Dental Assistant/Dental Hygienist - Markham
|December 03, 2013 - January 03, 2014|
|Location:||Markham, ON (Canada)|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Altima Dental offers you the position of a lifetime! It is more than just another job; it is an opportunity to embark on a dental career with a difference!|
Our location at the Markham-Stouffville Medical Centre in Markham seeks a dynamic individual for a unique position combining dental administration, assisting and hygiene. Youll join a team of professionals in a modern dental clinic, offering a new level of excellence in patient care.
Equitable & Performance-Based Salary Administration
Health & Life Benefits
Bonus and recognition programs
Career advancement opportunities
Altima Dental has the largest network of dental centres in Canada. The company services over 200,000 patients through its 30+ practices and we are growing! Come join a great team!
|Duties:||The Patient Coordinator/Dental Assistant/Dental Hygienist, reports to the Dental Centre Coordinator and is responsible for a variety of reception, dental assisting and hygiene duties. |
Schedules patient appointments to meet daily and weekly practice goals, handles patient finances, maintains patient records and coordinates patient flow.
Assist the doctor, educate patients, communicate effectively with patients, families and other team members.
Maintain equipment, inventory and ensure proper infection control and X-Ray safety.
Promotes a safe, pleasant, and harmonious environment for staff, doctor, and patients.
Performs clinical therapy, health promotion, education, and administration functions within a team framework
Directly contributes to the success and profitability of the office through effective periodontal case management, communication and teamwork
Works with the dentist and other heath professionals to promote optimum oral health for all patients
|Qualifications:||This position is ideal for Dental Assistants/Dental Hygienists wanting to develop business skills and who are seeking a more challenging role. |
High School Diploma
Dental administration experience an asset
1+ years of experience as a Dental Assistant, Level II
1+ years of experience as a Dental Hygienist
Current registration with the CDHO
Current CPR training
Proficiency in computers
Dentrix knowledge would be an asset
Great attitude, commitment and willingness to learn
Outstanding customer service skills
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