We have an opening for a PRN/Per Diem (As Needed) Dental AssistantGreer, SC!
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That's our mission and it's the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation's leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.
Summary: The Dental Assistant will be responsible to provide a range of clinical procedures and staff support in a full range of dental operational services. Assist in the performance of dental and radiological procedures. Will assists in the coordination of day to day patient administration and office support activities.
Provides chair side assistance to dental providers in the performance of dental procedures, to include operative, preventive, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, and all other dental procedures as needed
Prepares, sterilizes, organizes, and sets-up dental equipment to ensure that all dental sterilization guidelines are followed according to dental guidelines
Monitors and maintains dental inventory, supplies and equipment i.e. compressor, evacuator system, sterilizers, and light curing units etc. in accordance with manufacture guidelines
Takes dental radiographs in accordance with provider orders; assists in the monitoring and maintenance of radiation safety procedures and protocols
Develops and participates in all performance improvement activity relating to dental practice and ensures the dental component is in compliance with all regulations and standards
Provides excellent internal/external customer service via telephone, fax or face-to-face contact to assist patients with their health care needs
Patient management during dental procedures to include: instrument transfer, isolation, oral evacuation, retraction, and preparation of dental instruments and materials to include mixing filling and impression materials, charting examination and treatment results on patients'dental records
Maintain daily log-books on daily maintenance procedures
Maintain dental laboratory slips creating dental records of incoming and out going dental cases
Maintain proper maintenance of dental charts and dental forms
Provide patients with written and oral post-operative instructions for dental procedures
Performs other related duties as assigned
A graduate from an accredited Dental Assistant Program
Must have Radiology (South Carolina Dental Radiation Safety Certification), Infection Control and Jurisprudence Certification
Digital x-ray knowledge (Dexis) required
Current certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for health care providers is required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services
Expanded duty Dental Assistant preferred
Experience with Dentrix a plus
Bilingual Spanish-speaker preferred
Strong computer skills (Internet software, spreadsheet, word processing etc.)
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.