Guidesoft Inc. dba Knowledge Services

  • Dental Assistant

    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/10/2018 3:22 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10694
    Job City
    Richmond
    Job State
    Indiana
  • Overview

    Knowledge Services was established by Julie Bielawski in 1994 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Knowledge Services, a certified woman-owned business enterprise (WBE), is a technology and professional services organization with employees located in offices throughout North America. Knowledge Services is an ISO 9001:2008 certified workforce management solutions company. We are experts in workforce management solutions for government and commercial organizations. With Knowledge Services, organizations can efficiently and cost-effectively engage, retain and manage needed talent, while mitigating the risks associated with contingent workers. 

     

    Our client is looking for a Dental Assistant in Richmond, Indiana. This position is a long term, temporary position that can lead to more permanent placement.

     

    Shift: 8AM-5PM

    Current schedule (subject to change): Wednesday from 8am - 5pm and every other Friday from 8am - 2pm.  This is subject to change and selected candidate may be asked to work more hours or other days if volume increases.  The hospital anticipates this position working around 16 hours per week.

    Responsibilities

    POSITION SUMMARY: 

    To assist the dentist in providing dental treatment needs for patients served by the State Operated Facilities. Performs basic office procedures to effectively meet the demands of a dental practice. Monitors dental equipment along with sterilization requirements per OSHA. Undertaking of other job duties and responsibilities as assigned per Health Clinic Supervisor.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Primary essential duties include basic dental assisting skills
    • Scheduling of the dental clinic
    • Adherence to sterilization and infection control policies
    • Maintains inventory control/ordering of dental materials and supplies
    • Performs related work as directed or required.
    • Scheduling and assisting Dentist with dental procedures.
    • Prepares patients for treatment by arranging instruments and making them ready for use.
    • Tracking and scheduling annual dental exams hospital wide.
    • Educate patients about proper dental care and hygiene during visits.
    • Speaks to the patients to make them feel safe before, during and after treatment.
    • Demonstrates responsibility for proper techniques in sterilization, clinic disinfection and on-going monitoring of specific care indicators, such as x-ray exposure badges, biological spore testing and infection control solutions.
    • Ability to keep inventory control/ordering of dental materials and supplies.
    • Accurately documents procedures performed as approved by the dentist.
    • Maintains dental records and charts and completes correspondence needed for continuity of care.
    • Maintains any renewal or certification for dental equipment such as lead aprons, x-ray machines and badges.
    • Maintains equipment cleaning log on a weekly and monthly basis.
    • Maintains dental equipment and schedules routine maintenance.
    • Maintains oversight of eyewash stations for compliance with environment of care and infection control measures in the dental clinic.

    Qualifications

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • Previous experience of at least 1-2 years as a dental assistant or completion of an accredited course of training as a dental assistant.
    • Current X-ray licensure.
    • Computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word as well as a valid driver’s license.
    • Must have competency based training for the sterilization process.    
    • Requires the ability to multi-task with excellent organizational skills; must be highly reliable.
    • Must be knowledgeable regarding adherence to standard dental practices by the American Dental Association, OSHA and the CDC Dental Guidelines.
    • Must possess good communication skills and integrity to work effectively with multiple disciplines.
    • Current X-Ray license is required as well as a copy of the dental assistant certificate.

     

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