• Full Time
  • Waco

Website Waco Family Medicine

REPORTS TO: Chief Dental Officer
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of accredited
certification dental assisting course preferred. Current Registered Dental Assistant Certificate as
established by the State of Texas, current CPR certification.
SKILLS: Teaching and communication skills, Strong customer service skills, English/Spanish
fluency preferred
• assists the dentists and hygienists in chair side procedures routinely done in a general dental
• responsible for preparation and setting up of instruments, materials, and equipment necessary
for each procedure
• responsible for exposing and processing dental radiographs
• responsible for the sterilization of instruments, and the cleaning and routine maintenance of
equipment and work areas
• schedules patients, does routine reception work
• accurately records information on patients records
• helps implement the processing of encounters and billing and bookkeeping procedures
• helps to identify related medical and/or social problems, fills out insurance forms
• orders supplies and materials
• maintains inventory of supplies and materials as well as maintaining thorough and accurate
documentation of inventory
• attend conferences and meetings of dental importance as needed
• other duties as assigned by supervisor
• visual and auditory accuracy
• indoor setting
• shift length – 8 hours
• frequent use of computer
• extensive standing and walking
• frequent squatting, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting, climbing
• occasional sitting
• frequent telephone usage
• continuous conversational communication
• continuous repetitive grasping and manipulation of both hands
• occasionally working in confined, noisy areas
• occasionally lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
• occasionally pushing, pulling and positioning patients up to 200 lbs
• occasionally pushing, pulling and positioning (with assistance) patients over 200 lbs
• occasional exposure to electrical, chemical, gaseous and dusty conditions
• occasional exposure to patients with communicable diseases
• infrequent use of personal transportation
• understand/carry out simple/detailed, oral/written instructions
• memorize and retain instructions
• read and interpret detailed specifications
• able to respond quickly and calmly in medical emergencies

To apply for this job please visit wacofamilymedicine.org.