Pediatric Dental Assistant

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We are looking for a full-time qualified General or Pediatric Dental Assistant to join our premier dental practice in the West Loop of Chicago. The right applicant will have experience preparing pediatric dentistry patients, ensuring that they are comfortable and offering another set of hands for procedures. Assistants must help Dentists to clearly see problems and changes within a patient’s mouth. This often requires taking x-rays of the bone structure of a patient’s jaw, as well as taking photographs of the teeth. Office location: 2050 Larkin Ave, Suite 100 Elgin, IL 60123 Responsibilities Help Dentists prepare for procedures by having the necessary tools sterilized and in place Help keep a patientxe2x80x99s mouth clean and dry during procedures and hand Dentists the necessary tools at the appropriate time Patient education; explain procedures and discuss treatment progress and plans This position will include all aspects of clinical dental care Requirements Previous dental chairside assisting is required Coronal Polish certification required Nitrous certification is a plus Full-time Candidate Characteristics Resonate with UDPxe2x80x99s Core Values: Passion, Urgency, Collaboration, Responsibility, and Pride Embody a positive attitude and enthusiasm for the workday Display and demonstrate excellent and natural communication skills with staff and patients Excellent customer service skills with an outgoing, people friendly personality Desire to learn new skills and expand your potential Compensation Package and Benefits. We empower and support our people to achieve their maximum potential in the office and in their daily lives. As a team member, youxe2x80x99ll enjoy: Compensation that is competitive in our market and is commensurate with experience. Comprehensive Medical plans, with varying costs and coverage, for individuals and families. UDP pays on average 66% of the premium! Dental Insurance with Orthodontia benefits and Vision Insurance. Plus! Deep discounts on dental care in one of our offices, and the option to extend the benefit to your family or friends. Disability, Accident Coverage, and Life Insurance benefits for all eligible employees. 401(k) plan with generous company matching contributions. Pretax Flexible Spending Accounts for qualified medical expenses. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides free and confidential help for mental health, financial issues, or other personal matters. Commuter Benefits for select positions. Supportive Paid Time Off and Holiday programs. The UDP Way Starting with a single office a decade ago, two dentists founded and pursued the simple purpose of providing high-quality, affordable dental care for children and families. Today, with 24 offices and more on the way, our mission continues to provide high-quality, accessible, and comprehensive dental care throughout the communities we serve. At United Dental Partners, you will work with a diverse and highly talented team, and joining means you join a seamless network colleagues who work together to deliver great dental experiences. Check out to learn more about what it is like to be part of UDP. #UDPHP Job Type: Full-time Pay: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Retirement plan Vision insurance Schedule: 10 hour shift 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Weekends as needed Experience: Dental assisting: 1 year (Required) Language: Spanish (Preferred) License/Certification: Nitrous Oxide Certification (Preferred) Coronal Polish Certificate (Required) Work Location: In person

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