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Dental Assistant

Company: Heights Orthodontics
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Heights Orthodontics, a new and exciting orthodontics office located in Jersey City Heights, offers exemplary, convenient, and cost-efficient orthodontic care in a fun and welcoming environment, through exceptional customer service and community outreach efforts. We are seeking a highly motivated dental assistant with excellent verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills to assist with initial patient consults and regular check-ups.The successful candidate should have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to ensure the safety of patients during dental procedures as well as an ability to demonstrate patience and provide a safe and welcoming environment for patients. The candidate must also be willing to work in a highly fast-paced environment and be available during all open office hours: Monday 9am-5pm Wednesday 9am-6pm Friday 9am-5pm Every other Saturday 9am-2pm Responsibilities include : Maintaining accurate records of patients' oral health histories and treatment progress. Ensuring that all orthodontic instruments and equipment are properly sterilized before each use. Taking intraoral X-rays of patients' mouths. Taking photographs of patients' teeth to aid the Orthodontist in developing treatment plans and to document patient progress. Taking intraoral sans of patients' teeth for the fabrication of customized Invisalign and retainers. Removing and replacing wires, coil springs, and elastic bands and placement of Invisalign attachments. Educating patients on proper oral hygiene practices and braces aftercare. Disinfecting patient areas and sterilizing orthodontic instruments. Participating in office events such as community outreach efforts and continuing education courses.Pay: $18.00 - $23.00 per hour DOEExpected hours: 35 per week Requirements Requirements : High school diploma or GED. Proven experience working as an orthodontic dental assistant. Sound knowledge of various orthodontic procedures and practices. Good manual dexterity. Excellent organizational skills. Effective communication skills. Must speak Spanish.Experience: Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification: X-Ray Certification Coronal Polish Benefits Compensation commensurate with experience. Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision) Retirement Plan (401k) Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.00 - $23.00 per hourWork Location: In person

Keywords: Heights Orthodontics, Jersey City , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Jersey City, New Jersey

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