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Dental Assistant

Company: Harbor Health Services
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Offering a $1000. Sign On Bonus!*Harbor Health Services is an innovative, growing, mission-based organization that lives, serves and collaborates with our community members to achieve our mission to help individuals reach their full potential through access to local, affordable services that promote health. Harbor provides medical, behavioral health, dental, and support services to more than 34,000 patients in Boston, the South Shore, and Cape Cod. Harbor Health also operates two Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly in Mattapan and Brockton, providing comprehensive healthcare, transportation and social services for more than 450 frail elders who continue to live with dignity and independence in the community. To help further the mission of Harbor, we are looking for an extremely talented Dental Assistant to join our Dental Team at the Harbor Community Health Center in Plymouth.Role: The Dental Assistant prepares and maintains all clinical areas for optimal patient treatment, assists chair-side during treatment of patients, ensures that equipment is maintained in operating order and meets standards for health and safety, and implements proper and current infection control duties as per agency procedures and protocol. Position is Full Time and may include evening and Saturday rotation based on operational needs and located at the Harbor Community Health Center-Plymouth. Come join a great team of dental professionals! Position is offered with an excellent and affordable benefits package, generous paid time off with 11 additional paid holidays, ample free parking, great working environment and much more! Newly improved salary! Offering a $1000. Sign On Bonus!*Responsibilities:--- Reviews medical chart with provider, performs intake on the patient and documents in Electronic Dental Record (EDR) following protocols.--- Prepares all clinical areas for treatment planned each session.--- Provides chair-side assistance to Dentists in all procedures in accordance with training.--- Enters relevant patient information into EDR in accordance with training and protocol.--- Provides post op instructions to patients regarding their procedures.--- Implements daily infection control procedures in compliance with CDC and/or state specific infection control practices.--- As directed, or in accordance with state law and HHSI protocol, exposes radiographs and duplicates radiograph when necessary--- Maintains checklists and logs on equipment, oxygen tanks, eyewash stations, code bags as required by HHSI protocol, performs routine maintenance on equipment and monitors/maintains inventory.--- Enters data and maintains the electronic lab log tracking all dental prosthetic cases in accordance with protocol and training.--- Prepares all clinical areas for clinic closing in accordance with protocol.--- Provides guidance and support to Dental Assistants in training as needed.--- Due to operational necessity, may be required to report to another location or remain at work to provide coverage.Requirements: --- High School Diploma/GED.--- Current Massachusetts Dental Assisting License required.--- Current Radiology Certification required or verification from BORID (Board of Registration in Dentistry) of approval to take Radiographs and current BLS (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers)) required.--- Computer literate; must have basic skills in Windows/Office environment.--- Dental Assisting Certification from an accredited program preferred. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.*$1000. Sign On Bonus offered, $500 on hire and $500 after 90 days in good standing, former employees of HHSI not eligible.

Keywords: Harbor Health Services, Plymouth , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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