Company: Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: May 16, 2022
We are looking for a dependable, dedicated, and respectful person
to provide Dental care to our patients. Outstanding compensation
including generous paid time off, 9 paid holidays, excellent health
benefits, a company paid pension, multiple bonuses, and more!
Performs under the direct supervision of the dentist. No
independent judgment is exercised and emphasis is placed on
instruction and training. Employee must demonstrate a willingness
to progress to a Dental Assistant II with on the job training and
formalized Dental Education. Adheres to Corporate Compliance
program, by reporting improper or unethical conduct, violation of
applicable laws, regulations or program requirements.
DETAILED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist Dentists with all clinical and clerical procedures.
Assists with all front desk duties.
Assist Dentist at chair side.
Take and record patient blood pressure, pulse, respiration, case
history and oral temperature.
Understand all OSHA requirements for infection control
Answer telephone and schedule appointments. Study for radiology
Prepare patients for dental exam, including taking dental and
medical history and charting.
Take, develop, mount and file dental radiographs and other forms
Prepare instrument trays and operatories. Retrieve records from
medical records department, completing encounter dailies.
Perform autoclave monitoring system monthly with accurate log and
log of MSDS sheets.
Completes Dental Assistant skills checklist annually.
Utilizes electronic oral health record system to enter, retrieve
and document patient information accurately and efficiently.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent training and experience.
Graduated from a Dental Assisting Program
1 year of 4 handed chairside dental assisting skills preferred
Must be willing to progress to Dental Assistant II through formal
Bilingual skills English/Spanish preferred.
CPR certification preferred.
Some knowledge of dental terminology preferred.
Good customer relations and professional appearance.
Ability to perform multiple tasks.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Good manual and finger dexterity.
Chair side and office competencies must be satisfied after 6-months
Working knowledge of dental records and electronic oral health
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