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May 19th

Dental Assistant

Olympia, WA 181419 $22-$28/hour Permanent

Benefits include medical insurance available after 90 days probation period, in office dental for employee and discount for immediate family members, holiday pay, 1 week vacation after one-year, additional vacation time added after 2 years.

Ideally seeking an experienced dental assistant that is comfortable in a leadership position and able to direct the flow of the schedule.  Job duties include operatory set up, with all necessary instruments and materials. Welcome & seat patients; update and review health history, medications, and prior chart notes, prepare patient for procedures. Verify and ensure diagnostic x-rays are captured.  Assist the doctor chairside for all procedures. Must be very capable of making quality temporary crowns & impressions for nightguards and retainers.  Accurately prepare impressions to be sent to the lab.  Thoroughly sterilize operatories and prepare instruments for sterilization after each appointment.  Maintain inventory and place orders as necessary.

Software used is Dentrix Ascend / Dexis Digital X-rays. Current number of employees is 4 with the longest tenured employee at 8 years

Position available due to lead assistant retiring in Nov.

Dental Connections is a dental employment agency offering temporary and permanent placement services for dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, and business staff. We are more than just a temp agency because all of the dental professionals we represent are screened with a personal interview. Half our business is dedicated to permanent placement. Our service area is all of Western Washington, with most jobs in the following cities: Everett, Lynnwood, Seattle, Bothell, Kirkland, Redmond, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Renton, Kent, Federal Way, Auburn, Puyallup, Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Bremerton, Olympia, and Centralia.