• Licensed Dental Assistant

    Job Locations US-MA-Springfield
    Job ID
    2018-5972
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Full-Time
    Category
    Dental Assistant
  • Overview

     

    BAYSTATE DENTAL IS EXPANDING / COME JOIN OUR TEAM

     

    Come join our dynamic team of dental professionals.  Located in Western MA, we have several locations looking to add to our team.

     

    Do you have dental office experience or customer service training? If you answered yes, then we have a great opportunity for you.

    Consider joining a team whose desire it is to provide the best patient experience and clinical care.

     

    We are looking for a mature, well spoken, dynamic and detail oriented team player. If you are this type of professional then this the job you have been looking for. Dental experience with an outgoing and friendly personality is beneficial.

    Flexibility in your work schedule is a must.

     

    Since 1983, our multi-specialty practice has provided comprehensive family dental care to adults and children over the age of three.

    We are currently looking for a Licensed Dental Assistant to work at our Baystate Dental office located in Northampton, MA. This is a full-time position. The Licensed Dental Assistant we hire must have an x-ray license for the state of MA and formal training from a Dental Assistant program. Recent grads are welcome to apply. 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

    Desired Skills:

    • Must have a current Dental Assistant license for the state of MA
    • Must have an x-ray license for the state of MA
    • Formal training from a Dental Assistant program
    • Recent grads are welcome to apply

     

     

     

    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

    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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