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Bilingual Dental Assistant

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Texas City
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Do you want to be the reason someone smiles today? Would you LOVE to assist our dentists in making someones smile perfect? Are you ready for the challenge? Coastal Health and Wellness is seeking a Bilingual Dental Assistant I! The right candidate will be responsible for working with dentists using specialized equipment and materials to properly treat patients and provide a variety of comprehensive services in the Coastal Health and Wellness ambulatory dental clinics.We can offer you:Excellent Benefits; including an Amazing retirement package, Paid Time Off plans, Affordable Medical Insurance, FREE Life Insurance, FREE Long-Term Disability, FREE Parking and much, much more! Team Oriented EnvironmentWe want you to join our team of professionals! If you meet the criteria listed below, please apply. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalentCompletion of a dental assisting programClinical patient treatment experience (i.e. externship) preferred, but not required1+ years of employment experience as a dental assistant, preferred, but not requiredBilingual in Spanish requiredExperienced in digital radiography techniquesCurrent RDA licensure from the Texas State Board of Dental ExaminersCurrent CPRMust have a working knowledge of dental terminology, tooth numbering systems, proper infection control techniques, radiology techniques, instrumentation, chairside assisting, oral evacuation systems and dental materialsComputer skills to include, Next Gen QSI software/Electronic dental records/ Microsoft Office, preferredAbility for spur of the moment transportation without relying on organization vehiclesMust possess or ability to readily obtain a valid drivers license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operatedDepartment of Motor Vehicle check may be required, if applicableCustomer Service OrientedExcellent written and verbal communication skillsExcellent Computer Skills MS OfficeMust be willing and able to work evening and weekend hours if necessaryMust be in compliance with GCHD Immunizations policyMust be in compliance with ICS training requirementsMust pass criminal background check and drug/alcohol screeningAn equivalent combination of education and work experience which appropriately demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described essential functions will be considered when hiring for this role. Traditional Duties:Exposes and adjusts contrast on periapical and panoramic x-rays as requested by the providerAssists provider for all dental proceduresPrepares and disinfects treatment roomsPrepares patients for dental proceduresFollow the Dental Department and Infection Control guidelinesPour and trim dental castsMonitors and restock suppliesTakes and records vital signsDocuments charting, medical history and pre denture assessments into EDR under the supervision of the dentistProperly disposes of biohazard wasteUnpacks and monitors suppliesSends and receives lab casesCarries out daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance duties on dental equipment per manufacturerFills out malfunction reports for equipment repair and supplies form to supervisorCompletes daily, weekly, and monthly logsPrepares and sends daily dental clinic reportsCommunicates with supervisor and unit receptionist regarding referrals, appointments, and special scheduling circumstancesNotifies supervisor of patient concerns or complaintsUnderstands and follows GCHD/CHW Infection Control policies, plans, procedures and guidelines related to program area requirementsAdhere to job specific competencies within established departmental deadlinesPerforms other duties as assigned by supervisorTo apply please visit our website and fill out our online application. Applications can be submitted by fax to (409) 938-2284, emailed to or in person at 9850-A, Suite A-111, Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591.No Phone Calls PleaseADA

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Texas City , Bilingual Dental Assistant, Other , Texas City, Texas

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