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Licensed Dental Assistant - Grand Ave

Company: Park Dental
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: Park Dental Grand Aveis seeking a compassionate, professional Dental Assistant to join our team-oriented practice. New graduates starting at $28/hr and more based on experience!$3,000 Sign-On Bonus! Why should you choose Park Dental? Park Dental associates truly care about our patients and want to make a difference. Below are just a few perks of working at Park Dental as a Dental Assistant: Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package
Medical, Vision, Dental and Orthodontia
Paid Time Off
Paid Holidays
Roth and 401(k) programs with company match
Life insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Health Saving Plan
Flexible Spending Plan
Company-sponsored professional development
Clinical excellence and quality assurance standards
Professional Development and Career Advancement opportunities
Multiple locations across the Twin Cities, greater MN, and WI - and growing! As a Dental Assistant, you will assist the Doctor in providing quality dental treatment and education to patients. Responsibilities: Essential job duties Include: Provide quality patient service by delivering thorough patient care, effective communication, and personal attention in a gentle and caring manner and plan appropriate dental hygiene care including prophylaxis, scaling and root planning, debridement, and periodontal maintenance
Complete dental hygiene procedures utilizing hand and mechanical scalers with a high degree of technical skill
Conduct a general oral health screening for each patient and communicate findings to the Doctor
Provide local anesthetic and nitrous oxide to patients under general supervision by the Doctor
Expose appropriate quality radiographs and develop, mount, and label properly
Provide accurate and concise patient record charting and complete database information to allow the Doctor to determine the appropriate treatment plan for the patient
Maintain a clean work environment and dental equipment to meet OSHA and Center for Disease Control sterilization and infection control regulatory standards The qualifications we are looking for in a Dental Assistant include: High School diploma required
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience preferred
A current Minnesota Dental Assistant License
Certified to administer local anesthesia in Minnesota and nitrous oxide analgesia
An up-to-date and organized Professional Portfolio summarizing written documentation of professional development activities
Current CPR certification obtained through the American Heart Association health care provider course, the American Red Cross professional rescuer course, or an equivalent course.
Knowledge of dental information and techniques necessary to assess oral conditions and treat periodontal disease including symptoms, treatment alternatives, and preventative measures
Knowledge of the principles and processes for providing dental and patient services including patient needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of patient satisfaction
Possess strong interpersonal skills, developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, striving for collaboration, and demonstrating professionalism
Possess effective written and oral communication skills
Possess critical thinking, logic, and reasoning skills to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems Work Schedule: Flexible Hours Monday: 6:30am-2:15pm Tuesday: 6:30am-2:15pm Wednesday: 1:30pm-8:15pm Thursday: 1:30pm-8:15pm Friday: 6:30am-2:15pm Saturdays: 730a-245p with the following Friday off Company Information: We love our communities! Park Dental values being involved in the communities they serve through. Corporate sponsored volunteer events include Minnesota Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile Day, the American Heart Association Heart Walk, and Minnesota Mission of Mercy. Since 1972, Park Dental has been owned and led by our doctors who are passionate about providing the best patient-centered care. New Dental Assistants receive comprehensive training and one-on-one mentoring, to be set up for success. Our practices offer welcoming environments for patients and are equipped with state-of-the-art technology. What some of our employees are saying: "Park Dental does a great job being a family, and bringing the teams together through various seminars and volunteer opportunities. The most rewarding part about being a dental assistant is helping the patients." -Bee Vang, Licensed Dental Assistant "Like" our Park Dental careers page on Facebook for the latest updates about Park Dental! Park Dental is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Park Dental, St. Paul , Licensed Dental Assistant - Grand Ave, Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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