Dental Assistant

Job Type

Full-time

Description

Our busy and established family dental practice, South Springs Dental Group, located in the SW Colorado Springs area, near Fort Carson, is currently looking for an experienced Dental Assistant. We are a patient-centric practice led by one of the nicest doctors you will find! She is down-to-earth and treats all of us with the utmost respect. Because of this, we have a very pleasant work environment and love coming in each day! This is a full-time, Monday through Thursday, position - providing long weekends and a great work-life balance!

Our ideal Dental Assistant will be reliable, knowledgeable, and someone who is a master at multitasking. We strive to deliver the highest standard of patient care for each and every patient and are dedicated to doing whatever it takes to achieve this. If we sound like a good long-term fit - please apply today!

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide outstanding customer service with an excellent chairside manner
  • Be conscious of the doctor's schedule and assist with efficient patient flow
  • Assist office and doctor in maintaining patient records and informed consent documents
  • Assist dentist in utilizing proper four-handed dentistry techniques, observing universal precautions
  • Maintain patient comfort before, during, and after dental procedures
  • Chart existing dentistry and current conditions in a computerized dental chart
  • Capture diagnostic digital radiographs as ordered by the dentist
  • Take impressions and assist with lab tasks as needed
  • Maintain dental operatories in an organized and clean fashion, assuring appropriate instruments and supplies are available
  • Sterilize and/or disinfect instruments, handpieces, and ancillary equipment
  • Comply with office policies and procedures
  • Assume the standard of care related to infection control; all OSHA guidelines & safety are upheld at the station they are assigned

Benefits:
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Matching 401K
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • PTO
  • Holiday Pay
  • Bonus program


Requirements

Must-Haves:
  • 1+ years of Dental Assisting experience
  • CPR-BLS
  • Xray Certification

Bonus Skills:
  • Denticon software experience
  • EDDA Certification


Salary Description

$17-$22/hr