Heartland Dental Care, Inc.
More information about this job Overview Dental Assistant Altoona, IA Prairie View Family Dental is adding a self-motivated and goal oriented Dental Assistant to join our team! If you value opportunity for growth, a family friendly environment, work-life balance and building relationships with your team then we would love to speak with you! We are very patient centered and we are looking for a Dental Assistant who wants to maximize their skills and grow to their best ability in a positive, reinforcing environment! Keep in mind that we offer great medical, vision, dental, 401k options and continuing education! If you are looking to grow and join a great team, apply today! Hours: Monday: 6:30 am -4pm Tuesday: 8:30am - 6pm Wednesday: 7:30am -5pm Thursday: 6:30am - 3pm Friday: 6:30 am - 4pm Benefits Include: * 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 of paid time off 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: 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.