, Non-Certified Dental Assistant – Outpatient Clinics

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We are recruiting for a , Non-Certified Dental Assistant – Outpatient Clinics to join our team! We are here for lifexe2x80x99s journey. Where is your life journey taking you? Being the heartbeat of Denver means our heart reflects something bigger than ourselves, something that connects us all: Humanity in action, Triumph in hardship, Transformation in health. Department Dental Assistant Training Job Summary Under direct supervision, provides sub-professional dental work assisting dentist in the care and treatment of dental patients. Functions both as dental chair and office assistant. Assists the Dental Chair by passing instruments, preparing compounds, and assisting with taking x-rays and impressions. Assists with office functions by scheduling appointments and preparing patient records. Essential Functions: Chair Side Duties: xe2x80xa2 Provides chair side assistance to the dentist in the examination & treatment of Pedodontics, Endodontics, Prosthetics, Oral Surgery, & other dental procedures. xe2x80xa2 Seats patients immediately, reviews Health History, takes x-rays with good visibility and contrast, expected to have dental set-up ready when dentist enters room, performs special treatment procedures, organizes and has operatory stocked with needed dental instruments & materials. (50%) Sterilization and Disinfection: xe2x80xa2 Sterilizes all dental instruments, handpieces, and counter-tops, & operatory’s. xe2x80xa2 Cares for Dental Equipment according to manufactures directions. xe2x80xa2 Follows guidelines of hospital policy for infection control. (20%) Scheduling and Office Tasks xe2x80xa2 Schedules patients for re-visit appointments. xe2x80xa2 Maintains patient records and indicates the type of work done. xe2x80xa2 Reviews patient record to determine the instruments needed by the Dentist. (10%) Promotes positive interpersonal (customer) relationships with fellow employees, physicians, patients and visitors. Treats these individuals with courtesy, dignity, empathy and respect; consistently displays courteous and respectful verbal and non-verbal communications. (10%) Ensures confidentiality of patient information by creating and maintaining a secure and trusting environment by not sharing information learned on the job, except when necessary in the performance of the job responsibilities or to improve a patientxe2x80x99s care. (10%) Education: No High School Diploma and/or No GED Work Experience: less than 1 year 0-1 months training/experience providing chair side assistance to a dentist in the examination and treatment of patients. Licenses: BLS-Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) – AHA – American Heart Association Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of filling compounds such as composites and amalgam. Knowledge of patient record maintenance procedures. Knowledge of safety guidelines. Skill in placing and positioning suction tubes in patients. Excellent customer service skills. Ability to follow Dentistxe2x80x99s instructions. Ability to schedule patients using in-house scheduling software. Ability to calm patient when necessary. Shift Days (United States of America) Work Type Regular Salary $21.82 – $29.53 / hr Benefits Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation) On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more Tuition reimbursement & assistance Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer Our Values Respect Belonging Accountability Transparency All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made. Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denverxe2x80x99s 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation. As Coloradoxe2x80x99s primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year. Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer. We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents and contributions reflective of the needs of our community. For more about our commitment to diversity visit: https://www.denverhealth.org/for-professionals/careers/diversity-and-inclusion

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