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Dental Assistant

Brad Freedman & Associates Alexandria Full-Time
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Brad Freedman & Associates is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join our practice! Our office is located in Alexandria off Little River Turnpike near Braddock Road - accessible to I-395 for an easy commute via car.

Our modern office features state-of-the-art technology including digital x-rays, intraoral cameras, dental lasers, and CADCAM Cerac. Our award-winning team of doctors, hygienists, and support staff offer our patients comprehensive care under one roof. We are seeking an experienced, dependable, patient-care focused candidate to join our seasoned, long-term staff.

Candidate must have dental experience, valid x-ray license/certification for the state of Virginia, be proficient in assisting four-handed dentistry, and able to support the dental care delivery by preparing treatment rooms, patients, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance. Ideal candidate would also be well versed in Invisalign and Sleep Apnea.

Job Description:

Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.

Duties:

·         Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.

·         Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.

·         Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.

·         Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.

·         Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth.

·         Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.

·         Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.

·         Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.

·         Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.

·         Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

·         Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

·         Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

·         Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

·         Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

·         Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Desired Skills:

  • Must have an x-ray license/certificate for the state of Virginia 
  • Must have experience working as a Dental Assistant, prefer 3+ years
  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant license, preferred 

 

Additional benefits for full-time employees:

·         Medical

·         Dental services

·         Life insurance

·         Vision

·         Paid time off

·         6 paid holidays off

·         401k to name a few

 

Skills required

Prescription
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Setting Appointments
Blood Pressure
Patient Services
Diagnostic Procedures
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Job ID: 2019-7312

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