Practice/Company: Vargo Orthodontics
Location: Rome, GA, USA
Phone: 706.290.0011

The Orthodontist Assistant performs duties such as: prepare the patient for the treatment, assist the orthodontist in performing their treatment to the patient, prepare materials and equipment for treatment and have them ready for the orthodontist’s use, take x-rays and assist in laboratory work. May perform other related work to include, but not limited to, making appointments, answering the phone, ordering supplies and other clinical responsibilities
Specific Responsibilities:
• Greets patients in reception area and escorts patients to the clinic
• Assist in the administration of treatment at the chair side as required or directed
• Promote an atmosphere supportive of good dental and general health by demonstrating good oral hygiene
• Maintain a sterile and neat working environment according to current infection control procedures.
• Review the health history, make chart entries under the direction of the Clinic Coordinator and assure completion of forms and signatures.
• Assume the responsibility associated with any expanded duties that may be delegated by the orthodontist
• Familiarize the patient with the aspects of their visit and provide support and compassion to that patient when it is needed
• Stock supplies and maintain clinical inventory
• Review daily schedule to set up appropriate trays and instruments.

Qualifications, Education, and Experience:
• Dental or Orthodontic assisting experience a plus
• Some college
• A general desire for healthy living as well as a polished, professional appearance
• Willingness to participate in community events such as health fairs, patient events, etc.
• Efficient in time management
• Detail Oriented
• Enjoy new technology
• Want a career in orthodontics

Posted on May 18, 2016