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Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Company: Jefferson Dental And Orthodontics
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team at Jefferson Dental and Orthodontics and become a part of our mission to provide exceptional patient care through education and empathy. As a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), you will play a crucial role in delivering top-notch dental services while ensuring our patients have a 5-star experience. If you're passionate about dentistry and patient well-being, we invite you to apply and grow with us.*Position Overview:*As an RDA, you will work under the guidance of our Lead Registered Dental Assistant and Doctor, performing various office functions that contribute to our patients' overall well-being. Your responsibilities will encompass chairside assistance, patient care and education, laboratory tasks, and administrative duties. Additionally, you will receive cross-training to assist with front office tasks, all aimed at maintaining our commitment to a 5-star patient experience.*Core Responsibilities:** Foster a comfortable and welcoming environment for patients throughout their visit.* Gather and record patients' medical history for the dentist's reference.* Perform dental imaging, including x-rays and impressions.* Manage patient records and complete dental charting.* Organize and prepare instruments for dental procedures.* Administer topical anesthetics and assist with various clinical procedures.* Assist the dentist during treatments by handing instruments and materials.* Educate patients on effective dental care practices.* Create temporary crowns and assist with dental preparations.* Adhere to strict infection control protocols to meet industry standards.* Sterilize dental instruments and equipment, ensuring patient safety.* Provide support in various clinic areas as assigned by leadership as needed.* Participate in community outreach activities as needed.*Competencies for Excellence:** Leadership and Influence: Set and communicate goals, enhancing organizational commitment and acknowledging contributions.* Integrity & Credibility: Build trust and respect among patients, colleagues, and leaders through professional conduct.* Initiative and Results Orientation: Establish challenging goals, measure outcomes, and handle crises effectively.* Effective Communication: Understand and tailor communication to others' needs, anticipating and managing its impact.* Concern for Order and Quality: Maintain meticulous records, ensuring accuracy without compromising deadlines.* Teamwork: Foster a friendly and collaborative atmosphere, aiding colleagues.* Self-Management: Exhibit self-confidence, function effectively under pressure, and manage behavior to reduce stress.* Adaptability: Embrace change and support shifting priorities.* Diversity: Adapt and integrate into a diverse work environment and patient population.* Customer Service Excellence: Become a trusted advisor to patients, emphasizing and delivering a 5-star experience.*Job Requirements:** Minimum age of 18 required.* High School Diploma or equivalent required.* Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly preferred.* *Active RDA certification and License required at time of hire.** Minimum 1 year of Dental office experience highly preferred.* Minimum 1 year of patient care or customer service experience highly preferred.* Intermediate to advanced computer skills, including data entry.* Reliable transportation and availability to work clinic hours, including Saturdays.Join our dedicated team at Jefferson Dental and Orthodontics and contribute to our mission of providing exceptional dental care and a 5-star patient experience. If you're ready to make a positive impact on patients' lives and grow professionally, apply today.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $17.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* Weekends as neededExperience:* Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred)Language:* Spanish (Preferred)License/Certification:* X-Ray Certification (Preferred)* Texas RDA license (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Jefferson Dental And Orthodontics, Arlington , Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), Healthcare , Arlington, Texas

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