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Dental Assistant Job in Miami, FL 33137
(Job ID: 350819)



Miami, FL 33137



Sep 29, 2021




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri


#350819 ACTIVE


Care Resource Community Health Centers, Inc., is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with four (4) locations located in Midtown Miami, Little Havana, Miami Beach, and Fort Lauderdale. We have been providing comprehensive health and support services for over 30 years in South Florida, to address the full health care needs of our pediatric, adolescent, and adult populations. In addition to those services, we provide comprehensive services to the community such as, Housing, Behavioral Health, Dental Care and more! Our Team is rapidly growing and seeking qualified, highly motivated, talented candidates to join our Health Center. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages. BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES: 401(k) Retirement Program/Company Matching Company Paid Disability Benefits (STD,LTD) Company Paid - Life insurance (Life, ADandD) Dental Insurance (HMO, PPO) Employee assistance program Federal Loan Forgiveness (applicable) Financial Wellness Programs Health Insurance (HMO, PPO) Paid time off incentives Job Details Description The Dental Care Assistant is responsible for assisting the dentist and other dental staff in delivering direct dental care and associated services to patients. Essential Job Responsibilities Administrative Duties Routes patients to the appropriate areas within the agency for services. Checks-in patients for dental visit. Updates patients’ demographic in Health Center’s data systems (i.e. NextGen/Provide Enterprise) Assists patients in completion of medical and dental intake documentation Conducts and documents inventory of equipment and supplies on a monthly basis. Documents maintenance repairs of all dental equipment when presented. Assists in coordinating oral health services. Clinical Duties Prepares patients for dental visit and/or procedures. Assists Dental Clinicians on dental procedures as required. Sterilizes and disinfects instruments and work areas after each procedure. Sets-up and prepares instrument trays / materials prior to procedures. Takes, develops and mounts dental diagnostic x-rays. Records patients’ treatment plan / information on agency’s data system (i.e. NextGen/Provide Enterprise). Records patient’s medical and dental history in agency’s data systems (i.e. NextGen/Provide Enterprise). Takes and records patients’ vital signs at every visit. Assists dentist with patient education including pre and post treatment indications. Assists dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies. Provides patient education on proper oral hygiene care. Makes preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts. Sets-up and stock rooms (i.e. operatoraries, lab and sterilization room) as required. Maintains cleanliness of rooms and equipment following patient examinations and/or procedures. Quality Assurance/Compliance Ensures that medical operations fully comply with Agency and HIPAA requirements. Reviews patient’s records on a monthly basis for quality assurance compliance. Ensures that online trainings are current as required (UltiPro and other trainings). Assists supervisor in the training of new staff (peers). Participates in agency developmental activities as requested. Qualifications Skills Required Team Player Advanced Certifications Advanced Analysis Some Knowledge Behaviors Required Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations Required Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Education Required Associates or better in Other. High School or better. Experience Required 2 years: At least two years experience in the dental field is required. One year of clinical work with HIV-infected persons is preferred. Licenses and Certifications Required BLS CPR OSHA Certification Cert Dental Assistant