Dental Assistant II - **Up to $500 Sign On Bonus**
Company: Advantage Dental
Posted on: October 12, 2020
Job Description JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant II REPORTS TO:
Practice Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt Welcome to Preventistry®! We are
revolutionizing oral health for everyone by redefining prevention
and care. A more effective health care system requires a revolution
in oral health care and DentaQuest's affiliated practices are
leading the way. The affiliated practices are made up of Advantage
Dental from DentaQuest, Community Dental Care of Kentucky,
Community Dental Care of Texas, DentaQuest Oral Health Center,
Gentech Dentist and Sarrell Dental and Eye Centers. A revolution
requires us to reach beyond the dental chair to reshape the oral
health system. We address full-body health and its relationship
with social and cultural determinates by expanding access to care,
the affordability of care and implementing a greater focus on
timely prevention of dental disease, rather than intervention.
DentaQuest continues to create a strong partnership for optimizing
health system performance by adding an innovative approach to the
delivery of oral health care to its extensive experience as a
leading dental health benefits administrator. The people of
DentaQuest have a common purpose: we work together as one, with
passion, perseverance and focus to achieve a nation where no child
suffers from the pain of tooth decay, where adults keep all their
teeth for their entire lives, where every person has access to
quality dental care. DentaQuest's affiliated care delivery
practices are made up of over 200 providers, over 80 practices
across six states, with more than 700 employees providing care to
over a quarter of a million patients annually. Dedicated to our
mission: To improve the oral health of all. We harness our unique
reach and insights to provide patients with better care, timely
education,greater access, innovative solutions, and transformative
system change. We call this industry leading approach to dentistry
- Preventistry®. JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of a
Dentist in a practice care setting, assists the dentist in
providing dental treatment. Follows and supports the CARE model for
patient experience. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for
regular maintenance of high speed and low speed handpieces.
Collects and records patient health histories. Patient management
during dental procedures, monitors patient when N20 is being used.
Instrument transfer 4 handed dentistry while following sterile/OSHA
procedures. Dental procedure isolation techniques. Prepares dental
materials, cements, composite, impression materials, etc.
Anticipates all of doctor's needs. Ensures operatory is set up and
broken down properly. Conducts maintenance of all equipment;
sterilizers, ultrasonic, flush lines, clean/replace traps. Scans
reception room for patients. Assumes responsibility for the upkeep
of the dental operatory and equipment. Performs routine cleaning
and maintenance of assigned operatory and for assigned equipment.
Maintain a stocked and clean operatory. Assist in updating and
maintaining patient dental records to include Ortho and Perio
charting as directed. Prevention and management of dental medical
emergencies. Inventory control and management. Expose and develop
radiographs while always using good radiation hygiene. Ensures all
instruments are cleaned and sterilized/disinfected to meet OSHA,
CDC, and ADA standards. Ensures Dental treatment room is properly
disinfected. Explain post-operative care. Assist with Front Desk
duties as assigned. Assist with Specialty Doctors. Assist with
training future Dental Assistant I employees. Fabricate 1-4 unit
temporaries. Follow lab case management process. Conduct follow up
calls on extensive treatments and report back to dentist. Attend
and participate in team meetings. Other duties as assigned.
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: High standards for integrity, honesty,
professionalism, and work ethic. Commitment to service excellence.
Ability to work independently while demonstrating excellent
organization and follow through. Demonstrates flexible and
efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of
urgency. Self-motivated, positive, and enthusiastic. Self- starter
with a strong desire to exceed expectations and capable of
supporting a team to achieve successful results. Maintains
confidentiality discretion. Ability to effectively work in
collaboration with others to achieve business objectives. Willing
to grow and be challenged. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma
or GED. Minimum of 2 years experience. Certification in Dental
Assisting preferred or as required by state. Dental Assistant
License as required by state. Current CPR, BLS or PALS required.
Radiology certified as required by state. Maintains Continuing
Education (CE) as required by state. Nitrous certificate preferred
or as required by state. Pit and fissure sealant certificate
preferred or as required by state. Knowledge of insurance and
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