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Dental Assistant-Saturday Only

Employer
Spencer Dental & Braces - a Benevis company
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Closing date
Jul 30, 2024

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Position
Dental Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time
Overview:
Dental Assistant Needed-Saturdays Only
  • Spencer Dental and Braces-Southside Plaza
  • Saturdays Only- 8am-5pm
  • Competitive Pay


Work for a company that is truly making the world a happier place, one smile at a time! At Benevis, we create over a million smiles a year in the communities we serve and believe that every person deserves access to quality, affordable dental care. This mission drives everything we do. With over 3000 employees in offices across the country from clinical to support staff - we are united in our mission to create happy, healthy smiles through providing high quality dental care in a fun, compassionate environment. Are you ready to join us in creating our next million smiles? We have JUST the opportunity for you.

We are actively seeking a Dental Assistant to join our growing team! As a Dental Assistant (DA) you are an integral part of care team in providing support to the office and assisting the professional dental staff with treatment. Support our mission to providing excellent dental care in the community and help us create more smiles and memorable experiences. Join a team that believes in teamwork and truly cares about their patients.
Responsibilities:
  • Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient
  • Guide parents of minors and patients through our processes before treatment
  • Educate patients in oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instructions
  • Prepare patient for examination and treatment
  • Take x-rays and save to patient charts (dependent on location)
  • Responsible for the operational readiness of the hygiene bay and operatory rooms
  • Prepare tray set-ups for dental procedures
  • Mix amalgam, cement, pulp paste and prepare impression materials
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments, equipment, chairs and rooms
  • Assist professional dental staff with treatment:
    • Document patient information, treatment plans, and procedures in patient chart
    • Assist with suctioning, holding retractors and suture cutting during surgical procedures
    • Pour, trim and polish impression casts
    • Fabricate custom impression trays

  • Perform to the highest integrity by adhering to all government regulations, company standards, and company compliance programs
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
Requirements:
  • Graduation from high school or GED
  • X-ray certification in VA or DANB
  • CPR BLS Certification
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus
  • Perform to the highest integrity by adhering to all government regulations, company standards, and company compliance programs
  • Other duties as assigned


We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation

We value teamwork, mutual respect and cooperation. We do not practice unlawful discrimination, including harassment or tolerate it in our workplace. What do we mean by discrimination? We mean that we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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