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Dental Assistant

Company: Baystate Dental Springfield
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:**SIGN ON BONUS BASED ON EXPERIENCE**Baystate Dental is growing and looking to add a full-time licensed dental assistant to our office located in Springfield, Massachusetts, 01103. The ideal candidate we hire must have an x-ray license for the state of MA and preferred to have recent dental assisting experience. We offer a competitive salary, plus benefits!Responsibilities:* Prepare treatment rooms for patients by following prescribed procedures and protocols, ensuring a clean and organized environment.* Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.* Provide helpful information to patients and employees by promptly answering their questions and fulfilling their requests.* Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.* Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth.* Assist in obtaining diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies, as well as pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.* Ensure patients' appearance and ability to chew by fabricating temporary restorations and cleaning/polishing removable appliances.* Assist the dentist in managing dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and an updated emergency telephone directory.* Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.* Accurately document dental care services by charting in patient records, ensuring comprehensive and organized documentation.* Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.* Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.* Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.* Other duties as assignedQualifications:*Required Skills:** Must possess a valid x-ray license for the state of Massachusetts.* Previous experience working as a Dental Assistant or completion of a formal Dental Assistant program.At DCA we dont just accept differences we celebrate them and recognize the value this brings to our patients and employees. DCA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees. We won't unlawfully discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, Veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other category protected by law.The DCA team is best characterized by the relationships we have with our patients and each other. We embrace collaboration which is necessary to innovate in todays changing world of dentistry . Our culture encourages participation, diversity of thought, innovation, and strong execution.Go further with an Ally#LI-CM1 #cyeJob Type: Full-timeWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Baystate Dental Springfield, Springfield , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Springfield, Massachusetts

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