Dental Assistant

Description

Schedule: Full-time Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Starting Pay Rate: $16.00 + Depending on Experience

Benefits: 401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Health savings account, Paid time off, Vision insurance, Tuition Reimbursement

General Description:

Assists dentists in providing quality care by collecting accurate information. Assists dentist with patient treatment. Maintains a clean operating field during procedures and operations. Maintains dental instruments and treatment rooms. Exposes, processes and mounts dental radiographs.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages patient flow. Acts as liaison between patient service representative and dentist
  • Assists dentist with patient treatment
  • Receives patient, examines dental record and prepares patient for treatment
  • Manages emergency situations
  • Maintains a safe environment by practicing sound safety and infection control practices according to policies and procedures
  • Cleans, sterilizes, lubricates, sharpens and makes minor adjustments to dental instruments according to infection control guidelines
  • Ensures that rooms and equipment are clean and sterilized
  • Prepares materials for making impressions and restoring teeth
  • Records data in individual dental record indicating oral cavity condition and treatment accomplished
  • Documents patients visits in accordance with Midtown charting protocols
  • Applies anti carries agents and materials
  • Exposes, processes, and mounts dental radiographs
  • Assists in the training for students and new employees
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

CPR certification, State Radiological Certification required. Dental Assistant training from a certified dental assisting program preferred. 1-year dental assistant experience with excellent customer service skills preferred. May substitute experience for training.

Other Skills:

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and written in English. Spanish speaking preferred. Relates well with others in a team-based environment. Works quickly and accurately under pressure, and has excellent customer service skills. Ability to learn computer skills as required.

Specific details

Organization Midtown Community Health Center
Location(s) Clearfield, UT
Status Full Time
Salary Range $34,000 +
Closing Date 08-30-22
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