Career Opportunities

  • PERIODONTAL SURGICAL ASSISTANT
    SUMMARY:

    We are a high quality, specialty periodontal dental practice looking for a dental assistant with experience assisting periodontal surgery, dental implant surgery, and/or oral surgery. This position is full time, Monday-Thursday, with occasional Fridays.

    We are looking for a friendly, responsible, energetic, compassionate individual who can function well as part of a team, is detail-oriented, has great communication skills, and dedicated to providing excellent customer service for our patients.

     

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned).  
    • Prepare patient, sterilize and disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials and treatment rooms for delivery of patient care, and assist dentist during dental procedures.
    • Acquire dental diagnostic x-rays, including periapical, bitewing, panoramic, and conebeam volumetric CT (CBVCT).
    • Document dental care services and conversations with patients regarding the delivery of patient care, by charting in patient records.
    • Ensure patient prescriptions are received by the pharmacy prior to the date of surgery
    • Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by the dentist and ensure post-operative phone calls are made to patients in a timely manner
    • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth.
    • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
    • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with established procedures, rules, and regulations.
    • Maintain All OSHA standards, MSDS logs, sharps and hazardous waste removal logs, and other regulatory compliance matters as related to the delivery of patient care.
    • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
    • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
    • Order and monitor dental supplies and equipment inventory.
    • Clean and polish removable appliances.
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    *Duties and assignments may change at the discretion of the supervisor

     

     

    KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR SATISFACTORY JOB PERFORMANCE
      • Min 2 years experience as a dental assistant, with a preference for periodontal surgical experience
      • Fluent in dental terminology and procedures
      • CPR certification
      • Radiation license for CA
      • Completion of 8 hours of infection control
      • Basic computer skills, including use of email and email attachments, Microsoft Word and Excel
      • Comfortable with the use of technology

     

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES DESIRED
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including tact, integrity, confidentiality, diplomacy, and flexibility.
    • Ability to communicate clearly, accurately, and effectively with a broad variety of people via telephone and via email.
    • Professional, polished, business-like demeanor.
    • Ability to recognize patients and recall their names
    • Ability to approach patients in a pleasant, helpful manner.
    • Initiative
    • Organized
    • Self-motivated & able to work independently
    • Attention to detail

     

    BENEFITS
    • Sick Pay
    • Reduced Medical Insurance Premiums
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Quarterly Bonus Programs

    If interested, please send your resume to SoCalPerioimplant@gmail.com.

  • TREATMENT COORDINATOR
    SUMMARY:
    We are looking for an enthusiastic and professional individual to join our team as a dental treatment coordinator. We are a fee-for-service SPECIALTY PERIODONTAL OFFICE and pride ourselves on providing high-quality care for our patients and referring offices, with an emphasis on excellent customer service, always aiming to create a friendly and comfortable atmosphere for our patients. This position requires experience in the dental field, with preference to those with experience in periodontics or oral surgery. Duties would include scheduling new patients, coordinating care with referring dental offices, verifying insurance benefits, reviewing treatment costs and financial policy with patients, scheduling patients for treatment, and maintaining a productive hygiene schedule.
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned)
    • Answer phones, schedule new and existing patients
    • Coordinate care with referring offices
    • Schedule and confirm patient appointments
    • Maintain productive surgical and hygiene schedules
    • Document conversations with patients and referring offices regarding the delivery of patient care, by recording in patient charts.
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    *Duties and assignments may change at the discretion of the supervisor

    KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR SATISFACTORY JOB PERFORMANCE
    • Min 2 years experience in treatment coordination in the dental field, with a preference for periodontal or oral surgery expertise
    • Fluent in dental terminology and procedures
    • CPR certification
    • Basic/advanced computer skills, including use of email and email attachments (PDF, JPEG,DOC,XL)
    • Experience with Dentrix patient management software preferred
    • Comfortable with the use of technology

     

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES DESIRED
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including compassion, professionalism, tact, integrity, confidentiality, and flexibility.
    • Ability to communicate clearly, accurately, and effectively with a broad variety of people via telephone and email.
    • Professional, polished, business-like demeanor.
    • Ability to recognize patients and recall their names
    • Ability to approach patients in a pleasant, helpful, and caring manner.
    • Initiative & ability to work autonomously
    • Organized & detail-oriented
    • Self-motivated & able to work independently
    BENEFITS
    • Sick Pay
    • Reduced Medical Insurance Premiums
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Quarterly Bonus Programs
    If interested, please send your resume to SoCalPerioImplant@gmail.com.