Why Join Heartland Dental Care?
If you are a reliable and positive individual looking for career satisfaction and continuing educational opportunities, join our team at Heartland Dental Care! We are seeking a friendly Expanded Duties Dental Assistant to support the clinical treatment care of our patients. As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant with Heartland, you will play a large role in the provision of effective and trustworthy dental services. You will sustain patient comfort, soothe upset patients, listen to their needs and educate them on dental procedures. You will also manage clinical supplies, work efficiently to maintain the dentist’s schedule and adhere to all OSHA and company safety policies.
Job Responsibilities - Expanded Duties Dental Assistant – EDDA – Dental Assistant:
As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant with Heartland Dental Care, 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 Care
Job Requirement - Expanded Duties Dental Assistant – EDDA – Dental Assistant :
As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant with Heartland Dental Care, 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, occasionaly overnight
Dental assisting school certificate is a plus
Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus
At Heartland Dental Care, we understand that our employees work hard, so we offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as continuing educational opportunities that exceed the industry norm. Our extensive training and continuing education opportunities are unparalleled. Finally, we invest heavily in our employees and prefer to promote from within. If your career ambitions include leadership, we have many opportunities for you. Our business is expected to double in size within the next five to seven years and new positions will be created to support our growth.
Medical and prescription drug insurance
Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees
Vision care support
401(K) retirement plan
6 paid holidays off
Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture
Potential for 2 weeks vacation available
About Heartland Dental Care
Heartland Dental Care is a collection of 375 affiliated hometown dental offices that currently reside in 19 states. Our company is comprised of over 5,000 employees. Heartland Dental Care provides dentists and team members' leadership and support through continuing education and services such as staffing, human resources, purchasing, marketing, administration, financial and information technology.
We proudly invite you to Come Grow with Us!
Heartland Dental Care - 2 years ago