EDDA – Dental Assistant

Sunrise Community Health Center View Company Profile

Application Deadline: Accepted on an ongoing basis. Sunrise Community Health Summary Founded in 1973, Sunrise Community Health is dedicated to delivering high quality, affordable healthcare to Weld, Larimer, and surrounding counties in northern Colorado. With exceptional providers and convenient locations, we support each patientxe2x80x99s journey to wellness and are committed to our communityxe2x80x99s health and well-being. Dental Assistant The Dental Assistant assists the Dentist during examination and treatment of patients and is responsible for preparing patients for procedures, recording medical histories, taking x-rays, and preparing dental equipment. Position Summary: With a Quality, Customer First, and Compassionate approach, Dental Assistants will: Prepare patient for dental treatment procedures by welcoming, comforting and seating patient. Provide instrumentation by sterilizing, disinfecting, and delivering instruments to the treatment area. Set up instrument tray and position instruments for Dentistxe2x80x99s access. Provide materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patientxe2x80x99s mouth. Assist dentist during dental procedures. Provide proper triage for patients. Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient. Assist Dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies. Educate patients in oral hygiene and plaque control. Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by Dentist. Record treatment information in patient records. Document dental care services by charting pertinent information in EHR. Assist patients in scheduling appointments, follow-up care, referrals, and medication refills. Clean and stock exam rooms to maintain par levels. Maintain dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Provide diagnostic information by exposing and developing dental x-rays. Fabricate temporary restorations or custom impressions from preliminary impressions. Assist team to maintain proper clinic flow. Participate in collaborative measures. Follow and initiate policy for standing orders. Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED. Graduate of a Dental Assistant Program or Associates (A.A.) Degree from a Community College or technical school 1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bilingual English/Spanish Required Perks and Benefits: At Sunrise, we pride ourselves in over 50 years of exceptional support to our community and employees. Sunrise is dedicated to guiding every employee towards professional growth and development by supporting them through training and tuition reimbursement. We value a healthy work life balance by providing generous paid time off. Employee opinions are valued, and we listen to employees through employee engagement surveys and the sharing of diverse ideas! Sunrise Community Health offers a generous range of benefits. Generous PTO and Leave Times: Up to 8-weeks of Paid Time Off (to include Vacation, Personal, 12 observed Holiday, and Sick Leave) Health, Medical, and Wellness Benefits: Medical Insurance Dental & Vision Insurance Basic Life & AD&D Insurance Voluntary Life Insurance Long-Term Disability (LTD) FSA Medical Flexible Spending Account FSA Dependent Care Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Financial Benefits: Competitive 401K Plan Loan Forgiveness Programs* Referral Bonus Professional Development: Tuition and Training Reimbursement Agency Wide Training Master Class Subscription Get Involved: Employee Recognition Programs Providers can apply for the State or Federal loan repayment program. Current immunizations are required to work at Sunrise Community Health and may vary dependent upon the position. Influenza (Flu) and Tdap Vaccines are required for ALL staff. COVID vaccine is highly encouraged. Sunrise Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse, inclusive workforce that enriches our culture and our mission to provide affordable access to quality healthcare for all. Qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individualxe2x80x99s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities.

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