Correct Care Solutions (CCS)
Our Dental Assistant provides required documentation of services to the Dentist or designee in order to monitor the provision of dental services. This includes maintaining dental charts, keeping records of dental findings, and scheduling patients for dental appointments.
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Previous experience as a Dental Assistant
Current CPR Certification
Utilizes standard precautions during all dental encounters where applicable
Provides chair-side assistance by maintaining clear field of operation, passing instruments, suctioning, etc. as needed
Sterilizes instruments utilized in the dental office
Mixes restorative materials as required
Assists in performing of intra-oral and extra-oral x-rays
Develops and mounts x-ray films as needed
Performs intra-oral tasks with dentist supervision
Maintains x-ray unit, processor, autoclave and dental unit(s) according to specifications
Notifies H.S.A if equipment is not in appropriate working order
Inventories supplies and equipment maintaining adequate levels as indicated
Orders supplies and equipment
Ensures that sufficient number of trays is set up for the days patients; pulpotomy, caries control, amalgam, and perio/scaling
Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of dental clinic through careful sanitation practices
Completes daily instrument count sheet maintaining security control of all instruments within the dental office
If daily instruments count is incorrect, they complete reports to Security and H.S.A
Performs dental screenings as directed
Completes weekly: Cleans developer, cleans autoclave, prepares weekly report
Completes monthly: Cleans x-ray unit and film processor, submits monthly statistics report to H.S.A.
Must obtain and maintain security clearance
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
Perform other duties as assigned.
CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
Correct Care Solutions (CCS)
Website : http://www.correctcaresolutions.com
Welcome to Correct Care Solutions. We are an international leader in public healthcare with nearly 11,000 professionals working in 38 states across the U.S. and Australia. We provide medical and behavioral health services for nearly 250,000 patients located in state hospitals, forensic treatment and civil commitment centers, as well as local, state and federal correctional facilities. Thank you for visiting CCS where we are committed to providing exceptional healthcare to our patients, innovative solutions to our clients and a supportive work environment to our team members.