Dental Assistant


COMPANY INFO
Company Name: Worthington Pediatric Dentists, Inc
Website/URL: www.worthingtonpediatric.com
Location: Columbus, OH


JOB DETAILS
Education Requirements:
Schedule: Full-Time
Certification Requirements:
Experience Required:
Job Description:

Be part of a 5-star team!

Worthington Pediatric Dentists, Inc is a privately owned, well established pediatric, general, and orthodontics practice in north Columbus. Our mission is to provide premier dental care where everyone is treated like family; with kindness, tenderness, and compassion.

We are looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentist’s office more efficient and pleasant for patients. You’ll ensure excellent patient care and assist with administrative and basic dental tasks. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing patient care while presenting kindness, tenderness, and compassion at all times with patients, guardians, and co-workers.

Responsibilities

Treat all patients with kindness, tenderness, and compassion
Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
Welcome patients and families in the dental office
Prepare patients for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort
Select and set up instruments, equipment and material needed
Sterilize instruments according to regulations
Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry
Undertake lab tasks as instructed
Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions
Keep the dental room clean and well-stocked

Skills

Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods
Ability to work well with pediatric patients of all ages
Understanding of health & safety regulations
Good computer skills
Excellent communication and people skills
High level of comfort in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Attention to detail
Well-organized and reliable
High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred
Ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus
Additional certification or training is an asset (e.g. EFDA)


HOW TO APPLY
Instructions For Applicant:

To apply, email us at [email protected] Feel free to attach your resume and/or provide an introduction detailing your training and/or experience. Thanks!