Pediatric Dental Assistant, Part-Time

Job Type

Part-time

Description

At Discovery Kids Pediatric Dentistry of Colorado Springs, we specialize in providing children with the best care, and our goal is to make sure they have a great foundation for a lifetime of dental health. We are a pediatric dental practice, working with children from infancy through college, providing a caring, welcoming, and fun environment where they will enjoy every visit! We are seeking a Dental Assistant, with at least 2 years of assisting experience, who can bring positive energy to the office on a daily basis. Our ideal candidate is someone who is comfortable working independently and who truly loves interacting with kids of all ages. We have a fabulous team consisting of hard-working, reliable team players and we hope to find someone like-minded. Our doctor is one of the best in the business. She is kind, caring, and patient - making this a GREAT place to work.

Ideally, we are looking for someone to work 2 to 3 days per week, if you are in need of flexibility, this is the position for you! We are also offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus, so apply today.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Utilize electronic dental records and digital radiography
  • Prepares treatment rooms by stocking, breaking down, setting up, and sterilizing
  • Prepares treatment plans
  • Checking patients in
  • Screening patient forms including health history
  • Assists in dental emergencies that occur in the clinic by preparing the treatment room, and ensuring accessibility of instruments, equipment, and materials during procedures. Anticipates instruments needed by dentists throughout the procedure and ensures timely access of instruments.
  • Actively participates in morning huddles and team meetings
  • Monitors dental supply inventory and communicates needs to supply and equipment manager


Requirements

  • X-ray Certification
  • Graduation from an accredited Dental Assistant certification program
  • 1 or more years as a Dental Assistant
  • Must enjoy working with kids
  • CPR and basic life support (BLS) Certification
  • Great customer service skills
  • Pediatric experience is a plus but NOT required
  • Ortho experience is a plus but not required
  • Denticon experience is a plus


Salary Description

$17-$22/hr