Dental Assistant or EFDA

Portland, OR 97213

Posted: 05/14/2019 Industry: Dentistry Job Number: EB-1901963651 Pay Rate: $24.00

Work with Abbott & Associates, Inc., a premier dental staffing agency in the Portland, OR area. We are hiring a Dental Assistant on behalf of our general and emergency dentistry client in Northeast Portland.

Hours and Schedule: Monday and Tuesday and Thursday and Friday (potentially flexible), 7: 15-5pm closed for lunch

Pay: $17-24/hour

Placement Type: Direct hire

Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited dental assisting program
  • Current CPR certification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven dedication to provide high quality, comprehensive dental care
  • Ability to comply with safety procedures, rules, and regulations in order to maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Strong working knowledge of dental terminology, equipment, and practices

Preferred: Expanded Functions license in state of Oregon


Responsibilities
  • Assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
  • Taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)
  • Asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse
  • Serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • Helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
  • providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)
  • Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health;
    (e.G., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
  • Taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth)
  • Performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer
  • Communicating with patients and suppliers (e.G., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)
  • Helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery


Who is Abbott & Associates Professional Placement?

We are a family-owned and operated staffing agency working in the Oregon and SW Washington market since 2002. We are a Woman Business Enterprise and Emerging Small Business certified company, also accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

Abbott & Associates has recently been recognized as a Finalist for the Excellence in Family Business awards by the Austin Family Business program at Oregon State University.

Why you should work with us:

Work with a small, locally-owned staffing agency that takes a personally tailored approach to every match they make. Helping people is our greatest passion and what drives us everyday. With Abbott & Associates you won't just feel like a number, you will feel like family!

Visit our website to learn more about us or simply do a quick google search to read the wonderful things people have said about working with us!
www.Abbott-associates.Com

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