Licensed Dental Assistant (Pediatric Dental Clinic) - 1.0 FTE

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Jan 13, 2019
Feb 12, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types
As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

Job Description

Our Licensed Dental Assistants provide chair-side and removed assistance to dental staff in any services rendered to patients. This includes assisting with chair-side, laboratory and x-ray procedures, as well as assigned duties. They will also perform delegated dental functions under the direction of a licensed dentist in the delivery of care for all assigned patient populations, in accordance with all policy, procedure and practice guidelines. In addition, they support dentists in the delivery of patient care services, preparing examining areas and patients for examination by physician, recording patient's medical history and other relevant data., assisting dentists with patient examinations and minor surgical procedures, and scheduling or performing clinics procedures as dentist directs,.

Duties include:‚Äč

+ Prepares patient, arranges instruments and set-ups, and prepares dental materials for

+ treatment/procedure.

+ Performs patient care activities relevant to the clinic as permitted by the Dental Practices Act.

+ . Provides Chair-side Assistant to Dental Staff

+ Communicates effectively with patients and other members of the healthcare team

+ Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level of population served

In order to qualify for this role, you must possess:

+ Graduation from an accredited dental assistant course, including current certification and registration as a dental assistant.

+ 1+ years of experience a dental office or clinic

+ Experience using EagleSoft clinic management software.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience in a hospital based dental office or clinic for one or more years.

+ Bilingual with knowledge of primary patient languages.

+ Advanced technical skills in job role.

UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.

UMPhysicians has deep roots in the University of Minnesota Medical School, which has trained physicians since 1888. In 1997, 18 separate practice groups of physicians at the University united to form University of Minnesota Physicians.

Today UMPhysicians is an independent nonprofit governed by a board of directors. We own and manage more than 50 specialty clinics and five family medicine clinics and employ more than 900 physicians and 1,600 health professionals and staff. UMPhysicians contributes a significant portion of operating revenue to support the Medical School's research and education priorities.

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