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Dental Assistant - Osceola, IN

Responsibilities:

As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office, you will organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop X-rays and provide comprehensive post-operative dental procedures to patients. Additional responsibilities of the Expanded Duties Dental Assistant include:

  • Taking and recording medical and dental histories and patient vital signs
  • Assisting the dentist in managing dental emergencies
  • Improving your clinical skills and acumen through participation in continuing education and training opportunities offered by Heartland Dental

Qualifications

Requirements:

Job Requirement - Expanded Duties Dental Assistant EDDA Dental Assistant:

As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, you must have a positive and outgoing personality, exceptional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, excellent patient care skills and strong organizational skills. Additional requirements for the Expanded Duties Dental Assistant include:

  • Superior working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs
  • Ability to travel at least once every other month for training, occasionally overnight
  • Dental assisting school certificate is a plus
  • Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus

Heartland Dental provides all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.



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