Myofunctional Specialist
Ashburn Children's Dentistry
Ashburn, VA US
Posted ago
Ashburn Children's Dentistry

Would you love a rewarding career opportunity working with children? Have fun at work every day - enjoying an awesome team!

Our team is looking for an Oral Myofunctional Specialist!

We are growing and our busy advanced pediatric dental practice would love to add talented, energized, and educated members to our team! This is a unique opportunity in the dental field! If you're friendly, energetic, and motivated, we're looking for you. If you want to help children smile, be healthy, and be a member of a team of friendly professionals who like to have fun while they work then you're looking for us! 

This position is a part-time or full-time position. This person would be interested in pursuing a career as a Myofunctional Therapist. You do not have to have any prior training or knowledge in this field; we will train you and help you grow into this position!

Prerequisites include professions in Speech-Language Pathology, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Physician's Assistant, Nutrition, Osteopathy, or Dentistry (RDH).

If you have previously worked in any of the fields listed above and have a desire to improve your patient's lives by taking a new perspective and treating the cause of the problem, rather than the symptoms, this job may be right for you!

We assess breathing, airway, tongue range of motion, sleep, Temporomandibular Dysfunction, nasal congestion, and more!

Our team genuinely loves kids, so we work hard to create a safe, comfortable, and fun experience for everyone that walks through our doors, including our team! We have more continuing education and training than 99% of those in our industry and we use that knowledge to provide an exceptional experience for our patients. We have an office culture of continual learning and daily focus on our successes. Patient protocols are in place to focus on achieving health - not just fixing teeth. Communication and compassion are central to our practice and necessary to help our patients see the potential dentistry has to change their life. Our doctors are exceptionally skilled, humble, and truly enjoys teaching the team. Our practice has high standards but we enjoy helping our team members exceed those expectations with coaching and training opportunities.

Perfect opportunity to try something new, work with passionate folks, and build your career. If you have the drive, we can train skills. If you have the drive AND the skills, there is no better team for you to be a part of.

We provide MAXAIR CAPR® Systems, an advanced respiratory protection system for our team members.

*Please complete the entire application to be considered for the position.*

The number one duty of all employees in patient care and meeting patient needs. We stand by the vision of the practice to provide an atmosphere of continuous learning and of mutual support where everyone bands together as a team to provide the utmost care to our patients while honoring each other.

Responsibilities

  • Encompass strong ethical and interpersonal skills and provides excellent screens, client assessments, and develops efficient and high-quality therapeutic treatments in an outpatient setting based on the client’s needs.
  • Therapy will be conducted for ages, including young children (3 yrs), teenagers, and adults with a specialty focus including, but not limited to orofacial myology, orofacial myofunctional disorders
  • Collaborate easily with parents, caregivers, other professionals, and fellow team members.
  • Timely completion of documentation including assessments/treatment plans, daily notes, progress authorizations, discharge summaries, letters to professionals, and other documents as necessary.
  • Must maintain continuing education requirements as defined by state regulations for state and national licensures and any additional requirements.
  • Provides evaluations and therapy as ordered by the referring doctor and recommends an appropriate treatment program for the doctors' approval.
  • Evaluates, plans, and carries out therapy programs, including the establishment of goals for patients as referred and approved by the doctor, with periodic re-evaluations.
  • Participates in the in-service training programs.
  • Maintains patient care records as designated by the practice assuring that third-party reimbursement qualifications are met, as well as all state/federal requirements.
  • Consults with family members, doctors, and other health care professionals as appropriate.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary conferences to maintain continuity of patient care
  • Community outreach to other healthcare providers.
  • Maintains knowledge base of procedures and regulations as well as professional standards through attendance at workshops, in-services, and individual research and reading.

Qualifications

  • DISC communication styles and motivational interviewing
  • Able to carry out fine motor skills with manual dexterity
  • Mental acuity and judgment skills to adequately and safely perform job requirements
  • Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual needs and clinical indications of the patients
  • Able to learn, absorb, and apply professional training
  • Able to organize work procedures, assume responsibility, and tactfully supervise others
  • Able to speak in a clear, concise voice in order to communicate adequately
  • Able to read, write, and edit documentation
  • Paid time off for full-time members which increase as you grow in your career with us
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including 401k Retirement
  • Paid holidays
  • Employer-paid training opportunities
  • Ability to work 36-38 hours per week (some days as early as 6:30 am and ending some days at 7 pm)
  • Reliable transportation to Ashburn, Virginia in all types of weather

Compensation
$40,000+
About Ashburn Children's Dentistry

For almost 20 years, we have been honored to be one of Northern Virginia’s most awarded practices; we were most recently voted 2020 Northern Virginia’s Top Dentist. At Ashburn Children’s Dentistry, we practice from the heart – delivering quality customized dental care to create an experience that exceeds each patient’s expectations from when they walk through the door to when they exit it.


We are authoritative leaders in pediatric dentistry utilizing lasers and other advanced technologies. Through education and collaboration, we help patients and parents commit to a wellness journey that focuses on proactive prevention that prioritizes overall health at each stage of development.


We offer comprehensive medical benefits, personalized training programs, and more! We are looking for passionate, hard-working people who want to be part of our team and take ownership and pride in what they do. We promise exciting opportunities and growth potential.

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