Dental Assistant

Dental AssistantAugust 12, 2015

Available Opportunities - By: marlize

Cape Town (Cape Town), Western Cape (South Africa)
R5,000-10,000 Per Month CTC

Permanent skilled level position in the Medical (Dental) industry.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

General dental assisting duties (including, however not limited to)

Chairside assisting

  • Sterilization at the end of the day
  • Oil and sterilize hand pieces
  • Clean suction pipe and spittoon
  • Keep track of stock and Notify the practice manager when stock needs to be ordered
  • Compile treatment estimations
  • Keep surgery tidy and organized
  • Keep track of Lab work
  • Record neat and tidy Accurate notes during consultation
  • Notify the practice manager if a detailed treatment estimation needs to be sent
  • Load treatment; charge and print a statement in a timely manner
  • Proper understanding of treatment codes
  • Proper understanding of treatment procedures
  • Prepare for treatment before patient arrives

Reception duties

  • Answer calls in a friendly manner
  • Assist patients with questions and queries regarding prices and treatment where possible
  • Make appointments with the relevant doctors
  • Take messages – Name; contact number; what the person is calling regarding?
  • Take payments from patients
  • Load new patients when applicable

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • The ability to work alone, efficiently and effectively – Be Proactive
  • Good organization skills
  • Honest, trust-worthy and reliable
  • The ability to motivate yourself
  • Be a “ Team Player”
  • Positive attitude towards practice as well as fellow staff members

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • National Certificate in Dental Assisting or relevant Equivalent qualification
  • OR a minimum of 5 years experience in Dental Assisting

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