• Dental Assistant

    Job Locations US-FL-Dunedin
    Requisition ID
    2019-34971
    Category
    Dental Assistant
  • Overview

    Our office is seeking a friendly Expanded Duties Dental Assistant to support the clinical treatment care of our patients. This position will play a large role in the provision of effective and trustworthy dental services, sustain patient comfort, soothe upset patients, listen to their needs and educate them on dental procedures. You will also manage clinical supplies, work efficiently to maintain the supported dentist’s schedule and adhere to all OSHA and company safety policies. As an Expanded Function Dental Assistant, you will organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop X-rays and provide comprehensive post-operative dental procedures to patients. Additional responsibilities include:

    • Taking and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital signs
    • Assisting the dentist in managing dental emergencies
    • Improving your clinical skills and acumen through participation in continuing education and training opportunities offered
    • Full-Time Schedule Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

    Benefits:

    • Medical and prescription drug insurance
    • Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees
    • Vision care support
    • Life insurance
    • 401(K) retirement plan
    • 6 paid holidays off
    • 2 weeks vacation available

    Qualifications

    Job Requirement:

     

    As an Expanded Function Dental Assistant, 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 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
    • Dental assisting school certificate
    • Previous work experience in a dental practice is preferred

    Heartland Dental provides all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.

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