Dental Assistant

Dental Care Alliance Glen Burnie , MD 21060

Posted 3 days ago

Overview

$1,000 SIGN ON BONUS

Main Street Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics is looking for a full-time Dental Assistant for our office located in Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061. The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have at least 1 year of hands on Dental Assistant experience and must be x-ray certified in the state of Maryland. Must be a team player with a compassionate attitude; self motivated and have the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits and the candidate we hire will receive a sign on bonus!

Joining our team will provide you with opportunities that promote professional, personal, and financial growth. We work extremely hard to provide our employees with continuous professional development and a supportive work environment. Competitive wages, great benefits for full-time employees, and opportunities for advancement are just a few reasons why a career with us is an investment in your future.

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.

  • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies, pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.

  • 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

  • X-ray certified in the state of Maryland
  • 1 year of experience working as a Dental Assistant

Additional benefits for full-time employees:

  • Medical

  • Dental services

  • Life insurance

  • Vision

  • Paid time off

  • 6 paid holidays off

  • 401k to name a few

Dental Care Alliance. Stronger Together.

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