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ProSmile Registered Dental Assistant in Robinsville, New Jersey

Department: Operations

Reports To: Dental Practice Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation: $32+/Depending on Experience

Company Overview

ProSmile is the fastest growing dental organization on the East Coast and has the largest network of affiliated multi-specialty dental practices in New Jersey, with an expanding footprint in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Our premier DSO is led by world class dentists who understand what highly skilled dentists and dental professionals need to grow a practice while focusing on delivering the best-in-class clinical care to their patients.  

Position Summary

As a Registered Dental Assistant, you will help support the clinical needs of our patients and doctors. The duties of a Dental Assistant are very important for the functionality of our dental offices. These duties can include patient care, recordkeeping, and appointment scheduling. As a Registered Dental Assistant, you will work under the supervision of dentists and work closely with dental hygienists in their day-to-day activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties include, but are not limited to:  

  • Clearly demonstrate knowledge of dental instruments and assist the dentist in rendering patient care chairside.

  • Maintaining inventory control in the operatories where treatment is rendered by the Provider

  • Adhering to OSHA, HIPAA, and CDC guidelines

  • Deliver world class patient interactions related to scheduling, follow up treatment, post-surgical information and record keeping

  • Be able to perform basic lab procedures such as taking impressions, pour models, and preparing cases for external labs.

  • Remove excess cement from crowns or other restorations and orthodontic appliances;

  • Fabricate and cement temporary crowns and bridges after preparation of tooth (teeth) by a dentist.

  • Placing and removing rubber dam and clamp.

  • This does not include intra-oral occlusal adjustment;

  • Trial size (pre-select) orthodontic bands, wires, stainless steel crowns and temporary crowns intra-orally or on diagnostic models;

  • Place and remove arch wires and ligature wires

  • Remaining items that are within the scope of Registered Dental assistant.

  • Maintaining public area appearance

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

    Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED required

  • Easily able to learn new technologies and systems required and demonstrates a desire to learn

  • Applicable licensing required for the state in which you will work:

    • For NJ - Dental Radiologic Technologist (DRT) license or willing to pursue licensure immediately required.
  • For MD - Dental Radiologic Technologist (DRT) license or willing to pursue licensure immediately required.

  • For PA - Radiation Health and Safety certificate or willing to pursue licensure immediately required

  • Certified Dental Assistant certificate preferred

  • Registered Dental Assistant License preferred

  • 1+ years work experience as a Dental Assistant preferred

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Requires some flexibility in scheduling, such as the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

  • X-ray License required

  • Current NJ Registered Dental Assistant license

  • CPR/BLS certification

    Knowledge and Skills/Expected Competencies

  • Knowledge of dental instruments and patient care.

  • Ability to clearly communicate medical information to professional practitioners and/or the general public

  • Excellent organization, prioritization, follow up, analytical and time management skills with ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.

    Benefits

Our staff work diligently to deliver quality care to our patients. They are the key to fulfilling our mission! Perks of being part of a team who is keen to their individual growth, our staff members can enjoy our unique benefits package including: Full Time
  • We provide above industry standards for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Competitive pay

  • Health & Dental insurance

  • Dental discounts

  • PTO

  • Paid Holidays

  • 401k Retirement

  • Opportunities for growth

  • Continuing education

  • Flexible schedule

  • Training support

  • Fun and collaborative environment

    Physical/Mental Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands and arms to operate general office equipment (PC, telephone, file cabinets, copier, fax machine and printer). The employee may occasionally lift and/or move between 10 and 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee may need to travel to healthcare practices.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

The Company reserves the right to modify the job description based upon its needs and may require the employee to perform functions beyond those mentioned above. Neither this job description nor any other communication creates an employment contract between the Company and the employee.

Equal Employment

Our culture encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence, and leads in provider and patient satisfaction. Prosmile values diversity, inclusion, and equity as matters of fairness and effectiveness. We are committed to hiring and retaining a staff that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, fostering an inclusive working environment where staff of all backgrounds feel welcomed and engaged.

ProSmile is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from individuals underrepresented in the medical sector, including people of color, and persons with non-traditional work and educational experience. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply.

Company Safety

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. ProSmile is committed to proactively creating and maintaining an environment that is safe for our team and patients. Employees are required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including face masks, gloves, gowns, and more as needed and in accordance with CDC standards.

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