Premier Community Healthcare
  • 11-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Dental
  • Brooksville, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits


Dental Assistant


SUMMARY: Assists Dentist with examination and treatment of patients


PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITES:

  • Graduate of an approved school of Dental Assisting.
  • Certificate in Radiological Health and Safety.
  • Certificate in Expanded Duties of Dental Assisting.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Basic understanding of dental/ medical terminology and documentation.
  • Ability to use basic mathematical skills.
  • Able to preform repetitive tasks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists Dentist with all operatory procedures (four-handed dentistry) with knowledge and skills of all instruments.
  • Prepare patient and operatory room for dental encounter.
  • Review medical history, check for medical alerts, take and record vital signs.
  • Record treatment information in patient's electronic chart.
  • Perform topical applications of fluoride and prophylaxis, pit and fissure sealant as well as oral care instructions and /or post operative instructions prescribed by dentist.
  • Expose digital diagnostic x-rays as needed
    • Panarex
    • Bite wings
    • Periapicals
    • Full mouth series
  • Perform OSHA Sterilization Requirements.
    • Sterilize instruments in the autoclave; clean and disinfect operatory room after each patient.
    • Perform spore test in autoclave weekly.
    • Change ultrasonic solution weekly.
    • Change and date red biohazard bags and sharps containers monthly.
  • Prepare any and all support for laboratory procedures
    • Taking impressions.
    • Making temporaries.
    • Remove surgical sutures.
  • Provide Administrative support
    • Triage emergency patient calls and schedule as needed daily.
    • Assist in rescheduling patients for dentist when they are out of the office.
  • Insurance knowledge/ requirements
    • Knowledge of dental procedures requiring pre-authorizations and referrals.
    • Submitting pre-authorizations and referrals on insurance web portals for authorization.
    • Monitor for approval prior to next patient visit.
  • Ensure patient confidentiality and EMR security at all times
    • Maintain patient information within HIPAA
  • Keep other care team members informed when situations occur that disrupts timely patient flow through site.
  • Consistently participates in and actively adheres to patient care expectations to attain clinical goals set forth in the PCHG Health Care Plans and the Quality Improvement / Quality Assurance (QI/QA)

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