• Dental Assistant - Expanded Function

    Job Locations US-FL-Bradenton
    Job ID
    2018-5424
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Full-Time
    Category
    Dental Assistant
  • Overview

    We are looking to hire a Dental Assistant with Expanded Function for our affiliate office;Manatee Dental of East Bradenton located in Bradenton, FL. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years experience working in a dental office. The Dental Assistant for this position will also have their X-ray and Expanded Function certifications in the state of Florida. Must have excellent patient care customer service skills. We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits! 

    As one of the country's largest dental support organizations, we have more than 230 affiliated dental practices throughout twelve states. Formed in 1991, Dental Care Alliance is a ground-breaking dental support organization created by dentists, and focused on improving the well-being of both patients and dentists.

    If you are looking for a fun and rewarding career, you have come to the right place. We offer employment 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, and opportunities for advancement are just a few reasons why a career with us is an investment in your future; make Dental Care Alliance your employer of choice.

    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

     

    • Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) certification in the state in which you are applying, required
    • X-ray certification in the state for which you apply, required
    • 1-2 years 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

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