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Licensed Dental Assistant - Baystate Dental

Overview
BAYSTATE DENTAL IS EXPANDING / COME JOIN OUR TEAM
Come join our dynamic team of dental professionals. Located in Belchertown, MA, we have several locations looking to add to our team.
Do you have dental office experience or customer service training? If you answered yes, then we have a great opportunity for you. Consider joining a team whose desire it is to provide the best patient experience and clinical care.
We are looking for a mature, well spoken, dynamic and detail oriented team player. If you are this type of professional then this the job you have been looking for. Dental experience with an outgoing and friendly personality is beneficial. Flexibility in your work schedule is a must.
Since 1983, our multi-specialty practice has provided comprehensive family dental care to adults and children over the age of three.
We are seeking a Licensed Dental Assistant to work at our affiliated practice, Baystate Dental Northampton, located in Northampton, MA. This is a full-time position. The Dental Assistant we hire is required to have an x-ray license for the state of MA; Licensed Dental Assistant is required in the state of MA; and hands on Dental Assistant experience. This position offers a competitive salary, plus benefits!
Responsibilities
Job Description:
Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.
Duties:
Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth.
Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Qualifications
Desired Skills:
Must hold a Licensed Dental Assistant license for the state of MA
Must have an x-ray license for the state of MA
Experience working as a Dental Assistant or formal training from a Dental Assistant program
Additional benefits for full-time employees:
Medical
Dental services
Life insurance
Vision
Paid time off
6 paid holidays off
401k to name a few
Baystate Dental Belchertown is a highly successful affiliated practice of Dental Care Alliance (DCA).
DCA Mission
We improve the practice of dentistry by partnering and supporting our dental professionals, so they can create a lifetime of healthy smiles for their patients.
DCA Vision
To be the trusted partner of choice for the industry's best dental professionals.
DCA Values - USMILE
Unleash Career Potential-of our employees and partnersService Excellence-to our professionals, patients and familiesMeaningful Contribution-all can make a differenceIntegrity First-in all we doLeadership-in our field and we assume accountabilityExcellence in Action-we are committed to get the job done
Our mission, vision and values are a vital part of our everyday interactions with all employees, and most importantly, with patients and families.
You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Dental Care Alliance. Stronger Together.


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