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Dental Assistant II

Company: HealthPoint
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Dental Assistant II - ***$1,000.00 Signing Bonus***
Would you like to have a career that makes a daily difference in people's lives? Do you want to be part of a caring, respectful, diverse community? If you answered yes to these questions, keep reading!HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it, regardless of circumstances. Founded in 1971, we believe that the quality of your health care should not depend on how much money you make, what language you speak or what your health is, because everyone deserves great care.Position Summary:Dental Assistant II is responsible for patient preparation, chair side support to dental providers, dental hygienist, sterilization and clinic flow. Your contribution to the team includes:

  • Greet and prepare patients for exams by identifying patient's chief complaint and taking vitals.
  • Access and update patient information in Electronic Dental Record (EDR) and Electronic Practice Management (EPM) computer system as required.
  • Provide chair side assistance to dental providers with exams and procedures including, but not limited to, prophylaxis, root canals, restorative, crowns and bridges.
  • Perform digital imaging, prophylaxis, sealants, provide telephone refilling of medications. Record medication refills in patient record.
  • Provide instructions to patients on the use of medications as directed by the provider.
  • Provide instruction in home care and give general health information as directed by a provider.
  • Sterilize used equipment, instruments and operatories following OSHA, WISHA guidelines. Prepare and stock operatories at the start and throughout each day.
  • Act as liaison between receptionists and providers ensuring timely and orderly patient flow throughout the clinic.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient medical/dental records, financial, and personal information.
  • Maintains good attendance, is punctual and works full scheduled shift is a condition of employment.
  • Demonstrates respectful, professional and appropriate behavior that supports a team-oriented work environment.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, core values and goals of HealthPoint and its healthcare delivery including the ability to integrate values of integrity, wisdom, creativity, cooperation, responsibility and respect into appropriate programs and services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Attend staff meetings, in-service meetings and participate in agency committees and task force activities as required.Must have's you'll need to be successful:
    • Certificate from a Dental Assistant program and/or 1 to 2 years of related dental experience.
    • Maintain current registration/licensure with the State of Washington.
    • Possesses basic operating knowledge of computers. Beginning level of Word, Excel and Outlook required.
    • Recent experience with an electronic dental record (EDR) and electronic practice management application strongly desired.Proof of immunizations and/or immunity to: COVID-19, MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella), Varicella, Annual Influenza, and TB are required for all employees. Additionally, if you work in a HealthPoint clinic, Tdap (within last 10 years) is required. Hepatitis B. is required for clinical employees with potential exposure to blood/blood products. All immunizations are a condition of employment. Upon hire, employees must provide proof of their immunizations and/or immunity prior to starting or no later than their fifth (5) business day of employment.Where to gather your records:
      • If you received immunizations in Washington, Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland or West Virginia, you may visit http://wa.myir.net to create an account and retain proof of your medical records for the immunity/immunization requirements.
      • If records do not show any data, please seek guidance from your provider for further assistance.HealthPoint is committed to offering all employees a competitive compensation, benefits and several other perks.
        • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Coverage
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Generous PTO Plan
        • Paid Holidays
        • Opportunity Time Off (extended time off for staff to invest in themselves)
        • Retirement Plan with Employer Match
        • Voluntary plans at a discount, such as life insurance and identity theft insurance
        • Third Party Perks Discounted Movie Tickets, Travel, Hotels, and more
        • Growth OpportunitiesTo learn more about HealthPoint, go to www.healthpointchc.org! #practiceyourpassionIt is the policy of HealthPoint to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, because of sensory, physical, or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity or any other factor protected by local, state or federal law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.

Keywords: HealthPoint, Redmond , Dental Assistant II, Healthcare , Redmond, Washington

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