Join our Successful Dental Practice as an Extended Duties Dental Assistant, Palmer Dentistry is looking for responsible, determined Dental Assistant to join our dental team. Our Dental Assistants have many responsibilities and handle various tasks, and will be a big part in communicating effectively with our patients. Our dental office is committed to providing comprehensive dental therapy, for adults in a warm caring environment. We work together as a TEAM.
   
Additional benefits:
• Medical Insurance
• Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees
• IRA retirement plan
• Paid holidays off
• Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture
• Vacation

Responsibilities:
Job Description for Dental Assistant:
• Sterilize and lay out dental instruments and get all equipment ready, such as x-ray machines, anesthetics, and impression materials, to prepare treatment rooms for examinations and dental procedures
• Assist dentists during any procedures or examinations by handing off dental instruments and ensure each patient’s mouth is comfortable, dry, and accessible to the dentist
• Perform administrative duties such as greeting patients, setting up appointments for dental visits, and ordering dental supplies.
• Provide postoperative instructions to patients so they are informed about how to care for their teeth and gums after procedures to prevent infection
• Write down treatment information after every visit and ensure patient records include current dental histories

Requirements:
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• A friendly, positive demeanor with patients and supported dental office team members
• Organizational skills, multitasking, interpersonal skills
• Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new programs quickly
• Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of dentistry and dental procedures
• Ability to travel for training, occasionally out of state
• Dental experience a plus

Please email your resume to: smile@drmikepalmer.com