I’ve said it before, I love to develop systems and there are numerous systems that need to be in place in a successful Dental practice. Systems are simply a method of communication regarding how the office operates
Do you ever wonder how nice it would be to work just when you want to work and chose your time off without anyone questioning you? Well, have you ever considered working as a Temporary Dental Professional?
This is your chosen profession; why not work to find that forever job where you can become part of an awesome Dental Practice Family. You know, where everyone works together for the good of the Practice. A Dental Practice Family where you’re getting the coaching you need to become an integral part of the Dental Practice Team.
Are you working in an office that needs better systems? Do you employ one of the Dental Assistants resisting change? Go to DentalStaffing.org, post your Dental Practice profile and create an ad to find the Dental Assistant who can develop sound, organized, repeatable Dental Practice systems to save you time and money, and make the Dental Team’s workday more enjoyable!
It’s the rare office I enter that has a complete (let alone up to date) office manual. I cannot stress enough how important that dental practices have a concise “how we do things here” manual including clear dental job descriptions.
Having the right team members in your office is undoubtedly one of the most crucial pieces to a successful dental practice. Without the right staff, dental offices will experience problems with patient retention, employee turnover, and monthly production numbers.
Certainly, there are many tasks an uncertified Dental Assistant cannot perform, however, there are many tasks they can perform that can take the burden off the Dental Assistant who is certified.
According to J. P. Graskemper, DDS, JD, there are two main reasons patients sue dental professionals:
(1) The patient claims they have been harmed either through treatment or non-treatment.
(2) The patient wants money.
It doesn’t really matter if you’re an entry level Dental Assistant, Hygienist, Office Manager, the Associate Dentist or the Owner Dentist; a day spent treating Dental Patients is just plain arduous work.
If you’ve been working in a dental practice before this, then you already have a head start on your fellow new graduates. But if you haven’t, these tips may help you land that dental position.