A Kidz Dental has opportunities for Pediatric Dentists, Front Desk Administrations, Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Hygienists and Sterilization Technicians.

A Kidz Dental, a fresh and exciting approach to dentistry, is located in both Hood River and The Dalles. A Kidz Dental is one of the fastest growing multi-specialty dental practices in Hood River. Our team is high energy, and compassionate, and loves to make your children feel at ease when coming to the dentist  Send us your resume and apply today!

Our dental practice has 2 convenient locations.
Please take a look at the job descriptions below and submit your resume to apply!

 

Dental Assistant EFDA/EFODA/REFDA Dental Assistant

The Dental Assistant provides not only advanced technical assistance, but also provides a reassuring and pleasing experience for the patient. Chair side assistance to the Doctor includes preparation of treatment rooms, instruments and tray setups for dental procedures, technical assistance during examinations and treatments, and other services requested by the Doctor. This position is responsible for a wide range of tasks in the dental office, ranging from patient care to administrative duties to laboratory functions. Proficiency and a positive attitude are cornerstones of this position.

Qualifications

  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification

  • State RDA license

  •  Dental Assistant experience

  • Proficient computer and typing skills and software knowledge

  • Working knowledge of Dentrix

Essential Functions

  • Prepare treatment rooms, instruments and tray setups for dental procedures

  • Sterilize dental instruments and equipment for each patient

  • Greet and prepares patients for treatment

  • Expose and mount dental diagnostic x-rays

  • Record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient

  • Make preliminary impressions

  • Assist the doctor during examinations and treatment procedures

  • Use suction and swabs to keep patients' mouths clear and dry during procedures

  • Apply topical anesthetic & desensitizing agents, as directed by provider

  • Records treatment information in patient records

  • Train patients in techniques of oral hygiene & prevention of oral disease

  • Make patients feel comfortable before, during, and after dental treatment

  • Polish the coronal surfaces of teeth with a brush or rubber cup as part of oral prophylaxis to remove stains if a licensed dentist or dental hygienist has determined the teeth are free of calculus

  • Place temporary restorative material

  • Place and remove matrix retainers for alloy and composite restorations

  • Polish composite surfaces with a slow speed hand-piece

  • Other duties as required

Associate Pediatric Dentist

The Associate Dentist provides dental care that includes diagnosis and treatment of oral diseases, development of treatment plans, education to patients on oral health and needs, and general dentistry services such as fillings, crowns, and other restorative services. This position puts patients at ease while practicing and performing excellent dental care techniques.

Qualifications

  • Degree from an accredited U.S. Dental School

  • Board certified

  • 1 – 2 years of experience

  • Excellent chair-side manners and strong clinical skills.

Essential Functions

  • Diagnose and assess oral health conditions

  • Examine patients, obtain medical history and develop treatment plan

  • Monitor patient progress and maintain treatment records

  • Provide instruction as needed to patients

  • Prescribe medications appropriately

  • Address clinical issues promptly and accurately

  • Analyze and evaluate x-rays

  • Provide treatment for fillings, broken teeth, replacement of teeth, root canals, extractions and other treatments as necessary

  • Provide accurate models and measurements

  • Prescribe, administer and dispense fluoride, fluoride varnish, antimicrobial solutions or resorbable antimicrobial agents

  • Presenting treatment to patients

  • Ensure compliance with OSHA and dental board procedures

  • Other duties as required

Front Office Assistant/Financial Coordinator/Scheduling Coordinator 

Front Office Assistant creates the first impression and a lasting impression for each patient, whether in person or on the phone. This role greets patients, schedules appointments, answers phones, manages administrative records and financial records such as insurance billing and payments. Additionally, this position is responsible for the coordination for office routines and procedures as well as reminder calls about scheduled appointments, follow ups, or cleanings. The Front Office Assistant keeps the office organized and running smoothly and exhibits a positive countenance to every patient experience.

The Schedule Coordinator  is responsible for greeting patients and their families, scheduling appointments, and implements scheduling systems in order to meet practice production goals. Manages the schedule for practice efficiency and follows established scheduling policies. Maintains continuous communication with families, medical staff when scheduling operative treatment under general anesthesia. The Schedule Coordinator is responsible for verification of insurance and eligibility. Must be able to handle interruptions and complex situations with a positive attitude. Demonstrates exceptional interpersonal skills with patients and their families, on the telephone and in person. Maintains high level of professionalism. Complies with patient privacy  law and regulations.

The Financial Coordinator is responsible carrying out the financial systems set by the Company and helping patients with financial options that will ensure patients are treated. Helps patients understand what their insurance company will cover. Oversees all financial agreements and acts as the liaison between the practice and insurance companies. Monitors Accounts Receivable and keeps the percentage of outstanding accounts under goal set by the administrator. Maintains the up-most level of professionalism when communicating with patients regarding financial accounts

 

Qualifications

  • Front Office Dental experience

  • Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs to include Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience with Dentrix.

Essential Functions

  • Develops and maintains doctor/hygienist schedule to meet practice goals.

  • Responsible for answering incoming calls to include, new patient calls, emergencies, scheduling patient appointments, requesting records, and follow up.

  • Greet and check patients in and out for and after treatment.

  • Educate and consult patients discussing treatment needs and presenting treatment plans.

  • Document patient dental treatments and financial transactions, to include signing of financial arrangements, prepayments for large cases, financing, and charges collection.

  • Make pre-treatment financial arrangements with patients.

  • Responsible for billing dental insurance, posting payments, and claim estimations.

  • Balance income and charges daily and prepare deposits.

  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable to include, sending of billing statements, aging reports, and collections.

  • Follows office procedures for patient referrals.

  • General office duties and other duties as required.

 

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