KalamazooRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Kalamazoo jobs

Dental Assistant

Company: Family Health Center
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant Dental Assistant Outstanding opportunity for a team-oriented Dental Assistant to join our FHC Dental Practice in Kalamazoo due to our continued growth. We are part of the Family Health Center system with 5 Dentists and 4 Hygienists at our Alcott Street location. We have 25 Operatories and practice in a gorgeous new $15 million building with state-of-the-art dental and radiology equipment. And, we are a University of Michigan precepting facility with four Dental Students each semester. We are seeking experienced Dental Assistants, as well as, new graduates with externship experience, to join our Dental Team. Interested candidates may apply via our website at fhckzoo.com. Competitive compensation with great employer sponsored and voluntary benefits including medical, dental, pharmacy, vision, life insurance, disability, PTO, 6 holidays, and 403(b) retirement package. Full and part-time candidates encouraged to apply. BASIC JOB PURPOSE: Assists dentist during examination and treatment of patients by performing the following duties. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a clinical dental setting. Contact with patients and staff. Exposed to medicinal preparations, communicable disease, toxic substances, and other conditions common to a clinic environment. Requires at times, working in fast-paced clinical setting, in emergency situations or during irregular hours. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or listen. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop and kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Set up treatment rooms, sets up instrument trays, prepares materials for procedures. Show care and concern, and help patients feel comfortable. Ensure patients are always attended. Anticipate and assists dentist's needs during dental procedures. Ensures proper treatment notes are recorded in patient's chart. As instructed by dentist performs telephone calls to patients after difficult procedure for follow up. Pours, trims, and polishes study casts, fabricates custom impression trays from preliminary impressions, cleans and polishes removable appliances, and fabricates temporary restorations. Sterilizes and disinfects instruments. Disinfects treatment rooms according to OSHA regulations. Securely stores and handles patient records in compliance with state and federal requirements, including the HIPPA privacy and security regulations. Monitors inventory and order dental office supplies as needed. Promotes team concept by interacting with others in the office. QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to speak Spanish is desirable, but not required. Demonstrates knowledge in dental instruments, procedures and dental materials. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: Must have high school diploma One year certificate from college or technical school in Dental Assistant program is preferred or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. For Registered Dental Assistants: Must have completed training associated to RDA and passed the State of Michigan licensure test for RDAs. ACCOMMODATION: Family Health Center has the right to modify the duties and functions of the job description based on the needs of the organization. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years

Keywords: Family Health Center, Kalamazoo , Dental Assistant, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Get New Roofing Work Today - Preview Leads In Your Area
Description: Over 25 million homeowners have trusted HomeAdvisor 1800Contractor to help them find quality professionals with the expertise to turn their home improvement
Company: HomeAdvisor
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: 09/24/2019

Teller Part-Time
Description: Position Overview br br At PNC, our people are our greatest differentiator and competitive advantage in the markets we serve. We are all united in delivering the best experience for our customers. (more...)
Company: PNC Financial Services Group
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: 09/24/2019

Transcriber for Law Enforcement Audios (Remote)
Description: Net Transcripts is looking for many vendors / independent contractors who have experience transcribing audio content of criminal investigations, court proceedings, law enforcement interviews, jail calls, (more...)
Company: Net Transcripts
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: 09/24/2019


Patient Care Provider - Renal Medial - Full Time - Mishawaka
Description: JOB SUMMARY Minimum: 12.18 Maximum 15.90 Under direct supervision, the Certified Nurse Assistant is responsible for assisting with direct patient care as well as other work on the unit, which supports (more...)
Company: Saint Joseph Health System
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: 09/24/2019

Part Time Installation Team Member Mishawaka IN
Description: Installation MerchandiserThe Installation Merchandiser is a part-time position that performs installation and occasional service work in the Hallmark department of various retail stores. br br To (more...)
Company: Hallmark
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: 09/24/2019

Get Paid At Home: Surveys
Description: Big Brands
Company: Survey Voices
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: 09/24/2019

Bid On Local Siding Jobs - Reach New Customers In Your Area
Description: Over 25 million homeowners have trusted HomeAdvisor 1800Contractor to help them find quality professionals with the expertise to turn their home improvement
Company: HomeAdvisor
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: 09/24/2019

Retail Sales
Description: Overview The Retail Sales employee performs guest service by providing information to the guest about the store and retail products, assisting guests with merchandise, handling and care of the merchandise, (more...)
Company: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: 09/24/2019

Dishwasher
Description: OverviewThe Dishwasher provides guest service by assuring that all tableware, glassware, chinaware, and cooking utensils are sanitary and clean. The Dishwasher is the person most responsible for making (more...)
Company: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: 09/24/2019

Registered Nurse - Wound Healing Center - PRN (As Needed) - Mishawaka
Description: Minimum: 24.00 Maximum 36.43 JOB SUMMARY Responsible and accountable for implementing, directing, communicating, and documenting the nursing process in accordance with current established standards (more...)
Company: Saint Joseph Health System
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: 09/24/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Michigan jobs by following @recnetMI on Twitter!

Kalamazoo RSS job feeds