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Dental Assistant

Posted: May 29, 2024
Salary:US$17.00 - US$19.24 per hour
Job type: Contract
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Medix is hiring for a Dental Assistant in the St. Louis, MO 63122 area!

Location: St. Louis Missouri 63112

Shift/Schedule: M-F 8:30a-5:00pm

  • Knowledge of procedures for receiving, routing, scheduling and releasing patients.
  • Maintain and order supplies.
  • Knowledge of procedures for tracking and processing digital radiographs.
  • Knowledge of basic dental instruments and materials in manipulating suctioning and retraction apparatus in patient's mouth while assisting dentist.
  • (Utilize the practice of four handed dentistry)
  • Skill and dexterity in placing and manipulating motor driven instruments to perform intraoral prophylaxis procedures.
  • Responsible for registration of patients, updating insurance and other information.
  • Make appointments in coordination with school linked dentist.
  • Collect fees and close out the day.
  • Assists in oral exams, works with special needs families, reviews HIPAA consent forms with patients.
  • Sets up dental equipment, coordinates with school nurses and staff regarding setup and student schedule.
  • Conducts cleanings (prophy) and administer fluoride treatment.
3-5 Must Have Skills/Qualifications
  • 2 years of previous experience is minimum but they don't need any sort of certification or schooling
  • If they have schooling/cert or are new grads, they will take them as well so its either one or the other - either no school and 2 yrs exp, or school and no real world exp
Nice to Have Skills
  • Mission driven, need to have a good idea of the mission and want to work for a company that serves that population