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Dental Assistant

Company: VitalCore Health Strategies
Location: Burlington
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Start A New Career with VitalCore Health Strategies!View our opportunities at: https://vitalcorehs.Com/careersVitalCore Health Strategies, (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Healthcare, has an opening for a Dental Assistant at Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield, Vermont!!!At VitalCore we pride ourselves on retaining and acquiring hardworking ethical individuals who are committed to providing quality services. Join our team and experience first-hand how VitalCore Health Strategies promotes a positive work environment that is based on respect and appreciation of the hard work and dedication of our staff.DENTAL ASSISTANT POSITION SUMMARYThe Dental Assistant works under direct supervision of the dentist while assisting with patient care, instruments, supplies and records.DENTAL ASSISTANT ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSPrepares operatory with appropriate instruments and material for the patients scheduled to be seen.Assists dentist during treatment, providing instruments, material retraction or suction. Sterilizes instruments and disinfects operatory between patients.Schedules patients for dental appointments.Performs laboratory procedures such as mixing impression material for dentures and assists in the clinical procedures of prosthetic dentistry.Develops and mounts routine radiographs. Assists in maintaining dental charts and records dental findings.Follows security regulations for keys, sharps, and controlled medications.Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.Adheres to Universal Precautions and other appropriate infection control practices.Inventories and orders supplies to maintain proper levels.Attends training and meetings as required.DENTAL ASSISTANT REQUIRED EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, REGISTRATIONMinimum of one-year dental assistant experience required.High school diploma or equivalent.Must have current CPR certification.Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements. We're people who are fueled by passion, not by profit.Keywords: Dental Assistant, Dental, Corrections#indvermontFT

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