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Dental Assistant -Clifton, NJ

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Dental Assistant -Clifton, NJ

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    MRS Dental

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Ishant Harshwal

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Medical Recruitment Strategies

Schedule: Part-Time 25 - 30 hours weekly.
Dental Assistant and Front Office Coordinator Duties/Responsibilities

  • Greet and prepare patients for treatment in a timely, pleasant, and professional manner.
  • Maintain meticulous records to ensure all provider, insurance, and patient accounts are recorded and posted correctly
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments to maximize the provider schedules
  • Present treatment plans and financial responsibilities effectively to patients
  • Address patient concerns while remaining calm, effective, and even-tempered in high-pressure circumstances
  • Sterilize and prepare instruments for tray setups before dental procedures.
  • Take diagnostic-digital imaging as prescribed by the dentists.
  • Practice within the legal scope of assistant duties with or without certification, depending on state regulations.
  • Maintain meticulous records on patient charts and documents.
  • Setup and break down rooms according to infection control protocols between patients.
  • Communicate patient and equipment needs with co-workers.
  • Other duties as assigned by Practice Leader and/or Dentist.

Dental Assistant and Front Office Coordinator Required Skills/Abilities

  • Dental office and assisting experience required.
  • Adhere to OSHA guidelines, HIPAA Privacy Policy, and clinical operating procedures.
  • Work with and maintain all dental equipment.
  • Facilitate patient comfort, care and satisfaction consistently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to ensure exceptional customer service.
  • Positively contribute to a respectful and collaborative working environment.
  • Facilitate patient comfort, care, and satisfaction in a professional manner.
  • Present to work during scheduled shifts (see office manual for specifics).
  • X-ray License
  • EagleSoft knowledge

Dental Assistant and Front Office Coordinator Education and Experience

  • At least one year of dental assisting and dental office support experience.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Current radiology license, as required by the state (NJ)
  • Other State License/Certification Requirements based on the state you are employed.
  • Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Certification preferred.

Dental Assistant and Front Office Coordinator Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods of standing and bending.
  • Must be able to lift <15 pounds at times.

Benefits for Full-Time Employees* (Change to PART-TIME IF NEEDED)

  • PTO, paid holidays, office closure days
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental allowance
  • 401(k) Eligibility
  • And many more!