InterCare Careers

Dental Assistant

  • Job Tracking ID: 512210-727048
  • Job Location: Pullman, MI
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 05, 2020
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

 Become part of a Migrant and Community Health Center, where you will:

  • Have a passionate purpose.
  • Do worthwhile work.
  • Make a difference in people’s lives.

 

InterCare is searching for a full-time Dental Assistant to join our team! At InterCare, you’ll find a rewarding and challenging work environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes: vacation/personal paid time off, sick time, 10 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement program, medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, and short term and long term disability insurance.

 

At InterCare Community Health Network, we believe all people have the right to equal access to quality health care. 

 

Work Schedule:

Hours are Monday through Friday hours may vary.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides efficient and effective patient care according to the adopted clinical standards.
    • Prepare, stock, and clean the room for patient treatment before and after treatment.
    • Seat and prepare patients for treatment including patient identification and vitals.
    • Documentation in HER, EDR, and EPM as needed.
    • Clean and sterilize instruments.
    • Provide instructions for procedures completed, using diverse learning skills with documentation of patient understanding.
    • Schedule return appointments.
    • Communicate effectively with patients & families involved in their care.
  • Participates constructively as a clinical team member.
    • Efficiently assist dentists and dental hygienists to maximize provider productivity.
    • Communicate openly with other staff and site managers.
  • Meets all dental safety and regulatory requirements.
    • Adhere to all regulatory body, infection control, and organizational standards.

 

Experience and Skills:

Required Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited dental assistant program required.
  • National certification or willingness to obtain through Intercare assistance.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of theory and practices of dentistry, typically acquired through completion of a dental assisting curriculum.
  • Displays compassionate, ethical and professional demeanor.

 

About Us

InterCare Community Health Network is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Bangor, Michigan. We employ 400 medical and dental health professionals and support personnel at multiple locations. InterCare is a federally qualified health center dedicated to improving individual health and reducing health issues in the communities that we serve. InterCare Community Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

InterCare participates in E-Verify and once you have accepted a job offer and completed your I-9, we will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.