference #: 10819
Keywords: office

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Deerwood Orthodontics is proud to be one of a select group nationwide to be accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Our accreditation tells you that AAAHC's independent team of health care professionals has found that we meet their rigorous, nationally-recognized standards for health care services. Accreditation demands a high level of commitment and effort. It challenges us to always find better ways to serve you, and it is one more way for us to say “we care about you.” When selecting a dental provider, AAAHC accreditation is one of the things you may consider and ask about. These are just a few examples of what the AAAHC looks for when surveying an organization. Deerwood Orthodontics meets all these qualifications and parameters.

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As an Orthodontic Assistant with our practice, you will be responsible for assisting our Orthodontists in delivering quality care to patients.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a team environment, have a “can do” personality, and be able to complete their assigned work in a timely fashion. In addition, an Orthodontic Assistant must display open communication to co-workers and a commitment to patient satisfaction.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard and infection control procedures in compliance with protocol.
  • Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology, instruments, maintenance, and proper tray setups.
  • Perform all chairside procedures efficiently.
  • Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.
  • Perform all necessary lab procedures.
  • Uphold a positive rapport with staff members and patients at all times.
  • Demonstrate safe and cost effective practices when utilizing supplies and equipment.
  • Assist office in achieving defined goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills
  • Six months of Orthodontic Assisting experience
  • High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities.
  • Current dental assistant license is required in certain states.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation.
  • Ability to perform basic computer functions.
  • Comply with protocols and standards.
  • Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.
  • Support shared vision and values.
  • Willingness and ability to travel between 2-3 locations on a weekly basis
Job Location
Cudahy, Wisconsin, United States
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