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HealthFirst Family Care Center Dental Assistant in Fall River, Massachusetts

Dental Assistant Summary Under the direction of the Dental Assistant Supervisor and direct supervision of the Dental Provider, the Dental Assistant will assist and perform a wide variety of patient oral health care services, including: assist the Dentist during dental examinations and procedures; maintain sterilization and infection control protocols; performs dental radiology and records treatment information in patient records. Support dental department in a variety of administrative and clerical functions as needed or directed by the Dental Assistant Supervisor or Provider. Schedule 8:00 am ? 6:00 pm four days a week Rotating Saturdays 9:00 am ? 1:00 pm Required Qualifications 1. Successful completion of Dental Assistant program at an accredited institution. Required 2. Satisfactory completion of continuing education credits as mandated by any professional boards, licensing agencies, or credentialing organizations as applicable. Required 3. Community health or dental background preferred. 4. Bilingual/Trilingual preferred. 5. Must submit CORI and demonstrate proof of being free from disqualifying information. Required 6. Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner and in accordance with HIPAA guidelines. Required 7. Excellent oral and written communication skills. 8. Ability to work accurately, independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment. 9. Excellent organizational, computer, and customer service skills. Competencies 1. High level of customer service and a positive approach to work with patients. Projects positive attitude about the department and the health center, and offers services to ensure positive experience. 2. Ability to maintain an organized work area and work collaboratively as a member of a team. 3. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and time management skills to effectively communicate with patients. 4. Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner. 5. Works well under pressure to manage stressful situations. 6. Uses sound judgment and confidence. 7. Ability to multi- task. 8. Detail-oriented and accurate. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. Benefits include: excellent compensation, signing bonus, 3.2 weeks of paid time off, 3 personal days, and 12.5 paid holidays; reimbursable licensing fees and continuing education credits; employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, and referral program; employer contributed health, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability and retirement contributions; voluntary flexible spending accounts and disability/critical illness coverage. Learn more about us by checking out our website and company video. HealthFirst Family Care Center, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) HealthFirst celebrates and supports diversity and varied perspectives. We strive to eliminate discrimination and to hire applicants of diverse backgrounds, cultures and thoughts. HealthFirst does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy/breastfeeding, transgender status, and sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other protected class.