Dental Assistant

San Francisco, California

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 785617

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $880 / Week

Posted Date: 6/4/2024

San Francisco, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $880 / Week

Job ID: 785617

Posted Date: 6/4/2024

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The Dental Assistant provides support to the dentist during patient care and completes the preparation of the room and dental tools/equipment. The Dental Assistant complete intake paperwork, update patient records, sterilize and organize dental tools, and assist during any dental procedures. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patient, sterilizes and disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays, prepares materials, and assists dentist during dental procedures
  • Takes and records medical and dental histories
  • Exposes dental diagnostic x-rays
  • Makes preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts
  • Assists dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies
  • Instructs patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs
  • Provides postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist
  • Records treatment information in patient records
  • Schedules appointments, prepare bills, and receives payment for dental services, completes insurance forms, and maintains clerical records manually or using the computer
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or its equivalent
  • Current License/Certificate within state of practice
  • One year experience as Dental Assistant preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

“Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Initiative, Amergis will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records”

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