EDDA- Dental Assistant $26-30/hr
Westminster, CO Dental Assistant
Job Type
Full-time
Description

 

Mile High Dental and Implant Center, locally owned and operated since 1979, we're the original all-in-one dental and implant center serving Colorado. Each Mile High Dental & Implant Center has onsite dental labs, 3-D CT scanners and a team of dental and implant specialists. We are hiring and adding to our team of experienced and dedicated clinical professionals.  EDDA- Dental Assistant needed to travel between our locations in Westminster, Lakewood, and Englewood and work FT Monday- Friday. We offer state of the art facilities, along with a pleasant working environment, a robust benefits package, and professional development. 


 We will need a full time EDDA who will make the dentist’s office more efficient and pleasant for patients. You’ll ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist’s shoulders. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible. The ideal EDDA will have 3 or more years experience, have knowledge working in Prosthodontics, and or Oral Surgery, and the ability to work in a fast paced office environment.  We are offering a $1,000.00 sign-on-bonus for this position**



Office Hours: 

8am-5pm Monday-Friday


Responsibilities

  • Welcome patients in the dental office
  • Prepare patients for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort
  • Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed
  • Sterilize instruments according to regulations
  • Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry
  • Undertake lab tasks as instructed
  • Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions
  • Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked
  • Schedule post op and follow up appointments
  • Maintain accurate patient records and assist with payment procedures


Requirements


  • Proven experience as dental assistant (3 or more years)
  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
  • Understanding of health & safety regulations
  • Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred
  • Additional certification or training is an asset (e.g. EFDA)