Dental Assistant job Sullivan Missouri
Dental Assistant job Sullivan Missouri
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Dental Assistant Job



Employer Name: SpiderID: 12904992
Location: Sullivan, Missouri Date Posted: 10/1/2022
Wage: Negotiable Category: Healthcare
Job Code: 6959/9614

Job Description:

Compass Health Network is looking for a dental assistant to work in our Union location. The main purpose of the dental assistant is to perform duties that assist the dentist, hygienists and other assistants in the care and treatment of patients. This individual will support the dental team by preparing the treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials while performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. The dental assistant also performs duties in the field of reception, chairside assisting, sterilization, inventory and records. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.



Other Responsibilities of the Dental Assistant:

Outreach



  • Educate/Promote oral health through presentations in local schools, civic organizations, community programs and various other entities

  • Promote and implement the Preventive Services Program (PSP) in local schools


Clinical



  • Review of health history

  • Dental charting

  • Take dental radiographs

  • Perform infection control and sterilization procedures

  • Educate patients about appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)

  • Counsel patients about nutrition and its impact on oral health

  • Assist dentist with the following aspects of dentistry: oral surgery, restorative, prosthodontics, endodontics, and preventive

  • Prepare treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols instructed by dentist

  • perform patient vitals

  • Professional communication amongst team, and patients

  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions

  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results

  • Help patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment




EDUCATION

High School/GED required

WORK EXPERIENCE



  • At least two (2) years dental assisting experience preferred

  • Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, and office management system software required

    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

    BLS certification or ability to obtain required

    Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.



Job Criteria:
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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
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Contact Information:
Contact Name: Compass Health Network Company Type:
Company: Compass Health Network
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