DENTAL ASSISTANT - Champaign, IL
Our Champaign, IL dental office is looking for a self-motivated and goal oriented dental assistant to join our team! If you value opportunity for growth, a family friendly environment, work-life balance and building relationships with your team then we would love to speak with you! We are very patient centered and we are looking for a dental assistant who wants to maximize their skills and grow to their best ability in a positive, reinforcing environment!
Keep in mind that we offer great medical, vision, dental, 401k options and continuing education! If you are looking to grow and join a great team that will help you get there please email your resume and we will contact you for an interview!
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following
: • Prevent the spread of infection and disease by maintaining a clean work environment
Job Type: Full-time
The Dental Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of patients. Other functions include sustaining patient comfort, managing supplies, listening to patients’ needs and educating them on dental procedures, working efficiently to maintain doctor’s schedule and adhering to all OSHA and safety policies and procedures. The Dental Assistant will also organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients. The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent organizational skills.
As a Dental Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office, you must have a positive and outgoing personality, exceptional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, excellent patient care skills and strong organizational skills.
Additional requirements for the Dental Assistant include:
Superior working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology
Ability to build rapport with patients
Good manual dexterity
Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs
Ability to travel at minimum one time per quarter for training; potentially out of state
X-ray certification required in the state for which you apply
Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus
Dental assisting school certificate is a plus