Heartland Dental Care, Inc.
More information about this job Overview Dental Assistant DA/General Dental Assistant Become Part of our Successful Dentistry Team as a Dental Assistant This position is more than just a job, its an opportunity to learn and grow with a terrific dental team. Were dedicated to offering proficient, trustworthy dental services and care, and the Dental Assistant position will play a large role in that. If this sounds a like a good fit, we would love to hear from you. Benefits: 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. Additional benefits: * Medical and prescription drug insurance * Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees * Vision care support * Life insurance * 401(K) retirement plan * 6 paid holidays off * Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture * Potential for 2 weeks vacation available Responsibilities The Dental Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of patients. Other functions include sustaining patient comfort, managing supplies, listening to patients needs and educating them on dental procedures, working efficiently to maintain doctors schedule and adhering to all OSHA and safety policies and procedures. The Dental Assistant will also organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients. The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent organizational skills. Qualifications Requirements: As a Dental Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office, 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 Dental Assistant include: EFDA required 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 minimum one time per quarter for training; potentially out of state X-ray certification required in the state for which you apply Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus Education: Dental assisting school certificate 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. Connect With Us! Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.
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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.