Registered Dental Assistant (RDA - Approx. 32-35 hrs./wk.)

Nurture Family Dental - Brighton, MI

Full-time

Are you sincere and caring? Would you like working hard in a positive, enjoyable atmosphere where you can feel proud of the work you do and be recognized for your efforts? We have a wonderful, growing patient population, an enthusiastic team, and a sincere dentist dedicated to quality care. We’d love to have you join us Monday through Friday (approx. 32-35 hrs./week). Previous dental experience is required, prior experience with Eaglesoft and digital x-rays is ideal.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Coordinates patient treatment; Enters recommended treatment into the computerized system.
  • Sets up treatment rooms for dental patients.
  • Documents patient communication in their charts.
  • Encourages patient referrals.
  • Collects and records patient health histories.
  • Assist with a number of dental procedures.
  • Preparation of materials needed to make dental impressions
  • Dental charting
  • Dental x-rays
  • Dental photos and scans
  • Impressions and bite registrations
  • Delivers patient personal oral care instructions.
  • Answers patient questions and concerns regarding recommended treatment.
  • Performs a variety of lab procedures including pouring impressions, trimming of models, fabricating of mouth guards, temporary crowns, and custom impression trays; prepares casting models and dies; Checks on lab work and checks on overdue lab cases.
  • Stocks the treatment room with the necessary supplies needed.
  • Serves as the intermediary between patients, the dentist, the hygienists, other dental assistants and the front desk staff. Answers questions and updates the staff about changes in the schedule.
  • Ensures the office, lab and treatment rooms are clean and neat and reflects a professional environment.
  • Orders supplies and equipment; restocks supplies as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures
  • Ability to accurately utilize electronic dental record and practice management software
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Check us out online at www.nurturefamilydental.com. Preferred candidates will be contacted. Compensation commensurate with experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Dental Assisting: 1 year (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off