Registered Dental Assistant
Company: Aria Care Partners
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Compassionate Care Tailored to the Unique Needs of Seniors Aria
Care Partners provides onsite oral, vision and hearing services to
residents in long term care facilities across the country. Our
mission is to enrich the quality of life for every resident with
passion and compassion. - What we do matters. We care, fully. We
work as a team. We stand for excellence-always.
THE POSITION: We are seeking an energetic and self-motivated Dental
Assistant to join our team in Columbus, IN driving up to a 3 hours
radius to include Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Clarksville. You
must demonstrate responsibility and compassion for our patients and
act as an ambassador to the elderly to assist with their dental
The Dental Assistant is responsible for providing treatment to
residents in the long term care facilities we partner with. You
will work with the DDS, internal clinical team and facility staff
to ensure the needs are being met and providing everyone a reason
to smile! ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Review patients lists prior to visit
and ensure supplies/equipment are prepared for each clinical
Arrive on time and check in with dental contact and review list of
patients to be seen at the facility.
Transport, set-up and take down equipment and supplies in room
designated as work space by facility.
Work with contacts at nursing home to coordinate transfer of
patients and chart to and from the treatment room.
Provide instruments/supplies during treatment procedures as
indicated by DDS.
Explain procedures as they are completed to patient. Follow up with
staff at facility to review recommendations for patient.
Enter chart notes for treatment at the time of treatment.
Assist DDS in ensuring that OHSA safety and cleanliness regulations
are followed during patient treatment.
Ensure disposables are handled correctly before leaving
Check out with dental contact at facility. Review chart
notes/referrals and leave printed copies with facilities for
Work with clinical coordinator on schedule and follow up of patient
care and treatment.
Maintain dental equipment through regular cleaning and maintenance
Inventory supplies and order as needed.
Follow regulated OHSA guidelines in handling and sterilization of
Utilize personal vehicle for equipment/supply transport and
traveling to scheduled facility visits (will be reimbursed business
Ship and receive denture cases from lab on a weekly basis.
REQUIREMENTS: Dental Assistant Certification
Must be X-ray Certified
1 year clinical experience as a Dental Assistant preferred.
Valid Driver's License with no moving violations in the last 5
Willingness to travel within a 3-hour radius.
Must have own reliable transportation.
High school diploma or GED preferred.
Ability to push/pull + or - 200 lbs. (ex. wheelchair).
Vaccination is required; however the Company will consider
accommodations for disability and religious-based reasons.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Customer Service Skills - must be able to
work with staff at nursing home to ensure that their dental needs
are being met.
Computer Skills - must be able to log chart notes at time of
Organization - must keep supplies and dentures organized. Must also
keep daily schedule organized and updated with most recent schedule
Multi-Tasker - ability to prioritize and address multiple demands
Communication - must be able to communicate effectively with
clinical coordinator, patient, responsible parties and facility
staff as necessary.
Team Mindset - ability to work within a team for the good of the
Positive Problem Solver - ability to think on your feet and find
solutions to a variety of unique issues.
Openness to continuous improvement of process and customer service
Keywords: Aria Care Partners, Bloomington , Registered Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Columbus, Indiana
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