GiaCare, Inc.

  • Dental Assistant

    Location US-AR-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2017-2909
    # of Openings Remaining
    0
  • Overview

    Dental Assistant 

     

    Are you an experienced Dental Assistant? Would you like an opportunity to give back to our men and women in uniform?

    We are currently accepting resumes for Dental Assistant to provide medical services at the Department of Defense Military Health System (MHS), 

    (Little Rock AFB) Jacksonville, AR area in anticipation of an upcoming government contract award.

     

     

    For consideration please send resumes to: vramirez@giacare.com

     

    GiaCare is committed to quality in everything we do. We carefully match our employees to the right opportunity. We have earned the Joint Commissions Gold Seal of Approval for Health-care Staffing Services

     

    Join a team whose business is built on a history of integrity, honesty, and reliability.

     

    As a GiaCare team member, you are eligible for the following benefits:

    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Federal Holidays
    • CEU Reimbursement

     

    Responsibilities

     Performs duties in providing assistance in one or more phases of complex
    restorative, prosthodontic, oral surgical, endodontic, or periodontal treatment.
    Receives and schedules patients for treatment.
     Obtains and records related medical history of patient. Charts examination and
    treatment information. Records information onprescriptions.
     Sterilizes instruments, materials, and equipment; prepares surgical trays. Maintains
    dental equipment in a clean and operative condition.
     Assists Dentist at chair side. Performs intra-oral procedures as directed by
    Dentist. Takes preliminary impressions for study models, removes sutures,
    places and removes rubber dams, perio-packs, matrix bands, andwedges.
     Relays Dentist’s instructions to patient for post-treatment care. Instructs patient
    on proper dental techniques, care of appliances, and causes of dental decay.
     Performs daily office administrations functions/duties. Calls patients prior to
    scheduled treatment. Maintains dental health records and the integrity of the
    record filing system. Prepares records and files when care has been completed.
     Operates dental X-ray equipment to take intra and extra oral radiographs.
    Maintains, cleans, and performs minor repairs on X-ray equipment and
    materials.

    Qualifications

    • Certificate Or Associate Degree
    • Successful completion of one of the following
      • Certificate or Associates as a d dental assistant/technician from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) 
      • Certificate from a Military Dental Technician or Dental School 
      • Certification from a Red Cross Dental Assistant course
    • Membership in good standing with the American Association of Dental Assistants 
    • All training must include a course in radiation physics: radiation biology, radiation health, safety and protections , X-ray films and procedures 
    • Certification in radiography
    • 6 months experience as a Dental Assistant after graduation

    *GiaCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

     

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