Spear is one of the most respected providers of continuing education and support to dentists and their teams, helping them pursue and achieve great dentistry. Spear leads the way with an exceptional curriculum, inspired faculty and on-demand learning.
Our growing organization is driven by our collective desire to provide the finest continuing education experience and product offerings that directly address the clinical and business challenges that many dentist face today. Our aim is to ensure that our clients have the best resources available as they accelerate their educational and professional development.
Our Story is Simple.
At Spear Education, we believe that every member of our team is essential to our success â€” and therefore, to yours. We don't just share a workplace. We all share the challenges, hard work and triumphs that make Spear a world leader in providing education and resources to help dentists and their teams reach their goals. We are a growing organization driven by our collective desire to provide the finest continuing education experience to dental professionals throughout the world. We want to ensure that our clients have the best tools available as they accelerate their educational and professional development. We pride ourselves on fostering a unique working environment that is professional, but also supportive, enriching and challenging. We have great leadership and great employees. We work hard, but we also know the importance of having fun. And we believe that to truly enjoy your job and love what you do, you must be in a mutually respective environment and be recognized and rewarded for your contributions. That's what we're all about. If you are energetic, creative, passionate about what you do, and want to build a solid career with a dynamic company, we'd like to meet you.
Spear has an exciting opportunity for a Dental Assistant in our Scottsdale, Arizona office! This position will be setting up and breaking down courses at our facility for a private practice (as needed) with the following essential duties:
Preparation of patients
Office and laboratory duties
Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements such as:
-Following manufacturer's instructions
-Calling for repairs
-Maintaining equipment inventories
-Evaluating new equipment and techniques
Additional Responsibilities Include:
-Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies.
-Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area
-Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies including CBCT/Pano and PAâ€™s; as well as pouring, trimming, mounting and polishing study casts.
-Assist the resident and visiting faculty during courses to ensure that all of the participants needs are being met
-Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
-Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
-Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
-Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
-Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
-Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
-Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
-Conserves dental resources for courses by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
-Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
-Requires the ability to multitask
You MUST have:
Dental Assisting license (AZ)
Knowledge of basic procedures & materials
Experience with Cerec a plus
Interested applicants can submit their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
or directly to the job posting at smrtr.io/X0bAzg
All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
This is mostly a sedentary position, where normal bending, stopping, and lifting are required. Ability to interpret written text, prepare written documents, communicate via telephone and use of variety of computer based business applications. This is an office type environment with normal noise levels and comfortable temperatures.