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Dental Assistant - Full Time (30-40 hrs/wk)

Company: Mountainlands Community Health Center Inc
Location: Vernal
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Multiple positions availableReports to: Dental Office SupervisorSalary: Starting at $19.53 with certification (salary commensurate with experience/education)Job Summary: Dental Assistants help prepare patients for procedures, prepare exam rooms and equipment, assist dentist during exams and procedures, and maintain infection control protocols. Job Qualifications: High School Diploma or GEDDental Assistant certification with completion of externship hours preferred.Non-certified applicants with less than 1 year of dental assistant experience may be considered.Current Basic Life Support certification and maintenance requiredProof of current immunizations will be requested upon hireExperience in dental office preferred, but newly certified DAs encouraged to applyBilingual (Spanish/English) preferred (Utah County locations)Excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills.Ability to identify, prioritize and complete tasks with limited supervision.Reliable transportation. Limited travel to other sites for cross-coverage is possible (greater than 15 miles).Basic computer skills. Experience with EMR documentation a plus.Essential Duties: Prepare operatory for routine dental procedures.Assist in all routine dental procedures.Document in the EMR. Demonstrate safe radiology practices.Prepare, maintain and sterilize equipment utilizing rigorous infection control regulations.Provide patients with post-procedure care instructions.Clean and re-stock dental rooms.Maintain skills and knowledge through training, required meetings, and supervisor check-ins.Maintain patient confidentiality.Follow MCHC policies, procedures, and standards.Display a professional appearance and demeanor. Note: Not an exhaustive list of all potential dutiesMountainlands Community Health Center's mission is to provide affordable, high quality primary health care to everyone in our community, including those who are uninsured, have low-income, or face other barriers to care. We are looking for compassionate and motivated individuals who want to join our team and help us serve all patients who seek our services. In addition to amazing co-workers we offer competitive wages, outstanding benefits, paid holidays, and an incredible retirement (403B) match. Revised 5/12/23Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.PM20PI31969209-25660-23dae9731f6e

Keywords: Mountainlands Community Health Center Inc, Vernal , Dental Assistant - Full Time (30-40 hrs/wk), Human Resources , Vernal, Utah

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