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Dental Assistants - $1,500 Sign-On!

Company: Advantage Care Health Centers
Location: Freeport
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Dental Assistants - $1,500 Sign-On!

Full Time/Flex and Part Time positions available in
Brookville, Glen Head, Melville and Freeport locations!

Since 2004, - Advantage Care Health Centers - has been providing the highest quality comprehensive primary, dental, mental and behavioral health care services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Advantage Care works with various community partners to enhance services by offering residency rotations to medical, psychiatric, nursing and other health-related students from the Northwell Health System.

Our team of compassionate health care professionals take pride in helping each patient obtain and maintain good health by guiding them on a path to wellness. - Be part of one of the most established and respected human services agencies on Long Island!

We are currently seeking full time/flex and part time - Dental Assistants - to facilitate the delivery of dental services by the dentists, dental residents and dental hygienists. In this role, you will:
Assist dentist/resident/hygienist during examination and treatment of patients.
Prepare patient for dental examination.
Sterilize and disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, and assist dentist during dental procedures.
Take/record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient.
Expose dental diagnostic x-rays, when dentist is on site.
Pour, trim, and polish study casts, fabricate custom impression trays from preliminary impressions, clean and polish removable appliances, and fabricate temporary restorations.
Assist dentist/resident/hygienist in management of medical and dental emergencies.
Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
Provide pre/peri/post-operative instructions prescribed by dentist.
Maintain clerical records, dental inventory and ordering, and ambulatory surgery log.
Assist hygienist with distribution of dental products.
Perform water testing on a regular or as needed.
Update the MSDS book for incoming new dental products and revisions.
Ensure OSHA and all safety requirements are observed.
Review sterilization cards.
Scan all necessary document into the EMR.
Perform all duties, as requested by supervisor.

We require:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Graduate of an approved dental assistant training program.
At least six (6) months experience as a dental assistant, a plus.
Basic Life Support/AED certification.
Strong verbal, written and organizational skills.
Proficient in MS Office Suite.
Strong ability to support busy dental teaching program serving OPWDD population as well as developmentally delayed children.
Experience serving persons with developmental delays or disabilities, a plus.

We offer medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, voluntary short/long term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, and more!

Dental Assistants, - for immediate consideration, please call/text Gordon at - 516-805-0667 - or email your resume to: - garchibald@AHRC.org. - An EOE.

Advantage Care Health Centers is an FTCA Deemed Organization. Advantage Care Health Centers is granted medical malpractice protection through the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). Advantage Care Health Centers received HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

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