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Licensed Dental Assistant

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Massachusetts (MA), Belchertown
Job Reference # or Name 2018-5498
DR Job Category Clinical Personnel
DR Job Type Dental Assistant
DR Job Title Dental Assistant
Job Title Licensed Dental Assistant
Availability Full Time
State Massachusetts (MA)
City Belchertown
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Overview
We are seeking a Licensed Dental Assistant to work at our affiliated practice, Baystate Dental Belchertown, located in Belchertown, MA 01007. This is a full-time position that will require working on Saturday. The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have an x-ray license for the state of MA; Licensed Dental Assistant is required in the state of MA; and either hands on Dental Assistant experience, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program. This position offers 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.
  • 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

  • Must have an x-ray license for the state of MA
  • Must be a License Dental Assistant for the state of MA
  • Must have experience working as a Dental Assistant, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program


Additional benefits for full-time employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental services
  • Life insurance
  • Vision
  • Paid time off
  • 6 paid holidays off
  • 401k to name a few


Baystate Dental is a highly successful affiliated practice of Dental Care Alliance (DCA).

DCA Mission
We improve the practice of dentistry by partnering and supporting our dental professionals, so they can create a lifetime of healthy smiles for their patients.

DCA Vision
To be the trusted partner of choice for the industry's best dental professionals.

DCA Values - USMILE
U nleash Career Potential—of our employees and partners
S ervice Excellence—to our professionals, patients and families
M eaningful Contribution—all can make a difference
I ntegrity First—in all we do
L eadership—in our field and we assume accountability
E xcellence in Action—we are committed to get the job done

Our mission, vision and values are a vital part of our everyday interactions with all employees, and most importantly, with patients and families.

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Dental Care Alliance. Stronger Together.

07/04/2018 10:01
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