Dentist Associate/Aide

  • Charlotte, NC

Job Description

Flat hierarchies, consulting with a partnership approach and a close-knit family atmosphere have always been essential elements of our corporate culture. We allow all of our consultants plenty of space in which to develop their individual personalities. Interesting projects and one-on-one support play a major role in our company, providing incentives for our employees to dig deeper and to address issues openly. Our motto is: always think one step ahead. What sets us apart and what our clients notice immediately is the curiosity, boldness, sense of responsibility and motivation of our employees.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Position Summary:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Reporting directly to the Managing Clinical Director, this position performs a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties. This position works chair side making patients feel as comfortable as possible, prepare them for treatment, obtain their dental records and instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Responsibilities:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Assist the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Set up and breakdown operatory post treatment.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Take, develop and mount dental radiographs (x-rays).                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Provide patients with instructions for oral care following all dental treatment procedures.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Educate patients on appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Perform various office tasks as necessary.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Minimum Education and Experience:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dental assisting experience preferred, but not required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              High School Diploma or equivalent.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Resume must demonstrate stable employment history.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Our consultants' development opportunities further set us apart. Our International Mobility Program allows our consultants to work in one of our 28 offices worldwide. This helps them to gain valuable experience in working with international teams. This internationality is also apparent in our everyday project business. The following values are what make our work as leading management consultants unique: Customer orientation - We achieve sustainable results, and that is what makes the difference. Quality -We go the extra mile in order to exceed our customers' expectations. Independence - Ethics define our actions and we stand by our values. Integrity - Our appearance is engaging and friendly. Sustainability- We focus on results rather than mere presentation. Teamwork - We work on solutions together and incorporate each participant's individuality within the Arthur D. Little team and with the client. Leadership - We aim to be among the top three in each market segment. Employee concerns -The competence, intelligence and creativity of our employees are the key factors in our success. We therefore fully support each of our employees individually. Pride - We work on the future of our company and we are proud of our origins.