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Dental Assistant Job in Memphis, TN (232976)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 232976 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:10/30/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Memphis, TN 38104
 
Description
ABOUT CHURCH HEALTH Church Health has served people since xxxx with our clinical services, wellness facility, and outreach programs. Church Health seeks to reclaim the Church’s biblical commitment to care for our bodies and our spirits. ABOUT THE POSITION The dental assistant’s overall purpose is to make patients as comfortable as possible in the dental chair, prepare them for treatment, and obtain dental records. Serves as a chairside assistant to the dentist and assumes responsibility for dental area, supplies, etc. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES o Provides direct patient care and chairside assistance to dentists. o Performs routine lab procedures, pours impressions, makes opposing impressions, and builds bite blocks. Minor denture repairs and other related duties as assigned. o Effectively troubleshoots issues with patients, staff, volunteers and others. o Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies; and placing & expediting orders for supplies. o Sterilizes instruments and prepares trays. Performs prophy polishing procedure. Maintains equipment; oils, cleans and sanitizes dental handpieces. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT High school degree and registration or certification as dental assistant, x-ray. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT Three to four (3-4) years of experience in a similar position. SPECIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Good dental procedures skills. Must be a self-starter. Must excel in a team environment. Strong customer service skills are required. Spanish bilingual is a plus. COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY At Church Health Center, we are committed to diversity, striving to create a staff that reflects the diverse communities with which we work. We seek individuals of all backgrounds to join our team. COMPENSATION This is a full-time position with benefits and a paid-time-off package. Benefits include healthcare, vision, dental and xxxk plan.lease provide a description of the job opening...lease provide a description of the job opening...