Dental Assistant – Full Benefits!

Registered Dental Assistant

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry 

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Assistant

LOCATION: Homewood, IL

SHIFT: Monday- Thursday, Every other Saturday

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Job Description:

Dental assistants are responsible for providing the patient with high quality care by performing a variety of office, laboratory, and patient care duties. This usually entails helping the dentist handle patients, instruments, and supplies during the treatment of the teeth, mouth, and gums. Dental assistants also document patient care and take x-rays.

Responsibilities:

  • Take and document patient dental history and updates, as well as overall health and medication history
  • Assist dentist by handling supplies and instruments as requested
  • Prepare tables and trays for dentist with necessary instruments and supplies
  • Clean and sterilize instruments, and prepare treatment rooms as needed
  • Take, expose, and mount high quality dental radiographs
  • Perform patient charting as instructed by the dentist
  • Welcome patients and get them situated in the appropriate treatment room
  • Assist the doctor with all dental procedures and patient charting
  • Take high quality radiographs
  • Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance
  • Follow all OSHA and BBP (Blood borne Pathogen) federal guidelines
  • Assist hygienist(s) when requested

Job Benefits:

Medical

Dental

Vision

Life

401k

PTO

Paid Holidays

STD

LTD

Critical Illness

Accident Coverage

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Licensed as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or a Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions (RDAEF)
  • Current CPR certification preferred
  • Radiology certification preferred
  • Possess a professional and positive attitude
  • Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control training as required by law

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