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Dental Assistant

Company: Benevis
Location: Killeen
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Job Description:

Ready to change lives (including your own)? We are dedicated to creating a world of happy, healthy smiles. We believe every person deserves access to quality, affordable dental care -- and this mission drives everything we do. We are looking for a Dental Assistant ready to create memorable patient experiences. We are not your typical dentist office, so if you are ready to have fun and make a difference, keep reading!

As a Dental Assistant (DA) you are an integral part of care team in providing support to the office and assisting the professional dental staff with treatment. Apply today and a member of our team will contact you directly. You will have the opportunity to learn about individual state requirements. Some locations may not need prior DA experience and provide training.

Below are the basics of this role:

Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient

Guide parents of minors and patients through our processes before treatment

Educate patients in oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instructions

Prepare patient for examination and treatment

Take x-rays and save to patient charts

Responsible for the operational readiness of the hygiene bay and operatory rooms

Prepare tray set-ups for dental procedures

Mix amalgam, cement, pulp paste and prepare impression materials

Sterilize and disinfect instruments, equipment, chairs and rooms

Assist professional dental staff with treatment:

Document patient information, treatment plans, and procedures in patient chart

Assist with suctioning, holding retractors and suture cutting during surgical procedures

Pour, trim and polish impression casts

Fabricate custom impression trays

Responsible for adhering to all government regulations and company standards

Ready to do more than the basics and be super awesome?

Have fun and make sure our patients are having fun too

Provide memorable patient experiences by showing compassion for our patients and parents

Participate in morning huddles (hey, even ask to run one!), let your peers know how much you appreciate them, highlight great examples of customer focus, collaboration and mutual learning

Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base)

Preferred or Required Skills

Graduation from a senior high school or GED equivalent required

X-ray certification preferred according to State and individual practices

Certified dental assistant credentials preferred according to State and individual practices

Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus

How are we keeping you safe? Your peace of mind is our top priority.

We're doing everything we can help to strengthen our community of families, friends and team members. This includes seeing patients of dental care and adhering to Infection Control and Compliance process that has been in place since the day we were founded. Now we are taking additional preventative measures to keep you and our patients safe while maintaining a healthy environment. We are monitoring our employees daily for symptoms and exposure along with all of our patients. We are providing level 3- N95 masks, face shields and disposable gowns. We have appropriate protocols in place and social distancing with our patients and continually disinfecting treatment rooms, common employee areas such as bathrooms and breakrooms.

What we offer:

We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package as well as growth opportunities to our full-time employees. Our full-time Dental Assistants also receive company paid malpractice insurance and Continuing Education reimbursement. Other benefits include: medical, dental, vision and optional life insurance. We also offer short and long term disability, 401K with match, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, company holidays and much more! Apply today!

We value teamwork, mutual respect and cooperation. We do not practice unlawful discrimination, including harassment or tolerate it in our workplace. What do we mean by discrimination? We mean that we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Preferred or Required Skills

Graduation from a senior high school or GED equivalent required

X-ray certification preferred according to State and individual practices

Certified dental assistant credentials preferred according to State and individual practices

Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Benevis, Killeen , Dental Assistant, Other , Killeen, Texas

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