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Dental Assistant

Company: Advocates For A Healthy Community Inc.
Location: Republic
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:


Dental Assistant

Full Time, 4-day work week, 36 hours per week

Competitive base pay $ 15.00 - $20.00/hour plus experience

Eligible for a $1,500 sign on bonus

We offer competitive salary, benefits (including medical, dental, vision), retirement, PTO, and recognize 9 paid holidays.

If you are a compassionate professional who provides exceptional quality care, Jordan Valley is for you! We are Missouri's largest Federally Qualified Health Center founded in 2003 and we serve 75,000 patients each year. The mission of Jordan Valley is to improve the health of our community by providing high-quality and accessible medical, dental, and behavioral health services to Southwest MO. We're collaborative and believe in always going above and beyond as part of our commitment to deliver excellent care to our community!

Job Overview:

The Dental Assistant collaborates with dental providers to ensure the highest quality of patient care. Dental Assistant responsibilities include setting up and breaking down room and equipment, preparing patient for treatment, documenting in the electronic dental record, preparing laboratory cases, proper infection prevention practices, and other duties as assigned.

Preparation of tray set-up, sterilization of instruments
Passage and receipt of instruments
Mixing of cements, amalgam, and impression materials
Oral evacuation and retraction
Seating, preparing, and dismissing patients
Operatory preparation and clean-up
Responsibly follows the Clinic Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens.
Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
All other duties as assigned.


Our benefits are designed to encourage a healthy work-life balance.
4-day Work Week
Health (Both HSA and FSA options and access to our Telemedicine program)
Free dental and life insurance, and long term disability. Affordable rates for family dental and life insurance.
403b retirement match on the 1st of the month after 30 days.
Employee Assistance Program
Day One PTO Accrual
9 Paid Holidays
Free On Site Fitness Facility at our Springfield Tampa Clinic


Required Qualifications:
Opportunity to work in South Springfield, Republic, and Hollister.
Basic Life Support (BLS) required, must obtain within first 90 days of employment.
COVID Vaccine required for all new employees.
Preferred Qualifications:
Expanded Functions certifications.
Graduation from a dental assisting program.


Keywords: Advocates For A Healthy Community Inc., Springfield , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Republic, Missouri

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