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Dental Assistant

Posted: 08/27/2023

Community Health and Dental Care (CHDC) is a non-profit community health center located in Pottstown, PA. We provide the highest quality health and dental care for our patient by utilizing the latest standards and most advanced technology in a professional atmosphere. 
 

CH-DC Benefits Include:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance 
  • Generous PTO Accrual
  • 401K Company Match
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Company paid life insurance
  • $1,000 waiver of deductibles/copays for employees and family members that use the CH-DC health center, PER year
  • No PTO needed for employee preventative care appointments
  • Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance, employee discounts, monthly all-staff meetings, summer picnic, winter team celebration, and much more!

JOB TITLE: DENTAL ASSISTANT

SALARY: $18 - $20/hour

OTHER INFORMATION: This is a non-exempt position. 

REPORTS TO: DENTAL CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

FULL-TIME POSITION 

QUALIFICATIONS OF DENTAL ASSISTANT:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Dental Assistant Certification required.
  • Pennsylvania Radiology Certification required.         
  • Basic CPR (BCLS) Certification
  • Two years' experience working in the health care field.
  • Capacity for covering Dental Assistants at all sites as needed.

DENTAL ASSISTANT RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists Dentist in providing quality dental care in all venues through which agency personnel provide dental care.
  • Assist with policy/procedure development in the dental department.
  • Implement and adhere to the policies of the organization, as well as those of funding sources and third-party payers.
  • Attend all regular dental team meetings.
  • Implementation of the dental department’s Quality Improvement Plan.
  • Maintain cleanliness and infection control measures in the dental clinic.
  • Assist front desk staff as necessary in scheduling, telephone, and patient flow management.
  • Seat and dismiss patients and set up operatories for procedures.
  • Provide four handed assisting to the dentist during procedures.
  • Assist with charting all patients, including date, service rendered, instruction given, treatment planning, medical history updates, etc.
  • Perform clinical procedures as delegated by dentist, including screenings, preparation of lab cases, and exposing, developing, and mounting radiographs.
  • Provide patient instruction and demonstrate, when necessary, as delegated by dentist.
  • Maintain current CPR licensure and certification to take radiographs in Pennsylvania.
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Medical Director or Dental Program Manager.

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