Premise Health Dental Assistant in Greer, South Carolina

We have openings for Full-Time Dental Assistants to work at our employer health center located in Greer , SC !

Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That's our mission and it's the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation's leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.

Schedule for this position is Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm. No weekends!

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides chair side assistance to dental providers in the performance of dental procedures, to include operative, preventive, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, and all other dental procedures as needed

  • Prepares, sterilizes, organizes, and sets-up dental equipment to ensure that all dental sterilization guidelines are followed according to dental guidelines

  • Monitors and maintains dental inventory, supplies and equipment i.e. compressor, evacuator system, sterilizers, and light curing units etc. in accordance with manufacture guidelines

  • Takes dental radiographs in accordance with provider orders; assists in the monitoring and maintenance of radiation safety procedures and protocols

  • Develops and participates in all performance improvement activity relating to dental practice and ensures the dental component is in compliance with all regulations and standards

  • Provides excellent internal/external customer service via telephone, fax or face-to-face contact to assist patients with their health care needs

  • Patient management during dental procedures to include: instrument transfer, isolation, oral evacuation, retraction, and preparation of dental instruments and materials to include mixing filling and impression materials, charting examination and treatment results on patients’ dental records

  • Maintain daily log-books on daily maintenance procedures

  • Maintain dental laboratory slips creating dental records of incoming and out going dental cases. Maintain proper maintenance of dental charts and dental forms

  • Provide patients with written and oral post-operative instructions for dental procedures

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Must have Radiology, Infection Control and Jurisprudence Certification (if required in state of practice)

  • Current certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for health care providers is required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience or be a graduate from an accredited Dental Assistant Program.

  • Previous experience with Eaglesoft and digital imaging preferred.

  • Experience with Dentrix and DEXIS is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must be proficient with packing cord, making temporaries, alglnate impressions, endodontics and oral surgery.

  • Strong computer skills (Internet software, spreadsheet, word processing etc.)

  • Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records

  • Bilingual Spanish or German speaker a plus

If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.

We are an equal opportunity employer.