A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Patient Care/Customer Service - Work with dental providers to provide comprehensive dental care to patients which include chairside assisting, including surgical procedures. - Responsible for patient flow, keeping treatment rooms neat and organized. - Protect and safeguard patient information and confidentiality per HIPAA standards. - Assist with setup, breakdown, maintenance, clean-up, proper sterilization or other preparation of rooms and equipment & instruments daily. - Display excellent customer service and attitude to patients, students, faculty and staff. - Assist with patient management during treatment, minimizing patient discomfort and anxiety. - Render immediate assistance in emergency medical situations. - Responsible for preliminary health screenings prior to treatment, take vitals and prepare the patient for treatment. - Expose and set digital radiographs according to standard procedures or specific instructions, including CBCT.
Clinic Support - Actively work with team members, staff, providers and faculty on training issues and appropriate procedures to be followed. - Work as a team player, either helping or receiving help from other assistants with the objective to expedite patient care. - Process instruments throughout and end of day, while complying with infection control standards and procedures. - Provide guidance with radiographs as needed to providers - Maintain inventory list of items for graduate providers
Other - Maintain clinical supplies as needed. - Perform any other related duties as assigned.
Certificate of completion from an accredited dental assisting program.
High School Diploma or GED.
Certified in CPR and Radiography (X-ray)
A minimum of two years of Dental Assistance experinces; those two years should include experience working with a patient management system; and experience chairside assisting with multiple providers in a busy clinic setting.
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers Knowledge of HIPPA, OSHA standards, and aseptic techniques
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a team setting.Excellent customer service skills. Communicates effectively.
Demonstrates active listening, written, verbal, and information technology skills.
Associates degree in Dental Assisting
RDA or CDA, RDA. is preferred.
Experience in a endontics clinic
Knowledge of the University of Michigan policies and procedures, particularly at the School of Dentistry.
Experience with MiDent computer software and M-Pathways. Experience with CBCT scans. Experience with Excel/Google Sheets.
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