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- Greenbelt, Maryland
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- 19 May 2023
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CCI Health Services is a group practice, empowering patients to partner with staff for an unparalleled healthcare experience. Through integrated teams in a learning environment, we deliver high-quality, affordable, care to every patient during all stages of life.
The Dental Assistant works under the supervision of the Dental Services Manager and is responsible for a wide range of tasks in the Dental Center, including patient care, administrative duties, laboratory, and x-ray functions. The Dental Assistant position requires a diverse set of skills: clinical, clerical, interpersonal, and technological. The Dental assistant must have a license to conduct x-rays.
As a member of the health center's integrated care team, the Dental Assistant will fulfill the following KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES towards the provision of patient-centered, coordinated patient care:
Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment for each patient.
Organizing and laying out instruments for Provider's use.
Handing instruments and other materials to Provider during procedures.
Providing patient care and assistance to Provider as needed.
Taking X-Rays of patients' teeth.
Make appointments, answer telephones and questions, making follow-up calls.
Process billing and collections.
Collecting and recording patient health histories, taking blood pressure and pulse.
Scan Dental Forms in Dentrix
Process and Follow up on Referrals.
Deliver patient oral care instructions.
Complete Dental Charting on Dentrix software.
Conduct pre-visit planning and set up trays for the following day.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of sterile procedures; cleaning specifications of various dental equipment, fixtures, utensils, and related materials.
Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and maintaining quality control standards.
Knowledge of methods, procedures, and protocols for the handling and disposing of hazardous waste materials.
Excellent customer service skills.
Ability to foster a positive work environment.
Excellent computer skills.
Ability to make appointments, answer phones and questions, and contact patients for follow-up.
Ability to process billing and collections.
Provide a positive attitude and behavior.
License to operate X-Ray equipment in the state of Maryland
Dental Assistant licenses are a plus
Current CPR certification
High School diploma or equivalent
Ability to relate to culturally diverse patients and community
Why work at CCI?
Extensive benefits plan
Generous PTO Plan
403B Retirement Plan + Employer match up to 4%
Continuing education assistance; can be used toward obtaining certifications, renewal of certifications, or possible conference attendance.
Our providers are insured for malpractice under the Federal Tort Claims Act.
CCI Health Services is a 49-year-old Federally Qualified Health Center is a diverse and inclusive workplace that serves 60,000 medical patients and Women Infant's & Children (WIC) participants in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties. As a 501(c)3 non-profit, CCI is committed to providing high-quality, affordable primary healthcare to every patient across all life stages. Visit for more information.
- Job Reference: 1010169214-2
- Date Posted: 19 May 2023
- Recruiter: Community Clinic Inc.
- Location: Greenbelt, Maryland
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent