Pediatric Dental Assistant

Employer
Pacific Dental Services (PD)
Location
Perris
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 26, 2022

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Position
Dental Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time

Job Details


Desciption

Now is the time to join Crossing Dental Group and Orthodontics. You will have opportunities to learn new skills from our team of experienced professionals. If you're ready to take your career to the next level and gain valuable experience, apply today!


Overview

As a Pediatric Dental Assistant, we recognize the difference your interactions with young patients make in their experience. We know how important you are to patients, your colleagues, and the business — that's why dental assistants receive ongoing technical training, encouragement to grow and succeed, and the kind of balanced lifestyle that leaves you feeling ready to greet each new opportunity with a smile. You'll receive competitive compensation and benefits, including, medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and child care assistance. Plus, once you meet the team and see the level of care they provide to the kids they serve, you'll wonder why you didn't find us sooner!

Responsibilities

  • Perform functions in accordance with the applicable state's Dental Auxiliaries Table of Permitted Duties
  • Attend to the patient and parents individual concerns and expectations
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment; clean each operatory in accordance with the state applicable infection control guidelines
  • Prepare patients for treatment and assist the dentist - complete radiographs and intra-oral pictures of patients in an efficient and timely manner, record patient charting and all of the dentist's notes in the digital patient chart as directed by the dentist
  • Take and understand basic pediatric vital signs
  • Instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care as directed by the dentist
  • Ensure equipment is maintained according to manufacturer's guidelines
  • Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal, and other regulations, (e.g., OSHA, WC, Dental Board, HIPAA, ADA, DOL, HR policies and practices)

Qualifications

  • Equivalent to high school diploma or general education degree (GED), and specified training courses as mandated by state for certification, licensure, or registration
  • Certifications/licenses/registrations as mandated by applicable state (e.g. coronal polish, radiograph exposure, ultrasonic scaling for orthodontic procedures, pit and fissure sealant application, etc)
  • Associate degree or one-year certificate from an accredited college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Child care assistance
  • 401K
  • Paid time to volunteer in your local community
  • Shift premium pay for eligible roles who work weekends

Pacific Dental Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are united in our mission to create healthier and happier team members.



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Company

Pacific Dental Services (PDS), one of the country’s leading dental support organizations, provides a full scope of business and administrative support services to dentists, including marketing, real estate, payroll, human resources, billing and accounting. Founded in 1994, PDS provides business support services for more than 530 dental practices across the United States.

In 2012, PDS was recognized by Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Awards, ranking 4th on Inc.’s list of the “Top Ten Heroes of the American Economy.” PDS also ranked 1st on the Hire Power Awards list in the health industry and 2nd on Inc.’s list of top job creators in the State of California.

With PRIVATE PRACTICE+®, the innovative business model from PDS, clinicians have true autonomy --plus benefit from a support structure that is second to none. Every PDS-supported clinician has the autonomy to lead their team in Clinical Excellence, while the PDS business management team handles the administrative duties. PDS handles the business support services so clinicians can focus on what they love: dentistry.

Company Contact Information:

Pacific Dental Services, Inc.

17000 Red Hill Avenue

Irvine, CA 92614

Email:   

info@pacificdentalservices.com

careers@pacificdentalservices.com

Find Us
Telephone
(860) 440-0635
Location
Job Target
600 Summer Street
5th Floor
Stamford
CT
06901
US

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