Dental Assistant - FT

Employer
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Location
Prior Lake
Posted
Jul 07, 2017
Closes
Jul 28, 2017
Ref
3401
Contact
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Category
Healthcare
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Shift - Hours: First
Days: Monday - Friday
Hiring rate or hiring range: Based on qualifications
Job Description:

Job Summary:

Assists the Dentist and Dental Hygienist with tasks associated in the examination, gathering medical information, and dental treatments as needed. Also provide some administrative support as needed.


Job Duties:

  1. Work alongside the Dentist or Dental Hygienist and assist as needed by handing dental instruments and other materials, assist as requested, and recording medical information during the examination and treatment.
  2. Make patients feel comfortable before, during, and after dental treatment.
  3. Assist with the oral examination by collecting and recording the patients' medical history and completing other medical assessments as directed.
  4. Prepare and maintain dental instruments, equipment, and supplies, ensuring all instruments and equipment are sterile prior to use.
  5. Organize and lay out dental instruments and other material as needed for the Dentist or Dental Hygienist.
  6. Prepare dental materials to include composites, amalgams, cements, impression materials, and other supplies as directed.
  7. Monitor and manage inventory of dental instruments, equipment, materials, and related supplies.
  8. Complies with HIPAA rules and maintains all patient information confidentially and securely.
  9. May complete other duties as requested by the Dentist.


Requirements:
  1. Successful completion of an accredited Dental Assistant program.
  2. Must be a Licensed Dental Assistant or Registered Dental Assistant in good standing or eligible to become licensed in the state of Minnesota.
  3. Good computer skills to include MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as other health care related software as needed.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Must hold and maintain Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. If not CPR certified upon hire, must obtain certification within 90 days of employment.
  6. On feet or standing 90% of shift.
This candidate may be asked to work some front desk duties as well as in the clinic. This position has an option to work four ten hour days flexable hours between 7:00am - 7:00pm.