Registered Dental Assistant

Interfaith Dental Clinic

Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN

Health Care

Position Description / Responsibilities

Are you looking for a position where you can make a difference in the lives of your patients everyday?  Interfaith Dental, a leading nonprofit in the state, is looking for a RDA with the passion to serve others.   Use your skills and compassion in this innovative environment to help others by providing transformative care in our community.  Our team is friendly, and the environment is fast paced with room to grow.   

Job Description—Registered Dental Assistant

Description: Candidates for the position should have a positive attitude and hard work ethic.  Position requires working in a team environment, attention to detail, multi-tasking, and ability to communicate with patients.  Willingness to travel between the Nashville and Murfreesboro clinical locations.

Position Responsibilities:

·         Sterilization of instruments

·         X-rays (PAN, FMX, I/O, Digital patient pictures, CBCT)

·         4-handed dental assisting

·         Effective patient communication

o   Reviewing finances, treatment plans, scheduling appointments

·         Basic lab skills

·         Proficiency in dental software programs

o   Dentrix Enterprise preferred

·         Seat and dismiss patients

·         Maintain patient comfort in the chair

·         Place retraction cord and fabricate temporaries

·         Timely room-set up and break-down

·         Give and explain OHI to patient effectively

·         Manage and assist in lab case routing

·         Order and stock supplies when indicated

·         Maintain office cleanliness on daily basis

·         Effectively confirm patients and assist with front desk duties when needed

·         Recognize and indicate appropriate patient stories for fundraising events

·         Scan in patient documents and maintain accurate patient chart

·         Fabricate bleaching trays

·         Maintain bur blocks (restorative and endo)

·         Maintain X-ray room

·         Perform opening duties

·         Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Compensation and Benefits: Discussed in interview

Position Requirements

Experience Required:  RDA license, active and in good standing; CPR; 2 years of chairside experience

Application Instructions

All interested candidates should submit a current resume and a cover letter to expressing interest in and fit for the position.

The mission of Interfaith Dental Clinic is to create a healthier community by providing transformational oral health care for those experiencing poverty.

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