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ATS: Dental assistant + up to a 5% signing reward

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This is a Full-time position in Beaufort, SC posted June 10, 2020.

Our Client is a clinician owned and operated medical staffing company founded in 2011, contracting with Commercial and Federal medical agencies, facilities and schools.

We believe in a collaborative effort with all patient care.

Our medical teams always consist of support from team leaders and an efficient way to communicate and collaborate with everyone.

Join today to help service our Military and their families across the nation.

DENTAL ASSISTANT SITE OF SERVICE: Provide dental services in support of the Naval Hospital Beaufort, SC.

Services shall be provided in the Naval Hospital Beaufort, SC (Parris Island, SC), subordinate Branch Dental Clinics and Branch Dental Annexes including Branch Dental Clinic Marine Corps Air Station clinics.

POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS: Degree: Certificate or Associate Degree.

Education: Successful completion of one of the following: ~Certificate or Associate Degree as a dental assistant/technician from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA) and 12 months experience within the preceding 36 months.

~ Certification from a military dental technician or dental assistant school and 12 months experience within the preceding 36 months.

~Certification from a Red Cross Dental Assistant course and 12 months experience within the preceding 36 months.

~36 months experience within the preceding 60 months as a dental assistant in a private practice or a military clinic.

Membership in good standing with the American Association of Dental Assistants with required continuing education and 12 months experience within the preceding 36 months.

Graduation from a state accredited program for dental assistants or dental technology within the preceding 12 months.

All training must have included a course in radiation physics; radiation biology; radiation health, safety, and protection; X-ray films and radiographic film quality; radiographic techniques; darkroom and processing techniques; film mounting; and, digital radiographic processing techniques.

Certification: Certified in radiography as required by 42 CFR Part 75.

Experience: Six months of experience as a Dental Assistant after graduation.

U.S.

Citizenship: shall be U.S.

citizens.

CORE DUTIES: Performs duties in providing assistance in one or more phases of complex/difficult restorative, prosthodontic, oral surgical, endodontic, or periodontal treatment.

Receives and schedules patients for treatment.

Obtains and records related medical history of patient.

Charts examination and treatment information.

Records information on prescriptions.

Sterilizes instruments, materials, and equipment; prepares surgical trays.

Maintains dental equipment in a clean and operative condition.

Assists dentist at chair side.

Performs intra-oral procedures as directed by dentist.

Takes preliminary impressions for study models, removes sutures, places and removes rubber dams, perio-packs, matrix bands, and wedges.

Relays dentist’s instructions to patient for post-treatment care.

Instructs patient in proper dental techniques, care of appliances, and causes of dental decay.

Operates dental X-ray equipment to take intra and extra oral radiographs.

Maintains, cleans, and performs minor repairs on X-ray equipment and materials.

Pours and trims models from impressions, and constructs custom impression trays.

Maintains a variety of recurring reports related to dental activities.

HOURS: Services shall be provided Monday through Friday, between the hours of 0600 and 1830 hours.

Shifts will normally be scheduled for an 8.5 to 11 hour period, to include an uncompensated 30 to 60 minute lunch break, respectively Each full-time HCW shall be on duty for 80 hours every two weeks.

In no instance will a full time HCW exceed 160 hours per four-week period.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects.

Flexible and able to work with various personalities.

Team work skills required.

Time management skills required.

The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential.

High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.