Dental Assistant In Training

Location
Overland Park
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
Oct 08, 2020
Closes
Nov 20, 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time

Now is the time to join a fast growing organization. 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!



Responsibilities

  • Learn and perform basic dental assisting functions in accordance with the applicable state's Dental Auxiliaries Table of Permitted Duties under the direct supervision of the licensed dentist
  • Actively participate in the Perfect Patient ExperienceÔ by learning how to keep patients focused on optimal treatment while attending to their individual needs and concerns
  • Learn how to effectively complete proper infection control procedures for both the sterilization and operatory cleaning and disinfection processes to ensure the safety of both patients and team members
  • Complete radiographs and intra-oral pictures at the direction of the dentist only after the DAT has completed all state requirements regarding radiation safety
  • Learn how to prepare for patient care procedures and execute through the process efficiently from preparing the patient, proper procedure tray preparation, providing basic supportive chairside support and ensuring the patient is handed off to the front desk for follow up visit appointment
  • Instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care as directed by the dentist
  • Record patient charting and treatment notes in the digital patient chart as directed by the dentist
  • Support patient care by presenting treatment record, consents and health history to the dentist prior to patient treatment
  • Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal, and other regulations, (e.g., OSHA, WC, Dental Board, HIPAA, ADA, DOL, HR policies and practices)
Qualifications

  • No prior dental experience is required
  • Customer services experience is preferred
Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Continuing Education (CE Units)
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Child care assistance
  • 401K
  • Paid time to volunteer in your local community

Pacific Dental Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.



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