Dental Assistant II - Treatment Coordinator
Oakpoint
Raleigh, NC US
Posted ago
Oakpoint

Are you an experienced and certified dental assistant with a commitment to positive patient experiences? If so, we’d love to talk with you. Our busy dental practice is growing, and we need someone who can provide high-quality dental services to our clients and assist our dentists and dental hygienists with examinations and dental procedures. Our ideal candidate has 2 or more years of dental practicing experience, a current CDA/ RDA license, and excellent customer service, organization, and communication skills. If this sounds like a position you’ll thrive in, we invite you to apply today.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • In addition to DA II responsibilities, we are looking for someone who has an interest and skillset to support admin duties, including insurance verification, etc.
  • Assist patients in resolving minor difficulties, answering their questions, and giving directions to patients as authorized by the dentist. Collect and record all patient health history.
  • Timely preparation of treatment area by sterilizing and properly setting for procedures. Serves as dentist’s chair-side assistant including delivering instruments and materials for dentist’s access.
  • Maintains dental department equipment and work areas in compliance with policies and procedures relative to infection control and safety issues, including the sterilization of all reusable dental instruments and equipment and the proper disposal of all contaminated or potentially contaminated materials
  • Maintains adequate operatory supplies and compiles a list for inventory control and ordering purposes.
  • Completes checklists as assigned and participates in daily huddles to ensure that every single day flows smoothly.
  • Assists with various clinical and administrative functions of the office as appropriate and as time permits and instructed.
  • Crown/Bridge, Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics.
  • Handle laboratory procedures such as pouring impressions, model trimming, fabricating mouth guards, temporary crowns, retainers, and other appliances as well as case management follow-up. This shall include the correct documentation needed for lab slips and contact with the dental laboratory companies. 
  • Handle patient education such as post-op instructions, oral hygiene instructions, consent forms, and other forms of clinical education. 
  • Scheduling follow-up appointments when required. 
  • Provide a proper handoff to the administration staff and properly communicate ongoing treatment needs. 
  • Make follow-up calls to patients having invasive procedures such as extractions, crowns, or root canals.
  • Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of Dental experience (Required)
  • Cosmetic Dentistry Experience (Preferred)
  • Treatment coordinating experience (Preferred)
  • Eaglesoft (Preferred)
  • Requirements / Certifications / Licenses:
  • DAII Certification
  • X-Ray Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • Completion of coronal polishing Course

Compensation
$20 - $28 hourly
About Oakpoint

We partner with leading dental care providers that are passionate about improving the quality of life for their patients – starting with their smile. Our partners have access to unparalleled support services backed by a dedicated clinical leadership team that shares your passion.

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