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Dental Assistant I

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE Main purpose is to perform duties that assist the dentist, hygienists and other assistants in the care and treatment of patients. Supports dental team by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials while performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Performs duties in the field of reception, chairside assisting, sterilization, inventory and records. Please note that this position is located in a pediatric dental clinic and will work primarily with youth clients ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS JOB SPECIFIC - Outreach - Educate/Promote oral health through presentations in local schools, civic organizations, community programs and various other entities - Promote and implement the Preventive Services Program (PSP) in local schools Clinical - Review of health history - Dental charting - Take dental radiographs - Perform infection control and sterilization procedures - Educate patients about appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling) - Counsel patients about nutrition and its impact on oral health - Assist dentist with the following aspects of dentistry: oral surgery, restorative, prosthodontics, endodontics, and preventive - Prepare treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols instructed by dentist - perform patient vitals - Professional communication amongst team, and patients - Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions - Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results - Help patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment - Other duties as assigned ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES COMPANY WIDE - Regularly attends work except for approved absences - Attends all training as required - Maintain professional, champion behavior - Provides quality customer service - Provides services with a commitment to service excellence - Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence - Team oriented and values diversity DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES - Change Readiness - Collaborative Relationships - Conflict Resolution - Creative Thinking - Communication Oral - Communication Written - Decision Making - Empowers Others - Flexible Thinking - Forward Thinking - Multitasking/Planning - Problem Solving - Organizational/Time Management - Strategic Thinking - Teamwork - Technical Expertise WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK - Regular exposure to blood and/or body fluids - Regular exposure to radiation sources - Regular exposure to fumes and/or gases - Regular exposure to biohazard waste materials - Regular exposure to electrical hazards EDUCATION - High School/GED required WORK EXPERIENCE - At least two (2) years dental assisting experience preferred - Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, and office management system software required LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION - BLS certification or ability to obtain required Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant. City: Columbia, MO State: Missouri

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Jefferson City , Dental Assistant I, Healthcare , Jefferson City, Missouri

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