Licensed Dental Assistant

American Dental Partners, Inc. Saint Paul , MN 55102

Posted 2 days ago

Compensation:

  • Starting at $23.50/hour (based on previous experience)

  • $4/hour differential on top of base pay for all hours worked over 36 in one week

  • Overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in one week

Benefits:

  • Cost of continuing education credits covered

  • CPR certification provided

  • Licensing costs covered

  • Scrubs provided

  • All PPE provided

  • Comprehensive benefit program (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Wellness program, Retirement Savings plan, etc.)

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard and infection control procedures in compliance with protocol.

  • Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology, instruments, maintenance, and proper tray setups.

  • Perform all chair side procedures efficiently.

  • Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.

  • Perform all necessary lab procedures.

  • Responsible for stocking treatment areas/carts and dental related facility inventory.

  • Uphold a positive rapport with staff members and patients at all times.

  • Demonstrate safe and cost-effective practices when utilizing supplies and equipment.

  • Assist office in achieving defined goals.

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

As a Licensed Dental Assistant with our practice, you'll be the face of Metro Dentalcare and assist our providers in delivering quality, uncompromising care to patients.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Thrive while working on a team

  • Have a high attention to detail

  • Exemplify great work ethic

  • Act professionally towards colleagues and patients alike

  • Demonstrate efficiency and time management skills in their work

  • Put patient care at the highest priority

Required Experience:

  • Successful completion of a dental assisting educational program

  • A current Minnesota Dental Assistant License is required or in process of obtaining to perform expanded functions to qualify for this position

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation.

  • Ability to perform basic computer functions.

  • Comply with protocols and standards.

  • Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.

  • Support shared vision and values.

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