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Dental Assistant

Company: Actalent
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Description:This position, under professional direction of the Dental Coordinator, provides chair side dental assistance and office supportive services in the dental clinic. It involves a wide range of responsibilities and the ability to coordinate multiple activities simultaneously in order to ensure an efficient dental office operation.

  • Obtain health histories for review by the dentist and document oral examinations in Dentrix.
  • Receive and prepare patients for treatment
  • Perform coronal polishing and fluoride application, and provide patient instructions pre- and post-operative.
  • Follow all safety engineering practices, including use of lead aprons, PPE hazardous and infectious product handling, sharps handling, curing light exposure, and MSDS/OSHA knowledge and understanding.
  • Maintain an inventory of dental and office supplies. Place orders when necessary as directed by the Dental Coordinator to ensure that these items are stocked in sufficient quantity.
  • Attend staff meetings of the dental unit and/or PCHC meetings that have relevance to dental staff.
  • Follow accepted dental procedures in the preparing and post-treatment cleanup of dental equipment and operatories, including hard surface disinfection.
  • Cross-train to Patient Services duties, including but not limited to, verification of insurance, patient check in, and appointment confirmation.Skills:Health care, Medical, dentrix, Bilingual, Patient educationAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Graduate of Accredited Dental Assistant Program OR equivalent training with at least 1 year of chair side clinical experience as a dental assistantBilingual in English and Spanish is a PlusExperience Level:Entry Level

    About Actalent:

    Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.
    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Oshkosh , Dental Assistant, Other , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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