CCI Health & Wellness Services
  • 13-Jul-2017 to 12-Oct-2017 (EST)
  • Gaithersburg, MD, USA
  • Full Time

CCI Health and Wellness Services is a group practice, empowering patients to partner with staff for an unparalleled healthcare experience. Through integrated teams in a learning environment, we deliver high quality, affordable, care to every patient during all stages of life.

Position Summary:

The Dental Assistant works under the supervision of the Dental Center Manager, and is responsible for a wide range of tasks in the Dental Center, including patient care, administrative duties, laboratory and x-ray functions.  The Dental Assistant position requires a diverse set of skills:  clinical, clerical, interpersonal, and technological. The Dental assistant MUST be Bilingual (English / Spanish) and have a certification to conduct x-rays.

As a member of the health center's integrated care team the Dental Assistant will fulfill the following KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES towards the provision of patient centered, coordinated patient care:

  • Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment for each patient.
  • Organizing and laying out instruments for Provider's use.
  • Handing instruments and other materials to Provider during procedures.
  • Providing patient care and assistance to Provider as needed.
  • Taking X-Rays of patients' teeth.
  • Taking impressions of patients' teeth.
  • Make appointments, answering telephones and questions, making follow-up calls.
  • Process billing and collections.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of sterile procedures; cleaning specifications of various dental equipment, fixtures, utensils and related materials.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment and maintaining quality control standards.
  • Knowledge of methods, procedures and protocols for the handling and disposing of hazardous waste materials.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to foster a positive work environment.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to make appointments, answer phones and questions, contact patients for follow-up.
  • Ability to process billing and collections.
  • Provide positive attitude and behavior.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Dental Assistant license a plus.
  • Certification to operate X-Ray equipment
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish required.
  • Ability to relate to culturally diverse patients and community.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
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