Part Time Orthodontic Assistant
We are seeking a skilled and motivated Orthodontic Chairside Assistant to join our team part-time. As an Orthodontic Assistant, you will work closely with our orthodontist to provide exceptional care to our patients. Your primary responsibilities will include assisting with patient care, taking X-rays, and maintaining a clean and organized work environment.
- Assist the orthodontist during patient appointments, including preparing the treatment area, taking impressions, and performing adjustments to braces or other orthodontic appliances.
- Take dental X-rays as directed by the orthodontist.
- Educate patients on proper oral hygiene techniques and care for their orthodontic appliances.
- Maintain accurate patient records and charts.
- Clean and sterilize dental instruments and equipment.
- Stock and organize supplies and maintain a clean and organized work environment.
- Schedule patient appointments and assist with administrative tasks as needed.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Current Certification in Radiology (X-ray certification) preferred.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Detail-oriented with a strong focus on accuracy and patient safety.
- Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA guidelines.
Previous experience is preferred but not required. However, we are also open to training the right person who is a good fit for the role.
If you are passionate about patient care and want to work in a supportive and collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply in person for this exciting opportunity.