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Dental Assistant II

Company: Advantage Dental
Location: Richland
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant II
REPORTS TO: Practice Manager
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Welcome to Preventistry--! We are revolutionizing oral health for everyone by redefining prevention and care.

A more effective health care system requires a revolution in oral health care and DentaQuest's affiliated practices are leading the way. The affiliated practices are made up of Advantage Dental from DentaQuest, Community Dental Care of Kentucky, Community Dental Care of Texas, DentaQuest Oral Health Center, Gentech Dentist and Sarrell Dental and Eye Centers.

A revolution requires us to reach beyond the dental chair to reshape the oral health system. We address full-body health and its relationship with social and cultural determinates by expanding access to care, the affordability of care and implementing a greater focus on timely prevention of dental disease, rather than intervention.

DentaQuest continues to create a strong partnership for optimizing health system performance by adding an innovative approach to the delivery of oral health care to its extensive experience as a leading dental health benefits administrator. The people of DentaQuest have a common purpose: we work together as one, with passion, perseverance and focus to achieve a nation where no child suffers from the pain of tooth decay, where adults keep all their teeth for their entire lives, where every person has access to quality dental care.

DentaQuest's affiliated care delivery practices are made up of over 200 providers, over 80 practices across six states, with more than 700 employees providing care to over a quarter of a million patients annually. Dedicated to our mission: To improve the oral health of all. We harness our unique reach and insights to provide patients with better care, timely education,greater access, innovative solutions, and transformative system change. We call this industry leading approach to dentistry - Preventistry--.

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the general supervision of a Dentist in a practice care setting, assists the dentist in providing dental treatment. Follows and supports the CARE model for patient experience.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for regular maintenance of high speed and low speed handpieces.
Collects and records patient health histories.
Patient management during dental procedures, monitors patient when N20 is being used.
Instrument transfer 4 handed dentistry while following sterile/OSHA procedures.
Dental procedure isolation techniques.
Prepares dental materials, cements, composite, impression materials, etc.
Anticipates all of doctor's needs.
Ensures operatory is set up and broken down properly.
Conducts maintenance of all equipment; sterilizers, ultrasonic, flush lines, clean/replace traps.
Scans reception room for patients.
Assumes responsibility for the upkeep of the dental operatory and equipment.
Performs routine cleaning and maintenance of assigned operatory and for assigned equipment.
Maintain a stocked and clean operatory. Assist in updating and maintaining patient dental records to include Ortho and Perio charting as directed.
Prevention and management of dental medical emergencies.
Inventory control and management.
Expose and develop radiographs while always using good radiation hygiene.
Ensures all instruments are cleaned and sterilized/disinfected to meet OSHA, CDC, and ADA standards.
Ensures Dental treatment room is properly disinfected.
Explain post-operative care.
Assist with Front Desk duties as assigned.
Assist with Specialty Doctors.
Assist with training future Dental Assistant I employees.
Fabricate 1-4 unit temporaries.
Follow lab case management process.
Conduct follow up calls on extensive treatments and report back to dentist.
Attend and participate in team meetings.
Other duties as assigned.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
High standards for integrity, honesty, professionalism, and work ethic.
Commitment to service excellence.
Ability to work independently while demonstrating excellent organization and follow through.
Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
Self-motivated, positive, and enthusiastic.
Self- starter with a strong desire to exceed expectations and capable of supporting a team to achieve successful results.
Maintains confidentiality discretion.
Ability to effectively work in collaboration with others to achieve business objectives.
Willing to grow and be challenged.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or GED.
Minimum of 2 years experience.
Certification in Dental Assisting preferred or as required by state.
Dental Assistant License as required by state.
Current CPR, BLS or PALS required.
Radiology certified as required by state.
Maintains Continuing Education (CE) as required by state.
Nitrous certificate preferred or as required by state.
Pit and fissure sealant certificate preferred or as required by state.
Knowledge of insurance and treatment plans.
Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills.
For states that have advanced certifications for expanded functions, at least one certification will be required. Examples include: EFDA, EFODA, EFOSA, etc.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, unpleasant odors, and or loud noises.
Moderate Physical activity; requires handling average-weight objects up to 15-20 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than 4 hours per day. Sitting for extended periods of time.
Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training.
Work Environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform this position.
** In accordance with DentaQuest's Compliance Plan, employee must conduct DQ business in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, professional standards and ethical standards and report potential compliance or ethical issues to manager or DQ's Compliance Officer. **
DentaQuest's Affirmative Action Program affirms our commitment to make reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitation of otherwise-qualified individuals with disabilities or special disabled veterans, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please see Human Resources for additional information regarding this Program.

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Keywords: Advantage Dental, Richland , Dental Assistant II, Healthcare , Richland, Washington

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