DENTAL ASSISTANT

Full-Time & Per Diem

The Dental Assistant is to assist in all areas of the Dental Clinic. This unique position includes both Chair side assistance for the Dentist and the Administrative responsibilities required for the clinic. This is a great opportunity to work with many different talented dentists as we routinely have professionals from across West Michigan donate their time and expertise in our dental clinic.

Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the dentists in providing patient treatment, x-rays and carrying out the treatment plan
  • Assist with scheduling insured/Trinity patients at chairside with explanation of treatment plan
  • Pro-bono dentist referrals to Administrative coordinator and Liaison
  • Proper set up, sanitation and storage of trays and dental instruments
  • Follow dental protocol for proper sterilization techniques and asepsis in the clinic
  • Maintain inventory/ordering record of supplies
  • Insurance verification, lab orders, Patient contact and follow-up
  • Develop policies/procedures for job performance
  • Utilize Eaglesoft Dental System and ensure end of day documentation of treatment is provided
  • Collaborate with Clinical Services Liaison regarding the schedule of professional volunteers
    • Maintain OSHA compliance in the clinic

 

Requirements:

  • Certification to practice dental assisting
  • OSHA and HIPPA certified
  • Certified in CPR
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a significant PLUS!
  • Passionate about serving on a team to ensure safety and quality care
  • Must possess experience and understanding of regulatory & compliance policies
  • Must possess strong computer skills, primarily Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strongly prefer experience with Eaglesoft Software
  • Must possess excellent communication skills with the appropriate knowledge how to compassionately work with guests, coworkers, supervisors, families, visitors and others



To apply for current positions:

*Applications and resumes are accepted for current positions only.

  • Print the application and complete it
  • E-mail, fax, or mail completed application (along with a cover letter and resume, if appropriate) to: 

Employment Opportunity
Mel Trotter Ministries
225 Commerce Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 

E-mail: jobs@meltrotter.org 
Fax: 616-454-5255

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