Dental Assistant

Employment Type: Full time Shift: Description: The Dental Assistant, under immediate supervision, as an assistant to a dentist or dental hygienist, performs work of moderate difficulty in the provision of comprehensive dental services to individuals who are medically underserved in a clinical setting. Performs related work as required. Participates in health fairs or community events on weekends as requested 3-4 times a year. The ideal candidate will have at least one year experience in assisting a dentist in the provision of comprehensive dental treatment services. Considerable skill in the use of a variety of dental instruments, equipment, and materials. Working skill in monitoring the vital signs of clients; in observing the effects of sedation and alerting the dentist of dental hygienist to possible problem areas; in utilizing appropriate dental terminology; and in preparing and updating client records. Working ability to assist in the training of dental personnel; and to recognize significant changes in the physical status of clients. A high school diploma or G.E.D. required. A dental assistant vocational school degree required. Certified to operate radiographic equipment in the State of Georgia also required for consideration. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

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