Dental Assistant I

Dental · Big Rapids, Michigan
Department Dental
Employment Type 100%
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Job Summary:


To provide chairside assistance to our dentists and within the current ADA Guidelines of the scope of practice for a Certified or Registered Dental Assistant; act as a resource for other dental staff; and maintain dental instruments, equipment and operatories in a clean and ready for use manner.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Assists the dentist with dental procedures.
  • Responsible for keeping dental instruments, equipment and operatories clean to be readily used.
  • Patient preparation for the dentist.
  • Sets up operatories for dental procedures.
  • Assists dentist using 4 handed dentistry.
  • Organizes operatories assuring adequate and appropriate supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains standards of asepsis and follows safety guidelines.
  • Familiar with OSHA Guidelines.


Qualifications:


  • Certified or Registered Dental Assistant
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  •  Previous experience in healthcare desirable
  • Computer experience desirable


Location(s): Big Rapids/Float


Employment Type:  Full-time


Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt


Benefits: Full Benefits


Family Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Location
    Big Rapids, Michigan
  • Department
    Dental
  • Employment Type
    100%
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level