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Pediatric Dental Assistant

at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine, United States

Job Description

 

$5,000 Signing Bonus for Full-Time, New Hires!

JOB SUMMARY

The Dental Assistant provides chair-side clinical assistance and clerical support services as directed by the Dentist.  They are responsible for performing dietary analysis for dental disease control, demonstrating to patients the placement, and removing of prostheses, appliances, and retainers, and providing oral health instructions.  The Dental Assistant will take impressions of study casts and take/expose and process radiographs.  Under the direct supervision of the Dentist, they will perform intra-oral procedures and be responsible for sterilizing and maintaining equipment.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

  • A High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Dental Assistant Certification required
  • Maine Dental Radiography license is required within 6 months of the date of hire
  • BLS certification required

EXPERIENCE

  • 1-3 years past dental assistant experience preferred
  • Experience with Dentrix or another EDR preferred

OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Medical terminology preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills required
  • Excellent customer relation skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities at once
  • Ability to work with small children and young adults

 

Covenant Health Mission Statement

We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.

 

Our Core Values:

•Compassion

We show respect, caring, and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable, and suffering.

 

•Integrity

We promote justice and ethical behavior and responsibly steward our human, financial, and environmental resources.

 

•Collaboration

We work in partnership, dialogue, and shared purpose to create healthy communities.

 

•Excellence

We deliver all services with the highest level of quality while seeking creative innovation.

 

Applicants, employees, and former employees are protected from employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, and genetic information (including family medical history).

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Job Posting: 824709

Posted On: Sep 27, 2022

Updated On: Sep 29, 2022