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Dental Assistant

Company: Access Community Health Centers, Inc.
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title Dental Assistant Position Summary The Dental Assistant works with the dentists in providing dental treatment and care to patients of Access Community Health Centers. The Dental Assistant will work effectively on a team and communicate respectfully based on shared goals and mutual respect. They will accurately update the dental record and document treatment that occurred during the visit. The Dental Assistant prepare the examination rooms by ensuring all necessary equipment is ready for the dentist. They also assist the dentist during their procedures by handing them instruments and anticipating their needs throughout the appointment. The Dental Assistant ensures that patients flow through the treatment processes quickly and efficiently following consistent processes, while also delivering great experiences through compassionate interaction. The Dental Assistant will also determine the needs of patients and assists in connecting to appropriate resources, and provides information to resolve less complex issues. If a patient requires additional intervention, the Dental Assistant determines the next course of action including forwarding to or consulting with the appropriate Access leadership. The Dental Assistant requires extensive knowledge of Access Community Health Centers for the purpose of addressing and routing patient concerns and questions. The Dental Assistant will support department and inter-departmental workflows as needed. Support our mission and values:Improving health. Improving lives. Our shared values are the guiding principles which lie at the core of the work we do every day. They reflect our culture and our commitment to those we serve. CompassionListen to our patients, staff and community to understand their needs and provide care with empathy and respect. Diversity Provide care and build community that respects the personal, social and cultural diversity reflected in our patients and staff.Stewardship Use the resources we are given effectively and efficiently, and we value innovation.OpportunityBelieve that every person deserves quality healthcare to help them overcome barriers and create new opportunities.Community Work together with healthcare organizations and local partners to improve the health of our community and expand care to those with limited access. Desired candidate would have the following qualifications:Required Qualifications:--- A High School diploma or equivalent --- Certificate in dental assisting from an accredited technical college or 6 months of dental assisting experience --- BLS certification Desired Qualifications:--- Fluency in English and Spanish or English and Hmong --- Experience with EPIC or other electronic health record software system Compensation and Benefits: Our total compensation package includes competitive wages, plus a full range of attractive benefits for regular full and part time staff working a minimum of 20 hours per week and includes: Health insurance Dental insuranceLife InsuranceLong and short-term disability insurance 401(k) retirement plan (100% vested with employer match)Flexible spending plans Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Paid time off program (for vacation, personal and sick time)Paid holidays Childcare referral programTransportation programTuition reimbursement COVID-19 Vaccine:Proof that you are fully vaccinated is a condition of employment. Access Community Health Centers will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated because of a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs when doing so does not compromise the safety of others or impose an undue hardship on our organization.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status PI215401359

Keywords: Access Community Health Centers, Inc., Madison , Dental Assistant, Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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