Licensed Dental Assistant/Sign On Bonus $2000.00
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La Clinica - Saint Paul, MN
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Description

This is a full time benefits eligible position working clinic hours which may include evenings and weekend hours.

Sign On Bonus $2000.00

 

Summary/Objective

The dental assistant position performs duties related to four handed chair side assisting for all varieties of dental procedures. The LDA must possess knowledge to perform all duties to enhance the smooth functioning of the dental clinic and perform all expanded functions permissible with a Minnesota License working independently under the direction of the dentist.

Essential Functions

  • Consistently practices and ensures the use of universal precautions, hazardous and infectious waste precautions/handling, and right-to-know
  • The assistant monitors and maintains operatory supplies, instruments, and equipment in preparation for patient care.
  • The assistant will have general office skills to include knowledge of major insurance carriers, the discount program, and assist patients to complete necessary forms.
  • Ability to establish good rapport with patients of various socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and adapt with flexibility in diverse and sometimes stressful situations.Performs other related duties as assigned.

Travel

Travel between dental clinics is expected.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited dental assisting program.
  • Licensed in the state of Minnesota for dental assisting.
  • CPR certification.
  • Maintenance of continuing education/licensure.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of dental office procedures and terminology.
  • Knowledge of dental management software and digital imagining.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred or other fluencies.

Organizational Overview

As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Approximately 86% of our patients in the 2016 calendar year were people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latino communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minnesota Community Care values building a culturally diverse staff that reflects the communities it serves, and strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply.

 

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