Assigned to the Pediatric Dental Practice, reports directly to the Clinic Director and Clinic Manager. The Front Desk Receptionist/Dental Assistant will be responsible for assisting the pediatric dentist as well as collaborating with the front desk receptionists on daily tasks.
Seats and prepares patients for treatment. Assists with chair-side duties as required.
Maintains infection control, materials, instruments and equipment
Prepares operatories with instruments and supplies. Dismisses patient and disinfect. operatories. Provides post-operative instructions as required
Takes digital radiographs
Maintains an inventory of supplies
Monitors laboratory cases by logging cases leaving and returning to the clinic
Greets, completes registration materials, and verifies insurance information and eligibility prior to the initiation of dental treatment. Schedules dental appointments. Provision of appointment reminders via telephone confirmations.
High School Diploma or equivalent certificate required. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communications skills. Data entry or PC experience. Bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly desired. Candidate must enjoy working with children.
1-2 years of dental assisting experience in a pediatric dental setting preferred
1-2 years of front desk experience in an dental clinic or customer service-oriented setting preferred