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Dental Assistant

Company: Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our growing (one dentist) dental practice in the heart of Fairfield, CT (downtown) is looking for a competent dental assistant who is efficient, friendly, and able to provide a pleasant experience for patients. Dental assistant will ensure excellent patient care and will help the dentist with basic dental care tasks, with some administrative support. Candidate must be organized and able to follow instructions with respect to dental office regulations. The ideal candidate will also make patients feel welcome, heard, and comfortable while visiting our office and will also be open to learning new skills. We treat our patients like family and are looking for a new teammate who will do the same. Our office staff is a great team and we are looking to only get better. Responsibilities Prepare patients for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed Sterilize instruments according to regulations Chairside assist the dentist during procedures and in four handed dentistry Undertake lab tasks as instructed Perform Dexis digital x-rays Provide post-operative care instructions Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked Assist with phone coverage, if needed Skills Proven experience as a dental assistant Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods Good computer skills, the office uses Dentrix and Nexhealth (online appointment booking software) Excellent communication and people skills Well-organized and reliable Previous dental office experience preferred but not required. We are willing and ready to train the right person to join our team! Benefits 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental Insurance Health Insurance Paid time off Schedule Monday - Wednesday, 8 am - 5 pm, Thursday 7 am - 2 pm, Friday 8 am - 12 pm Some flexibility available if needed Compensation Our business is competitive and compensation will be discussed during the interviewing process. Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry, Fairfield , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Fairfield, Connecticut

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