Pediatric Dental Assistant

Job Type

Full-time

Description

Are you a Dental Assistant who loves working with kids? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced office, and building relationships? Discovery Kids Pediatric Dentistry, located in Colorado Springs is searching for a full-time Pediatric Dental Assistant. We are looking for a Dental Assistant with a caring and can-do attitude who is willing to go above and beyond in their interactions with patients, patient families, and staff members.

All kids deserve a healthy, beautiful smile that they love to show off! 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 and providing a caring, welcoming and fun environment where they will enjoy every visit!

We are offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus - apply today!

Office Hours:
  • Monday-Thursday 8a-5 pm
  • Friday- 8a-1pm

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 to instruments.
  • Actively participates in morning huddles and team meetings
  • Monitors dental supply inventory and communicates needs to supply and equipment manager

Benefits offered:
  • 401k (matching)
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • PTO
  • Holiday Pay
  • Professional Development
  • Bonus Plan


Requirements

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


Salary Description

$17.00-$22.00/hr