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Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Company: Distinctive Dental Solutions
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Offering a $3,500 sign-on bonus!Expanded Duties Dental AssistantDistinctive Dental Solutions, is looking for a Dental Assistant to join our team.Benefits:We understand that you work hard, which is why each supported location provides an excellent compensation and benefits package. Additionally, Heartland Dental's extensive training and continuing education opportunities are unparalleled and exceed industry norms. Each supported location invests heavily in your professional and personal growth and wants to see you succeed. If your career ambitions include leadership and further advancement, our network of supported locations offer many opportunities to help you meet your goals. Heartland Dental's network of supported locations is expected to double in size within the next five to seven years and new opportunities will be created to support that growth.Additional benefits:

  • Medical and prescription drug insurance
  • Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees
  • Vision care support
  • Life insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan
  • 6 paid holidays off
  • Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture
  • Potential for 2 weeks vacation available

    As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office, you will organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop X-rays and provide comprehensive post-operative dental procedures to patients.
    About Distinctive Dental Solutions
    • Join an 18 person team that thrives on collaboration, communication and community
    • We're located in Springfield, MO
    • Fast-paced, growing, connected team atmosphere
    • Full-time; Monday-Friday schedule; Half-days on Friday's; No weekends!
      Additional responsibilities of the Expanded Duties Dental Assistant include:
      • Taking and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital signs
      • Assisting the dentist in managing dental emergencies
      • Improving your clinical skills and acumen through participation in continuing education and training opportunities offered by Heartland DentalRequirements:As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, you must have a positive and outgoing personality, exceptional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, excellent patient care skills and strong organizational skills.

        Additional requirements for the Expanded Duties Dental Assistant include:
        • Superior working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology
        • Ability to build rapport with patients
        • Good manual dexterity
        • Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs
        • Dental assisting school certificate is a plus
        • Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus and preferred; Would be willing to take on a new graduate who is wanting to get their expanded functions, as soon as able.
        • Self starter, hardworking, flexible, ability to work as part of a team and independentlyWe put our people first at Heartland Dental, and that shows in our generous benefits package.

          Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time.

          We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.COVID-19: The Company and supported offices comply with all local, state and federal regulations. Employment is contingent upon an individual's continued compliance with regulations and Company policy, including COVID-19 vaccination or testing.

Keywords: Distinctive Dental Solutions, Springfield , Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Springfield, Missouri

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