Company: Dental Care Alliance
Posted on: July 14, 2019
Overview We are hiring a full-time Dental Assistant for our
affiliated practice, The Foehr Group, located in Bloomington, IL
61704. The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have either
formal Dental Assistant training, or hands on Dental Assistant
experience. We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits!
Responsibilities Job Description: Supports dental care delivery by
preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials;
passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in
compliance with the dental practice act. Duties: Prepares treatment
room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting,
seating, and draping patient. Provides information to patients and
employees by answering questions and requests. Provides
instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to
treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access;
suctioning; passing instruments. Provides materials by selecting,
mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's
mouth. Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by
fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing
removable appliances. Helps dentist manage dental and medical
emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and
oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory. Educates patients
by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative
instructions. Documents dental care services by charting in patient
records. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by
keeping information confidential. Maintains safe and clean working
environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control
policies and protocols. Conserves dental resources by using
equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending
educational workshops; reviewing professional publications;
establishing personal networks; participating in professional
societies. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related
results as needed. Qualifications Desired Skills: Must have formal
training as a Dental Assistant, or hands on experience Additional
benefits for full-time employees: Medical Dental services Life
insurance Vision Paid time off 6 paid holidays off 401k to name a
few The Foehr Group is a highly successful affiliated practice of
Dental Care Alliance (DCA). As one of the country's largest and
oldest dental support organizations, DCA supports more than 265
affiliated practices in 13 states, encompassing all facets of
general dentistry and all recognized dental specialties. As a
result, DCA offers dental professionals groundbreaking career and
affiliation opportunities. Established in 1991 by Dr. Steven R.
Matzkin, Dental Care Alliance's success is the result of our
unwavering commitment to improving the wellbeing of patients,
dentists, and dental professionals through innovative and proven
practice-support solutions. Through years of combined industry
expertise, economies of scale and centralized administration, DCA
provides affiliated practices with substantial savings in supplies,
increased services and effective marketing.
Keywords: Dental Care Alliance, Bloomington , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Bloomington, Illinois
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