Dentist Job Opening

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Position: Provider – Dentist

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer and Dental Director

The Dentist is responsible for providing clinical dental services and preventive dental care to patients.

Position Requirements

  • DMD or DDS from an accredited program
  • Active State Dental License – with no restrictions
  • CPR Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, organized
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent proficiency and knowledge of requisite procedural skills
  • Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID-19

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide dental treatments to patients, including routine cleanings, extractions, dental fillings, cavity and tooth decay treatments, teeth whitening, bonding, and applications of dental crowns, and caps.
  • Strong diagnostic skills and be well versed in all phases of general dentistry.
  • Utilize best practices, evidenced based dentistry and ADA standards of care in guiding the clinical practice.
  • Educate patients on the importance of maintaining proper oral health and outlining goals for both medical and dental health considerations.
  • Practice and follow infection control and OSHA regulations.
  • Follow all rules and regulations set by the state, federal and governmental entities
  • Build strong relationships with patients to create connections and influence patient retention.
  • Execute company standards, processes, and procedures to ensure quality of service and a consistent patient experience.
  • Evaluate and treat patients with the highest quality of care
  • Strive to balance the achievement of operational targets while ensuring an exceptional patient experience.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Additional Notes: The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It’s not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Supervisors as deemed appropriate may assign additional functions and requirements. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

Dental Assistant Job Opening

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Position: Dental Assistant

Reports to: Director of Operations

The duties of a dental assistant are performed chairside, in the dental lab, or in the dental front office.

A typical dental assistant should have basic knowledge of the basic body systems and functions, oral anatomy, dental science, dental materials, computer and office applications, and oral radiology. Dental assistant are required to carry RDA or CDA license obtained in the State of Texas.

Patient care responsibilities for Dental Assistants

  • Prepare patients for treatment. Retrieve patient’s’ dental records.
  • Hand dental instruments, materials, and equipment to the dental provider.
  • Use suction or similar devices to help keep patients’ mouths dry and clear.
  • Prepare tray setups for dental procedures.
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment.
  • Prepare materials for making dental impressions and restorations.
  • Offer patients instruction in postoperative steps and general oral healthcare.

With additional X-ray certification: Expose radiographs and process dental X-rays as directed by a dentist.

Laboratory Duties for Dental Assistants

  • Check on inventory including disposables every week
  • Check on sterilization protocols                                                 
  • Check on ultrasonic and autoclave functioning
  • Check on instruments and make sure instruments are properly sterilized and maintained.
  • Maintain log of handpieces sent out for repair
  • Maintain sterilization log and present the log when requested
  • Make temporary crowns.

Duties of Dental assistant

 The duties of a dental assistant are performed chairside, in the dental lab, or in the dental front office.

A typical dental assistant should have basic knowledge of the basic body systems and functions, oral anatomy, dental science, dental materials, computer and office applications, and oral radiology. Dental assistant are required to cany RDA or CDA license obtained in the State of Texas.

Patient care responsibilities for Dental Assistants

  • Prepare patients for treatment Retrieve patient’s’ dental records.
  • Hand dental instruments, materials, and equipment to the dental provider.
  • Use suction or similar devices to help keep patients’ mouths dry and clear. Prepare tray setups for dental procedures.      · Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment
  • Prepare materials for making dental impressions and restorations.
  • Offer patients instruction in postoperative steps and general oral healthcare.
  • With additional X-ray certification: Expose radiographs and process dental X-rays as directed by a dentist

Office Duties for Dental Assistants Include the Following

  • Greet and receive patients.
  • Maintain record such as consents, health histories of patients. Schedule and confirm patients’ appointments.

In addition to above duties dental assistants are expected to perform a variety of assignments and duties that have varied levels of responsibility during a typical day on the job.

DO’s

  • Show up at least 15 minutes before start time Mandatory
  • Check with front desk before bringing the patient to the dental chair
  • Check to see if patient has signed the general consent
  • Do need to check on health history to see if they are current
  • Do make sure that consent for treatment is obtained after the exam, if you are busy let the checkout person know that consent needs to be obtained.
  • Do need to run Texas prescription monitoring before printing prescriptions
  • Do send lab cases on same day if possible

DONT’s

  • Don’t say anything to patient or over promise unless you talk to the dental director or provider
  • Don’t let patient leave without making future appointment with check out desk Don ‘t bring patients to the dental chair if there are other treatment patients
  • Do not add a pop up or comm log entry without talking to the Dental Director. Do not make patient ready without collecting payment
  • Do not make appointments for a patient if they have a balance unless prior balance is paid
  • or patient is willing to pay their past balances.
  • Do not use private email or Gmail or yahoo mail to send patient documents or referrals. Use your crossroads family care email.

DOCUMENT PRESERVATION: Remember patient casts and other lab work need to be preserved for 5 years from date of service and therefore cannot be trashed All of them need to be stored and packed into boxes and old boxes need to be moved to the storage.

Additional Notes: The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It’s not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Supervisors as deemed appropriate may assign additional functions and requirements. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

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