Are you looking for a job as a dental assistant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana? Our dentists and the team at Grand Family Dentistry are hiring. This is your chance to increase your experience and expand your skills while helping our dentists provide exceptional patient care.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide support to the office and be responsible for assisting the professional dental staff with treatment
  • Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient
  • Guide patients through the process before treatment
  • Educate patients on oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instructions
  • Prepare patients for examination and treatment
  • Take X-rays and save them to patient charts
  • Be responsible for the operational readiness of the hygiene room and operatory rooms
  • Prepare tray set-ups for dental procedures
  • Mix amalgam, cement and pulp paste and prepare impression materials
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment
  • Clean chairs and rooms
  • Assist professional dental staff with treatment
  • Document patient information, treatment plans and procedures in the patient charts
  • Assist with suctioning, holding retractors and suture cutting during surgical procedures
  • Pour, trim and polish impression casts
  • Fabricate custom temporary crowns and impression trays
  • Be responsible for adhering to all government regulations and company standards

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in local community affairs and events, including presentations, events and any opportunity to promote a positive image of Grand Family Dentistry
  • Assist with monthly inventory counts
  • Assist with other office duties as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from a senior high school or GED equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Personal Characteristics:

  • High focus on customer service and satisfaction
  • Love for working with children
  • Compassionate service for our patients, parents and staff
  • Integrity — always doing the right thing
  • Dependability, reliability and ability to be at work when scheduled
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines
  • Professional manner and appearance at all times
  • Computer skills

Certifications, Licenses & Registrations:

  • X-ray certification
  • Certified dental assistant credentials may be required for specific positions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of office experience in a dentist’s or physician’s office
  • Experience with general dentistry

Physical Demands:
The nature of work requires an ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with patients, their parents and staff. Applicants must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time and have the ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds. They must be able to twist, turn, bend and stoop as well.

Qualities of Our Best Dental Assistants:

  • Consistent optimism and positive attitude
  • Ability to show up on time every day, dressed appropriately and ready to pitch in and do your part to take care of our valued patients
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Ability to anticipate our patients’ needs
  • Belief that helping change someone’s smile is helping change someone’s life

If you are interested in joining our team, call our office at 225-372-7700 to schedule your interview. You can forward your resume to our office at 5422 Jones Creek Rd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana. You can also send it to our office via email using the form below.

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We look forward to helping you achieve your dream smile!