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Job Id/Status: 232405 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:10/24/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Midfield, AL 35228
Position: Bilingual Dental Assistant * BILINGUAL IN ENGLISH & SPANISH IS REQUIRED, no exceptions Location: xxx B.Y. Williams Sr. Drive, Midfield, AL xxxx8 Job Description OVERALL ACCOUNTABILITY: The Dental Assistant is a vital member of the office team. The work performed must be of the highest quality and efficiency to ensure patients have successful treatment experiences. The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. State regulations vary when it comes to the delivery of treatments. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, TASKS - Taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays) - Assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures - Asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse - Serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment - Helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment - Providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling) - Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling) - Taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth) - Performing office management tasks - Communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, -- answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies) - Helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS - Completion of a Dental Assistant program highly preferred - Completion of an Externship highly preferred - CPR License (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) OTHER REQUIREMENTS: - Working extended hours often required. - MUST BE BILINGUAL IN ENGLISH & SPANISH. No exceptions. COMPANY OVERVIEW: Access Dental Services and STX Healthcare Management Services is on a journey of significant growth, which involves providing business and professional management services to Dentists. The organization is focused on moving from a regional player in the Dental Services Organization (DSO) industry to a National competitor segmented into multiple regions under multiple brands. The company will experience significant growth primarily through acquisitions representing well over xxx dental offices throughout North America. Our regional brands of will represent our mission to provide cost effective quality of care. Job Type: Full-time