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Dental Assistant - Surgical

Dental Assistant - Surgical

Job ID 
2017-4054
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-FL-Cutler Bay
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Category 
Healthcare

More information about this job

Overview

We are hiring a Surgical Dental Assistant for our office in Cutler Bay, FL. The ideal Dental Assistant must have EFDA and X-Ray Certification in the state of Florida. We are looking for candidates that has 5+ years’ experience working in a dental office with surgical experience. This Dental Assistant must be certified with Local Anesthesia as well as CPR certifications in the state of Florida. We are looking for a Dental Assistant that is a team player with a can do attitude.  
As one of the country's largest dental support organizations, we have more than 280 affiliated dental practices throughout thirteen states. Formed in 1991, Dental Care Alliance is a ground-breaking dental support organization created by dentists, and focused on improving the well-being of both patients and dentists.
If you are looking for a fun and rewarding career, you have come to the right place. We offer employment opportunities that promote professional, personal, and financial growth. We work extremely hard to provide our employees with continuous professional development and a supportive work environment. Competitive wages, great benefits, and opportunities for advancement are just a few reasons why a career with us is an investment in your future; make Dental Care Alliance your employer of choice.

Responsibilities

Assist in surgical operations under the supervision of the dentist. Prepare operatory by setting up surgical instruments and equipment, sterile drapes and sterile solutions as required. Assemble sterile and non-sterile equipment; adjust and check to ensure proper working order. Prepare patients for surgery and observe patients vital signs and assist dentist during surgery.
 
During surgery pass instruments and other sterile supplies to dentist, hold surgical instruments as directed by dentist, and help apply dressings. Operate sterilizer, lights, or suction machines. Clean operatory after surgery.

Qualifications

- X-ray license for the state in which you work is required
- 5+ years' experience working as a Surgical Dental Assistant 
- Completion of accredited surgical technologist program or equivalent work experience. Certification preferred.
- Local Anesthesia Certification in the state in which you work is required
- CPR Certification in the state in which you work is required 
 

Additional benefits for full-time employees:


- Medical
- Dental services 
- Life insurance
- Vision
- Paid time off
- 6 paid holidays off
- 401k to name a few