Dental Assistant
Dover, DE Dental Care Team
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Description

WESTSIDE IS LOOKING FOR DENTAL ASSISTANTS!

$5,000 SIGNING BONUS!


JOIN THE TEAM THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!
Westside Family Healthcare is a nonprofit organization that provides high quality primary medical care without regard to ability to pay. The Dental Assistants are responsible for providing hands-on support to Dentists and completing prep work so they can more efficiently care for patients. Their duties include completing intake paperwork and updating patient records, sterilizing, and organizing dental tools and assisting during dental procedures.


WORKING AT WESTSIDE MEANS WORKING IN A PRIMARY CARE MEDICAL HOME.A Primary Care Medical Home is not a special building. It is a way to provide healthcare that puts the patient at the center of health care decision-making. As a community health center, Westside Family Healthcare provides care for everyone who walks through our doors, regardless of ability to pay, immigration or citizenship status, national origin, religion, race, ethnicity, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

OUR MISSION: To improve the health of our communities by providing equal access to quality healthcare, regardless of ability to pay.

OUR BENEFITS: Our benefit package includes medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life and disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan with a match, and supplemental insurances. We offer a generous PTO package and flexibility to provide work/life balance. Westside Family Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity.


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Escort patients to and from rooms.
  2. Ensure proper treatment notes are recorded in the patient’s chart.
  3. Perform clinical procedures as practice act allows and as directed by dentist.
  4. Give patient instruction and demonstrate when necessary.
  5. Monitor patient flow.
  6. Keep dental units ready, stocked, and clean.
  7. Sterilize all instruments and handpieces according to the company’s protocol.
  8. Keep trays, instruments and treatment room drawers organized.
  9. Arrange patient charts and radiographs for the next day’s appointments.


PM22

Requirements

MINIMUM OBJECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High school diploma or GED
  2. Basic life support certification
  3. Current X-ray certification or must achieve within 6 months of date of hire.
  4. Six months of experience using Microsoft Office software
  5. Six months of experience using electronic dental or medical record software
  6. Graduate of accredited dental assisting program or dental assisting experience