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Orthodontic Chair-side Asst.--Sioux Falls

Drake Orthodontics

Job Description:
Responsibilities: To perform all of the duties related to orthodontic assisting, including chair-side, sterilization, patient relations, laboratory, x-rays, patient education, and various miscellaneous cleaning duties. Duties will be expanded as needed.

• Assisting doctor with patients (requires dexterity, strength & control of both hands)
• Working on patients alone (requires dexterity, strength & control of both hands)
• Greeting and escorting patients to and from operatory
• Updating patient charts at each appointment (typing in electronic charts)
• Patient/ parent education (Proposed treatment, home care, hygiene, etc.)
• Lab work (x-rays, pictures, impressions, retainers, study models, etc.)
• Sterilization -preparation of instruments, operating Statim sterilizer, bagging instruments, stocking chairs, etc. (requires lifting, transferring, and reloading cassettes)
• Miscellaneous cleaning of the office as needed (Clinical staff is responsible for most cleaning duties in the treatment area and lab).

-Must have current state license(RDA); CDA a plus.
-Current CPR
-All immunizations must be up to date.
Required Skills:
• Good manual dexterity-(wrist and hand strength and control of both hands)
• Ability to work comfortably with people (children and adults)
• Ability to work independently, gently, and accurately, while being efficient and mindful of the schedule.
• Must be willing to travel to satellite office as needed
• Must have a positive attitude toward job and co-workers
• Must be in good physical condition (some lifting required up to 50 lbs.)
• Must be able and willing to stay after scheduled times if needed because of patient load and/or duties that need to be completed before the next day
• Must be flexible; work schedule is subject to change if doctors need more appointment time available for patients.
Pay Rate: TBA depending on exp
Hours: 28-32 per week
Shifts: Days, Variable
Benefits: Medical,Holidays,Pension/401k,All C.E. paid. Opportunity for monthly bonuses.
Additional Information:
Please send resume to

Coni Ferrie

09/24/19 through 11/15/19

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