Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
7/16/2019
Job Category:
Dentistry
PRN Dental Assistant
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Correct Care Solutions | Richmond, VA
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Job Description

Overview

Our Dental Assistant provides required documentation of services to the Dentist or designee in order to monitor the provision of dental services. This includes maintaining dental charts, keeping records of dental findings, and scheduling patients for dental appointments.

Qualifications

Education:

* High school diploma or G.E.D.

Experience:

* Previous experience as a Dental Assistant

Licenses/Certifications:

* Current CPR Certification

Responsibilities Utilizes standard precautions during all dental encounters where applicable Provides chair-side assistance by maintaining clear field of operation, passing instruments, suctioning, etc. as needed Sterilizes instruments utilized in the dental office Mixes restorative materials as required Assists in performing of intra-oral and extra-oral x-rays Develops and mounts x-ray films as needed Performs intra-oral tasks with dentist supervision Maintains x-ray unit, processor, autoclave and dental unit(s) according to specifications Notifies H.S.A if equipment is not in appropriate working order Inventories supplies and equipment maintaining adequate levels as indicated Orders supplies and equipment Ensures that sufficient number of trays is set up for the days patients; pulpotomy, caries control, amalgam, and perio/scaling Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of dental clinic through careful sanitation practices Completes daily instrument count sheet maintaining security control of all instruments within the dental office If daily instruments count is incorrect, they complete reports to Security and H.S.A Performs dental screenings as directed Completes weekly: Cleans developer, cleans autoclave, prepares weekly report Completes monthly: Cleans x-ray unit and film processor, submits monthly statistics report to H.S.A. Must obtain and maintain security clearance Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis. Post orders, if applicable, per site contract. Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

About Correct Care Solutions

Correct Care Solutions is a leader in providing professional healthcare services to correctional facilities nationwide. CCS currently has an opening for a full-time Director of Nursing (DON) for our Dane County facility, located in Madison, Wisconsin: Duties includes: -Participating in planning, priority setting and development of policies and procedures for healthcare activities that comply with contractual requirements, the facility's, and ACA and NCCHC standards. -Coordinating and monitoring orientation, in-service and continuing education with the Health Services Administrator. -Coordinating development, provision, and evaluation of patient care according to the standards of quality nursing care. -Conducting recruitment/retention efforts for nursing services. -Participating in development and administration of a budget for nursing services and anticipated patient care needs. Competitive pay and great benefits package! Benefits include medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, CEU, 401(k), employee recognition program and much more! Job Requirements: -Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing school and have current RN licensure in Wisconsin. -Emergency room, communicable disease, with medical and surgical experience recommended. -Two years supervisory experience in an acute setting recommended. -Must be able to receive and maintain security clearance. -Must have current CPR certification.