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Orthodontic Assistant

Columbia, South Carolina
Job Type
19 May 2023
$500 Sign On BONUS

Southern Dental Alliance is looking for a Orthodontic Assistant to join our team!

As a Orthodontic Assistant, you will ensure the Orthodontists are set up for success prior to interfacing with patients and during patient procedures. The OA clearly communicates to Orthodontist- the patients' needs/request and other education, procedures, diagnosis and treatment related matters prior to treatment. The OA performs a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties, in addition to performing work chair-side as Orthodontist examines and treat patients and works proactively to ensure clinical/hygiene needs are met. The OA is responsible for sterilizing and disinfecting instruments and equipment, preparing trays of instruments for orthodontic procedures, and instructing patients on postoperative and general oral health care.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

High school diploma or GED.
Must be detail oriented and organized
Must possess excellent customer service skills and work well under pressure
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and desk top publishing
Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently as well as with a team
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
Must pass criminal background check

Preferred Education and Experience

1-year experience as an Orthodontic or Dental Assistant.
Bilingual (Spanish & English)
Certified Orthodontic Assistant.
Use of dental/medical technology.
Ability to connect with patients.
Driven and works with a sense of urgency.
Has the ability to multi-task.
Professional, courteous and approachable demeanor.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

Current CPR certification.
Employee must submit to a post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check.?
Employee may be required to submit to an annual Tuberculosis (TB) and Rubella screening.

We Offer

Competitive Pay and Bonus Potential
Medical, Vision and Dental coverage offered
Accident Coverage & Hospital Indemnity Coverage
Paid Holidays and Vacation Time
401k, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability
ID theft protection
Pet Insurance
Employee Discounts

VSM Management, LLC dba Southern Dental Alliance and all relevant Affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.
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  • Job Reference: 1010175352-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Southern Dental Alliance
  • Location: Columbia, South Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent