Heartland Dental Care, Inc.
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Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?
If you are a reliable and positive individual looking for career satisfaction and continuing educational opportunities, join our team! A Heartland Dental supported office is seeking a friendly Expanded Duties Dental Assistant to support the clinical treatment care of our patients. As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, you will play a large role in the provision of effective and trustworthy dental services. You will sustain patient comfort, soothe upset patients, listen to their needs and educate them on dental procedures. You will also manage clinical supplies, work efficiently to maintain the supported dentists schedule and adhere to all OSHA and company safety policies.
We understand that you work hard, which is why each supported location provides an excellent compensation and benefits package. Additionally, Heartland Dentals extensive training and continuing education opportunities are unparalleled and exceed industry norms. Each supported location invests heavily in your professional and personal growth and wants to see you succeed. If your career ambitions include leadership and further advancement, our network of supported locations offer many opportunities to help you meet your goals. Heartland Dentals network of supported locations is expected to double in size within the next five to seven years and new opportunities will be created to support that growth.
Medical and prescription drug insurance
Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees
Vision care support
401(K) retirement plan
6 paid holidays off
Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture
Potential for 2 weeks vacation available
As an Expanded Function Dental Assistant, you will organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop X-rays and provide comprehensive post-operative dental procedures to patients.
Additional responsibilities of the Expanded Duties Dental Assistant include:
Taking and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital signs
Assisting the dentist in managing dental emergencies
Improving your clinical skills and acumen through participation in continuing education and training opportunities offered by Heartland Dental
Job Requirement - Expanded Function Dental Assistant EFDA Dental Assistant :
As an Expanded Function Dental Assistant, you must have a positive and outgoing personality, exceptional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, excellent patient care skills and strong organizational skills.
Additional requirements for the Expanded Duties Dental Assistant include:
Superior working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology
Ability to build rapport with patients
Good manual dexterity
Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs
Ability to travel at least once every other month for training, occasionally overnight
Dental assisting school certificate is a plus
Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus
Heartland Dental provides all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.
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Heartland Dental Care, Inc.
Website : http://www.heartland.com
After graduating from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 1980, Rick Workman, DMD, established a thriving practice that became the model for the largest group practice in the Midwest - Heartland Dental Care. Now one of the leading dental service organizations in the United States with over 370 affiliated practices in 19 states, Heartland Dental Care provides dentists and team members’ leadership and support through continuing education and services such as staffing, human resources, purchasing, marketing, administration, financial and information technology.