Dental Assistant

Heartland Dental Louisville , KY 40202

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Dental Assistant - DA/General Dental Assistant

Become Part of our Successful Dentistry Team as a Dental Assistant

This position is more than just a job, it's an opportunity to learn and grow with a terrific dental team. We're dedicated to offering proficient, trustworthy dental services and care, and the Dental Assistant position will play a large role in that. If this sounds a like a good fit, we would love to hear from you.

Expected Schedule:

Monday: -

Tuesday: 09:30 - 7:00

Wednesday: 07:30 - 3:30

Thursday: 07:30 - 5:30

Friday: 07:00 - 5:00

Benefits:

We understand that you work hard, which is why each supported location provides an excellent compensation and benefits package. Additionally, Heartland Dental's extensive training and continuing education opportunities are unparalleled and exceed industry norms. Each supported location invests heavily in your professional and personal growth and wants to see you succeed. If your career ambitions include leadership and further advancement, our network of supported locations offer many opportunities to help you meet your goals. Heartland Dental's network of supported locations is expected to double in size within the next five to seven years and new opportunities will be created to support that growth.

Additional benefits:

  • Medical and prescription drug insurance

  • Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees

  • Vision care support

  • Life insurance

  • 401(K) retirement plan

  • 6 paid holidays off

  • Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture

  • Potential for 2 weeks vacation available

Responsibilities

The Dental Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of patients. Other functions include sustaining patient comfort, managing supplies, listening to patients' needs and educating them on dental procedures, working efficiently to maintain doctor's schedule and adhering to all OSHA and safety policies and procedures. The Dental Assistant will also organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients. The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent organizational skills.

Qualifications

Requirements:

As a Dental Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office, you must have a positive and outgoing personality, exceptional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, excellent patient care skills and strong organizational skills.

Additional requirements for the Dental Assistant include:

Superior working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology

Ability to build rapport with patients

Good manual dexterity

Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs

Ability to travel at minimum one time per quarter for training; potentially out of state

X-ray certification required in the state for which you apply

Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus

Education:

Dental assisting school certificate is a plus

We put our people first at Heartland Dental, and that shows in our generous benefits package.

Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time.

We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Dental Implant Coordinator/Surgical Assistant (Job Id 40950)

University Of Louisville

Posted 5 days ago

VIEW JOBS 4/18/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-07-17T00:00 Job ID: 40950 Location: School of Dentistry Minimum Qualifications 2 years of college and four years of related experience with at least three years of dental assisting experience. Dental Assistant Certification, EDDA certification, or equivalent training in implant dentistry is required. Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the educational requirements. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade NE1. Wage Minimum $17.84/hour Preferred Qualifications The ideal candidate will have experience as a Dental Assistant and with an electronic health record database. Nationally certified Dental Assistant, EDDA Certified, and certified Dental Radiology preferred. General knowledge of Oral Hygiene and radiation safety. Position Description The University of Louisville School of Dentistry prepares students for a career in Dentistry. Programs are available at the DMD level in general dentistry and the Masters level in endodontics, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and prosthodontics. Dental Clinic Staff facilitate the interface between student providers and their patients during while delivering care within the clinics. All dental clinic support staff directly support the work of the students as they progress towards completion of their clinical requirements. $1000 sign-on/retention bonus available to those who qualify This position is responsible for the ordering and inventorying of implant parts and materials as well as assisting residents with surgical procedures in the operating room. * Works with faculty, peers and supervisors to deliver customer service oriented and patient centered care within the Grad Oral Surgery Clinic. * Order and inventory implants, implant parts and bone graft material as needed for clinic procedures. * Verify insurance and review benefits with patients. * Review treatment plans and associated payment plans with patients. * Schedule patients for surgery. * Assist residents during surgical procedures. * Support the front desk and the back office as needed. * Maintains HIPPA, OSHA and Infection Control compliance at all times. * Other duties as assigned. Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employment@louisville.edu or 502.852.6258. How To Apply -Staff Positions To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below and then click on the "Apply Now". You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit" button. Detailed instructions are available at louisville.edu/jobs in the "My Career Tools" section. Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM each Monday. NOTE: Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. If you wish to include a cover letter or other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload. Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. For more information, please contact us by email at employment@louisville.edu or by phone 502-852-6258. If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208. University Of Louisville Louisville KY

Dental Assistant

Heartland Dental