Medtrust, LLC

  • Dental Assistant

    Location US-TX-Wichita Falls
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-3845
  • Overview

    Dental Assistant


    Are you an experienced Dental Assistant?  Would you like an opportunity to give back to our men and women in uniform?


    We are currently accepting resumes for Dental Assistant to provide medical services at the Department of Defense Military Health System (MHS) in ( Sheppard AFB)  Wichita Falls, TX area.


     


    Monday through Friday


    Duty hours vary anywhere between 0600 – 1930 hours


    All personnel should be flexible enough to rotate shifts


     


    For consideration please send resumes to: vramirez@medtruststaffing.com


     


    MedTrust is committed to quality in everything we do. We carefully match our employees to the right opportunity. We have earned the Joint Comission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Healthcare Staffing Services


     


    Join a team whose business is built on a history of integrity, honesty, and reliability.


     


    As a MedTrust team member, you are eligible for the following benefits:



    • Medical

    • Dental

    • Vision

    • Life Insurance

    • Short and Long-term disability

    • Paid Time Off (PTO)

    • Federal Holidays

    • CEU Reimbursement

    • 401K


     

    Responsibilities


    •  Performs duties in providing assistance in one or more phases of complex/difficult restorative,
      prosthodontic, oral surgical, endodontic, or periodontal treatment. Receives and schedules patients for
      treatment.
       Obtains and records related medical history of patient. Charts examination and treatment information.
      Records information on prescriptions.
       Sterilizes instruments, materials, and equipment; prepares surgical trays. Maintains dental equipment in a
      clean and operative condition.
       Assists dentist at chair side. Performs intra-oral procedures as directed by dentist. Takes preliminary
      impressions for study models, removes sutures, places and removes rubber dams, perio-packs, matrix
      bands, and wedges.
       Relays dentist’s instructions to patient for post-treatment care. Instructs patient in proper dental techniques,
      care of appliances, and causes of dental decay.
       Operates dental X-ray equipment to take intra and extra oral radiographs. Maintains, cleans, and performs
      minor repairs on X-ray equipment and materials.m.

    Qualifications


    • Certificate or Associate Degree.

    • Successful completion of a one of the following:
      o Certificate or Associate Degree as a dental assistant/technician from a program accredited by the
      Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA) and 12
      months experience within the preceding 36 months.
      o Certification from a military dental technician or dental assistant school and 12 months experience
      within the preceding 36 months.
      o Certification from a Red Cross Dental Assistant course and 12 months experience within the preceding
      36 months.
      o 36 months experience within the preceding 60 months as a dental assistant in a private practice or a
      military clinic.
      o Membership in good standing with the American Association of Dental Assistants with required
      continuing education and 12 months experience within the preceding 36 months.
      o Graduation from a state accredited program for dental assistants or dental technology within the
      preceding 12 months.

    • All training must have included a course in radiation physics; radiation biology; radiation health, safety,
      and protection; X-ray films and radiographic film quality; radiographic techniques; darkroom and processing
      techniques; film mounting; and, digital radiographic processing techniques.

    • Six months of experience as a Dental Assistant after graduation.

    • Certified in radiography

    • Basic cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course such as American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) health care provider course or an equivalent course based on published national guidelines for BLS IAW AFI 44-102. Web-based classes do not meet the standards in AFI 44-102.


    MedTrust LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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