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Dental Assistant Job in Texas City, TX (196835)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 196835 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:12/05/2017
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Texas City, TX 77591
 
Description
*Must Be Bilingual to be considered for this position.* Do you want to be the reason someone smiles today? Would you LOVE to assist our dentists in making someone’s smile perfect? Are you ready for the challenge? Coastal Health & Wellness is seeking a new Dental Assistant/Receptionist! The right candidate will be responsible for working with dentists using specialized equipment and materials to properly treat patients and provide a variety of comprehensive services in the Coastal Health & Wellness ambulatory dental clinics. We can offer you: • Excellent benefits; including an amazing retirement package, medical insurance, rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long term disability, FREE parking and much, much more! • Team Oriented Environment • Hourly Rate: $14.43-14.87 We want you to join our team of professionals and begin a long term career with us! If you meet the criteria listed below, please apply. Required: • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent • Completion of a dental assisting program • 6 months+ of clinical patient treatment experience • 1+ years of employment experience as a dental assistant, preferred • Bilingual Spanish REQUIRED • Experienced in digital radiography techniques • Current RDA licensure from the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners • CPR (must be obtained within 6 months) • Must have a working knowledge of dental terminology, tooth numbering systems, proper infection control techniques, radiology techniques, instrumentation, chairside assisting, oral evacuation systems and dental materials • Computer skills to include, Next Gen QSI software/Electronic dental records/ Microsoft Office, preferred • Ability for spur of the moment transportation without relying on organization vehicles • Customer Service Oriented • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Excellent Computer Skills MS Office • Must be willing and able to work evening and weekend hours if necessary • Must be in compliance with GCHD Immunizations policy Traditional Duties: • Exposes and adjusts contrast on periapical and panoramic x-rays as requested by the provider • Assists provider for all dental procedures • Prepares and disinfects treatment rooms • Prepares patients dental procedures • Sterilizes and maintains dental instruments and equipment • Pour and trim dental casts • Monitors and restock supplies • Takes and records vital signs • Documents charting, medical history and pre denture assessments into EDR under the supervision of the dentist • Properly disposes of biohazard waste • Unpacks and monitors supplies • Sends and receives lab cases • Prepares and sterilizes dental instruments • Properly lubricates and sterilizes dental hand pieces • Fills out malfunction reports for equipment repair and supplies form to supervisor • Carries out monthly maintenance duties on dental equipment • Conducts weekly spore tests • Completes daily, and weekly logs • Prints providers schedule • Prints patient labels • Documents patient transfers and LWOBS (Left without being seen) • Prepares and sends daily dental clinic reports • Answers phones and directs patient calls • Communicates with supervisor and unit receptionist regarding referrals, appointments, and special scheduling circumstances • Notifies supervisor of patient concerns or complaints To apply please visit our website http://www.gchd.org/about-us/career- opportunities and fill out our online application. Applications can be submitted by fax to (xxx) xxx-xxxx, emailed to [please sign-in to view contact information] or in person at xxxx-A, Suite A-xxx, Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX xxxx1. No Phone Calls Please ADA/EEO/DFWP Our Mission: Protecting and Promoting the Optimal Health and Well-Being of Galveston County