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Traveling Dental Assistant

Company: ELITE DENTAL PARTNERS L
Location: Peoria
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

We support and inspire people and communities to smile while living their best life.
We assist dental practices that are facing non-clinical challenges by providing them with industry proven non-clinical business support services. We are looking for professional staff that are able to join a collaborative and motivated team that provides support functions to an affiliated network of dentists.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
If you enjoy traveling and interacting with different dental teams, we want to speak with you! Elite Dental Partners has an amazing opportunity for a Full-time traveling Dental Assistant to join our team.
Assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
Capturing quality dental radiographs (x-rays)
Ensure patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
Flexibility to travel to different dental practices within a specified territory

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
Carryout infection control protocol- preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
Providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, as directed by Doctor
With the direction of the Dentist, educations patients on appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
Taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts
Enthusiastic communication with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies as directed by Office Manager)

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Dental Assistant Certificate where state regulations specify
X-Ray Certification where state regulations specify
Prior Experience with a dental management software - Dentrix preferred

QUALIFICATIONS:
Excellent interpersonal skills
Must be open to new ideas or changes
Ability to work independently or in teams
Proven dedication to provide high quality, comprehensive chairside care
Ability to comply with safety procedures, rules, and regulations in order to maintain a clean and safe working environment
Strong working knowledge of dental terminology, equipment, and practices

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
General office activities as required
Good manual dexterity
Bend or twist their body
Sit/stand for long periods of time.

The above statements are intended to provide a general overview and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements. Additional duties can be assigned as determined. Elite Dental Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We support a diverse workforce.

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Keywords: ELITE DENTAL PARTNERS L, Peoria , Traveling Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Peoria, Illinois

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