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Dental Assistant Job in Cleveland, OH (234365)

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Job Id/Status: 234365 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:11/13/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Cleveland, OH 44109
 
Description
Dental Assistant II The MetroHealth System We're leading the way to a healthier community. And we need your expertise to get there. You can play an important role with an essential health system that is committed to doing more than making people feel better. The MetroHealth System is restoring the health and well-being of the communities we serve throughout Cuyahoga County, Ohio with individualized, patient-centered care. Our team of 7,xxx strong delivers care at our main campus near downtown Cleveland, and at more than 25 other MetroHealth locations, as well as 40 additional sites through community partnerships. As the site of the county's most experienced Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, we offer one of the only two adult and pediatric burn centers in the state of Ohio. Accommodating a total of more than one million patient visits annually, MetroHealth is an academic medical center for teaching and research and is affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. In addition, it has earned Magnet® status for nursing excellence. Our mission is as follows: "Leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, discovery, teamwork, and research." Here is your opportunity to help us accomplish this objective: DENTAL ASSISTANT II Local Travel to Satellite and Home-Care Facilities Supporting our dentists in the delivery of high-value dental care to patients ranging from children to adults, the professional we select will work at satellite and home-care facilities throughout The MetroHealth System. This individual will contribute to patient safety by providing evidence-based care; providing a safe environment; reporting safety concerns, errors and near-misses; participating in system-improvement initiatives; participating in timeouts for invasive procedures with patients; and complying with all infection-control standards. Additional responsibilities include: * Preparing the work area to receive each patient, including the complete set-up and preparation for scheduled treatments prior to the arrival of the dentist; and maintaining the work area for readiness at all times. * Preparing procedural trays/armamentaria set-ups. * Taking and electronically capturing necessary radiographs (panoramic bite wing and periapical); displaying radiographs; and documenting them in Dentrix after each x-ray per ODH standards. * Receiving, seating, and draping patients. * Using the chart to ascertain the prescribed treatment for each patient. * Anticipating needs in the delivery of prescribed treatments and preparing necessary materials. * Preparing for the doctor a list of appointed patients and prescribed treatments. * Providing post- and pre-operative instructions to patients. What you'll need to succeed: Required Credentials: * One or more of the following: High school diploma or passage of a high school equivalency exam AND graduation from an approved American Dental Association (ADA) certified dental assisting school; OR five or more years of experience as a dental assistant. * Current Ohio dental assistant radiographer license. * Current BLS certification. * Willingness and ability to work according to the job assigned and put in overtime as needed, including days, evenings, weekends, and in home-care service/outpatient dental clinics within The MetroHealth System. * Access to the reliable transportation essential to travelling to all satellite locations or home-care facilities on an as-needed basis Preferred Credentials: * One or more years of experience as a dental assistant. Your skills, ambition and experience can elevate the health and well-being of friends and neighbors. In return for your contributions, we offer the competitive salaries and extensive benefits you would expect of an industry leader. Learn more and apply now at our career page: http://tinyurl.com/yd4uagoq Or forward your resume directly to Michael Hanley: [please sign-in to view contact information] The MetroHealth System is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled