Dental AssistantBen Massell Dental ClinicAtlanta, GA 30318
Jewish Family andamp; Career Services of Atlanta (JFandamp;CS) offers best-in-class, person-centered programs and resources to transform lives. Building on our 125-year history, we are here to help individuals and families of all faiths live to their full potential. and our experienced professionals bring integrity and compassion to their work in the fields of aging and older adults, career counseling, dentistry, mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and need-based support services. We serve thousands of individuals annually regardless of age, race, religion, national origin or ability to pay.
Working at JFCS/Ben Massell Dental Clinic
The Ben Massell Dental Clinic is one of several programs under the auspices of JFandamp;CS. The Ben Massell Dental Clinic, a fast-paced state of the art dental facility with over 100 volunteer dentists providing quality dental care to individuals in Metro Atlanta. The clinic has 15 operatories and the absolute latest in dental equipment. The clinic has an opening for a full time dental assistant. We offer a very Competitive Salary and excellent Benefits package. Applicant must be knowledgeable of dental procedures, Restorative, Endo, Prosthetics, Crowns (making temp crowns) Perio, Oral Surgery. Knowledgeable of dental instruments, organization, and safe sterilization practices are required. Along with guides and maintenance records for equipment care. In addition to Professionalism, Good Communication skills, this job also requires Commitment and Integrity, Compassion and Respect, Innovation and Collaboration, and Responsiveness to Diverse needs. This position is perfect for the experienced Dental Assistant in search of work-life balance.
• $17 - $21/ Hour
• Up to 20 days paid time off and holidays
• One Week Paid Winter Holiday Break
• Health, Vision, Dental and 401(k) savings plan
• Paid Parental Leave
Responsible to the dentist on duty. Facilitates an efficient flow of patients.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Facilitating an efficient flow of patients
• Providing chair-side assistance to the dentist when treating patients including:
seating patients, prepare and arrange dental materials and instruments,
assessing health history, giving post-operative instructions and preparing for the next patient.
• Keeping all operatories clean; maintains an adequate stock of
materials for the attending dentist.
• Uses sterile techniques adhere to proper procedures in sterilization and PPE standards.
• Must be knowledgeable and Experienced in the following:
Digital x-rays and be able to take necessary radiographs.
Fixed and removable prosthetic procedures.
Fabricate temporary crowns.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• Graduate of a certified dental assistant school, obtained diploma or certificate.
• Previous work experience as a full time dental assistant, paid assistant may be substituted for formal education on a year to year basis.
COVID-19 VACCINATION MANDATE
Where permitted by applicable law, the applicant must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire to be considered for employment. The booster requirement must be met 30 days after you become eligible, and proof of booster must be provided to Human Resources. JFandamp;CS is an EEO employer and will engage in interactive dialogue regarding any accommodation requested based on medical or religious considerations.