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Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Company: Dixon Park Dental Care
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

$10,000 Sign-On Bonus!Dixon Park Dental Care is looking for an experienced Expanded Duties Dental Assistant to join our team!About Dixon Park Dental CareDixon Park Dental Care, like each Heartland Dental supported office, is unique to the community and the patients they serve.

  • Join an eight person team that thrives on collaboration and communication
  • Located near the corner of Dixon Rd and S Blvd St, across from the Imaging Center
  • Great schedule with a four day patient care weekWhy Heartland Dental?Heartland Dental believes that to provide exceptional lifetime care for patients, we must hire and grow team members who will support the business and clinical needs of each supported dental office and foster a strong team building culture. - As a Dental Assistant, you'll work in an environment that encourages learning, team cohesion, and puts patients first.Benefits:
    • Medical, prescription drug and vision insurance
    • Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab -fees
    • Life and disability insurance
    • 401(K) retirement plan
    • 6 paid holidays annually (after 90 days of employment), 2 weeks paid vacation (after one year of employment)
    • Continuing education provided and endless growth opportunitiesMore about the role
      • Greet and welcome patients from the start of their dental journey, as well as sustain patient comfort and provide appropriate education throughout treatment
      • Conduct a thorough review of the patient's health history in order to provide quality care
      • Take and process x-rays and other diagnostic assessments (iTero 3D scanner, digital photography, etc.)
      • Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act
      • Utilize Dentrix for patient scheduling and clinical charting
      • Prepare treatment room with strict adherence to safety protocols and following OSHA & CDC recommendations
      • Manage supply and inventory levels, as well as place and expedite orders as needed
      • Partner with the providers and team to implement Heartland Dental systems and maximize office workflow
        Additional responsibilities of the Expanded Duties Dental Assistant include:
        • Taking and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital -signs
        • Assisting the dentist in managing dental emergencies
        • Improving your clinical skills and acumen through participation in -continuing education and training opportunities offered by Heartland -DentalJob Requirement - Expanded Duties Dental Assistant - EDDA: As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, you must have a positive and outgoing personality, exceptional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, excellent patient care skills and strong organizational skills.Completion of an Expanded Duties program and Indiana Radiology License are required.Experience Needed:
          • Working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology
          • 1+ year of chairside clinical experience
          • Experience working with a dental software, such as Dentrix
          • Coronal polishing certification a plus
          • iTero or digital impression scanner experience a plusSkills Required:
            • Excellent communication skills and patient focused mindset
            • Attention to detail and strong organization skills
            • Ability to facilitate patient flow throughout the officeCOVID-19: The Company and supported offices comply with all local, state and federal regulations. - Employment is contingent upon an individuals continued compliance with regulations and Company policy, including COVID-19 vaccination or testing.

Keywords: Dixon Park Dental Care, Kokomo , Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Other , Kokomo, Indiana

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