Dental Sterilization Assistant

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Dental Assistant (Kailua-Kona, HI) We are currently looking for a Chairside Dental Assistant at our office located in Kailua-Kona, HI. This is a full-time position M, T, W, Th, F. Our ideal candidate will have dental chairside assistant experience , however, regardless of experience, a 3-month on-the-job training program is included; dental treatment procedures, sterilization and organization of supplies as well as maintain professional etiquette; possess excellent communication skills; and ability to multi-task. Basic clinical knowledge of dentistry We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits and 401k. Chairside dental assistants work with other dental assistants and team members in the dental practice. Assistants work side by side with the dentist to provide chairside care for each patient. You will assist patients in accordance with the training they have received ensuring patients receive the best possible service through care and compassion. Key Responsibilities: Assist dentist(s) during dental treatment procedures. Assist dentist(s) with typical procedures such as taking and developing X-rays, charting, intra oral photos, and assisting with any other clinical procedures up to their legal ability. Assisting with setup, breakdown, maintenance, clean-up, proper sterilization or other preparation of rooms and equipment & instruments daily. Assists clinical team in the dental needs of back office. Maintain office records and supplies for clinical area. Maintain and order clinical supplies & be the liaison between doctor and supply company. Develop clinical staff schedules. Help maintain open communication. Report any issues with clinical or front office staff related to SOP to the doctor or practice administrator so they may be addressed promptly. Keep the dentist(s) and clinical team members informed of appointment changes, overruns and patients in the waiting room. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Medical specialties: Primary Care Schedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Ability to commute/relocate: Kailua-Kona, HI: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Education: High school or equivalent (Required) Work Location: In person

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