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Orthodontic Assistant (Entry-level/Exp. Preferred)

Company: Adventure Orthodontics
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

*We are a fast-paced, well-established Orthodontic practice looking for rock star assistants!**Do you love to work independently and with a team all at once?**Do you love to take pride in what you do, while making a difference in people's lives?**The duties of an orthodontic assistant are very different than that of a dental assistant. For example, unlike dental assistants, orthodontic assistants spend more time working individually with a patient than they do actually assisting the orthodontist. Orthodontic assistants are a lot more independent, and are often the main person the patient interacts with during the appointment.**The orthodontic assistant candidate must be able be available to train at full-time hours (M-F, 7:35-5) for the first 90-180 days of employment. The candidate m**ust be able to travel to and from other offices around Southeast Idaho. The candidate m**ust be available to work a floating schedule M-F 7:35 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.**Orthodontic Assistant Responsibilities: ** *Changing out wires and brackets** *Collaborate and assist the Orthodontist with individual patient care** *Entering patient charts** *Placing Brackets** *Giving oral hygiene instructions** *Sterilizing instruments and equipment** *Pouring up and trimming patient molds** *Preparing patients** *Set up instrument trays** *Prepare materials for procedures** *Maintain the preparation of impression material** *Handle technical activities** *Establish and maintain a clean and safe working place per OSHA standard** *Taking impressions** *Taking X-rays and Oral Photos** *Maintain HIPPA regulations**Orthodontic Assistant Qualifications** *Good communication and listening skills** *Finger dexterity** *Good hand to eye coordination** *Attention to detail** *Ability to work independently** *Ability to work with a team** *Reliable and Dependable** *Previous experience is preferred, but not required** *Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred, but not required*Job Type: Full-timePay: From $15.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k) matching* Employee discountSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayLanguage:* Spanish (Preferred)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Required)Willingness to travel:* 25% (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Adventure Orthodontics, Pocatello , Orthodontic Assistant (Entry-level/Exp. Preferred), Other , Pocatello, Idaho

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