Dental Assistant w/ $3000 Sign On Bonus - High Point
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**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. offers high quality health care through its medical, dental and school-based clinics, and is the leading provider to low-income and uninsured patients in the Seattle area. Our purpose is to improve health by engaging, educating, and empowering people in the communities we serve.
The Dental Assistant will assist the dentist in expanded-duty dentistry while maintaining a positive, courteous climate for patients and employees. Work in partnership and joint accountability with other team members to achieve Neighborcare's Mission, Guiding Principles, Service Commitments, and Goals.
Please note that this is a full time position working four 10 hour shifts each week (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri) 6:45 am -5:30 pm
We offer competitive pay, an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off, and more!
Set up and break down rooms practicing appropriate infection control
Provide chair side assistance by setting up instruments, materials, and appropriate anesthetic for scheduled procedures; including but not limited to, exam, restorative, extractions, root canals, crowns, hygiene, sealants, etc.
Anticipate and appropriately respond to patients, needs under dentist's supervision
Communicate dental procedures and postoperative instructions to patients
Take digital x-rays
Properly pass instruments while maintaining a sterile field and appropriate safely standards
Place rubber dams, matrices, and wedges
Follow universal precautions and sterilization processes
Take and pour impressions
Clean and oil hand-pieces
Prepare the clinic for next day's work schedule and patient appointments
Schedule appointments for patients in the EHR system
May provide supervision of or training for students who are assigned to **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. as part of their professional education
May be required to work at different Neighborcare locations
Other duties as assigned by Lead Dental Assistant or Clinic Manager
Our ideal candidate:
Enjoys working at the top of their scope and partnering with patients, dentists and the extended care team
Values team work, problem solving, engagement and adaptability
Embraces change and practices direct communication
Ability to work with individuals of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, cultures, and sexual orientations
Eligible candidates have completed an accredited Dental Assistant program and have a current Dental Assistant - Registration or Dental-Assistant-Certification with the Washington State Department of Health.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractorâ€™s legal duty to furnish information.