• Dental Assistant - Wadas Dental Center - Munster, IN

    Job Locations US-IN-Munster
    Job ID
    2018-4716
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Full-Time
    Category
    Dental Assistant
  • Overview

     

    At Wadas Dental of Munster, you’ll find an abundance of general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and sedation dentistry services for the entire family. 

     

    Wadas Dental first opened in 1928 in East Chicago, Indiana, before expanding to Munster and Crown Point. But from the beginning through today, our practice has proudly provided our community’s families with exceptional dental care experiences. We’ve built our reputation on our professional full-service dentistry, knowledgeable Munster dentists, and remarkable patient care from everyone on our staff. Many of our employees have been with us for years and have watched generations of families grow up right before their eyes. At Wadas Dental of Munster, we treat our patients like part of our family and would love to welcome your family to our trusted dental care practice. If you’re looking for quality dental services for everyone in your family, Wadas Dental of Munster is the solution for all of your dental care needs. Our modern office features a warm, welcoming atmosphere and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Our Munster dentists provide general dental care services for adults and children from the age of five.  In addition to offering our community quality dental care for generations, we’re proud to have earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. We also support many charitable organizations, including Make-A-Wish Foundation and Toys for Tots. Discover why Wadas Dental of Munster is where the community comes first.

     

    We have an immediate need for a Dental Assistant for our affiliated practice, Wadas Dental Center, located in Munster, Indiana 46321. This is a full-time Dental Assistant position. The candidate we hire should have experience placing fillings; fabricating temps; taking impressions; x-ray certified for the state of Indiana, or have a date scheduled to take the test; and preferably Dental Assistant experience. We offer 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 Indiana, or have a testing date set to take the exam
    • Experience placing fillings
    • Experience fabricating temps
    • Experience taking impressions
    • Expanded Duties Dental Assistant training, a plus

     

     

     

    Additional benefits for full-time employees:

     

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

     

     

     

     

     

    Wadas Dental Center of Munster is a highly successful affiliated practice of Dental Care Alliance (DCA).

     

     

    As one of the country’s largest and oldest dental support organizations, DCA supports more than 265 affiliated practices in 13 states, encompassing all facets of general dentistry and all recognized dental specialties. As a result, DCA offers dental professionals groundbreaking career and affiliation opportunities.

     

    Established in 1991 by Dr. Steven R. Matzkin, Dental Care Alliance’s success is the result of our unwavering commitment to improving the wellbeing of patients, dentists, and dental professionals through innovative and proven practice-support solutions. Through years of combined industry expertise, economies of scale and centralized administration, DCA provides affiliated practices with substantial savings in supplies, increased services and effective marketing.

     

     

     

    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

    Unleash Career Potential—of our employees and partners
    Service Excellence—to our professionals, patients and families
    Meaningful Contribution—all can make a difference
    Integrity First—in all we do
    Leadership—in our field and we assume accountability
    Excellence 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. 

     

     

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