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Orthodontic Assistant

Company: Short Orthodontics
Location: Linwood
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

*Short Orthodontics *is looking for a passionate Orthodontic Assistant to join our well-established, quality practice in Linwood, NJ.*Short Orthodontics* is part of the Corus Orthodontists family. We are a dynamic group of practices across North America who believe in preserving and evolving our specialty of orthodontics, delivering the highest quality results with the best patient experience from start to finish.Our goals include providing exceptional patient care, strengtheningthe patient-doctor relationships, fostering an inclusive culture, and fully supporting our team members.*About the role*The Orthodontic Assistant is a key member of our clinical team, responsible for providing all aspects of clinical patient care in a professional, efficient, and caring manner. The Orthodontic Assistant is involved in a wide range of patient care activities, including assisting the doctor during appointments, sterilization procedures, setting up the operatories, iTero scan and x-rays, and lab work.*What you will be doing - key responsibilities: ** Prepare patients for treatment by welcoming, comforting, and seating,* Build positive relationships with patients, families, and coworkers to ensure the targeted outcome treatment remains on schedule.* Educate patients on oral hygiene.* Enter detailed chart/record notations in the practice management system.* Take x-rays, photos, impressions, and intraoral scans.* Provide patient instruction/education.* Provide reports to parents/guardians.* Assist Orthodontist with consultations and all stages of orthodontic procedures.* Clean/disinfect operatories and sterilize instruments and devices.* Set up trays and prepare brackets for bonding.* Unload and store new supplies.* Perform other tasks as assigned by the Doctor, Clinical Lead, and Practice Manager.*About you: ** You are an excellent communicator who brings enthusiasm and passion to every interaction.* You are pleasant, professional, and courteous, and enjoy being part of a team.* You thrive on the challenge of managing competing priorities and excel at time management.* You care about providing excellent customer service and positive patient experiences.*What you bring - qualifications: ** Orthodontic Assisting experience is preferred, but not required. Willingness to learn and be a team player are most valued.* Good understanding of relevant health and safety regulations.* Proficiency with orthodontic management software systems is preferred but not required.* Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills (verbal and written), with a proven ability to build strong relationships and rapport with patients, parents, doctors, fellow team members and the community.* Keen attention-to-detail and time management skills.* Dependability and a strong work ethic.*What you will benefit from: ** Being part of a collaborative and engaging team that prioritizes employee development.* Partnering with and learning from an experienced network of professionals.* A competitive total rewards package with an employee benefits program and 401K.*How to Apply: *We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we sincerely value your time and your interest in Short Orthodontics. We're looking forward to reading your application. We thank all applicants, though only those selected for an interview will be contacted._Short Orthodontics is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees._#CLINJob Type: Full-timeSalary: $22.00 - $26.00 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Day shift* No weekendsAbility to commute/relocate:* Linwood, NJ 08221: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Dental assisting: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:* Registered Dental Assistant (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Short Orthodontics, Camden , Orthodontic Assistant, Other , Linwood, New Jersey

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