Dental Assistant

Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach
Requisition Number
2021-1131
Job Category
Healthcare
Position Classification
Full Time

Overview

At Light Wave we believe in lighting the way forward with collaborative solutions.  We are passionate about leading through transformation and growth so that everyone thrives, and we have been looking for you.  Join us as we transform the dental industry and become the premier Dental Leadership Organization in the country. 

Responsibilities

The Dental Assistant is responsible for assisting the dentist in clinical and administrative duties, including; prepare patient for procedure or exam, sterilize and disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials and assist during dental procedures.

 

  • Assist the doctor with all dental procedures including but not limited to take directions from doctor, anticipate doctor’s needs, performing patient oral evaluations, take, develop and mount accurate and high-quality X-rays, various laboratory duties including provisional.
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality according to the HIPAA guidelines.  Adhere to safety guidelines/procedures to OSHA and practice standards.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Dental assistant certification where required.
  • X-ray certification.
  • Nitrous oxide certification preferred.
  • Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA, BLS and infection control training as required by law.
  • Experience with relevant dental software.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Benefits Offered:

In return for providing an excellent patient experience, we offer a great benefits package to include health and dental benefits, 401(k), holiday pay and paid time off.

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