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Dental Assistant- Part Time

Company: Mediko Inc
Location: Richmond
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

MEDIKO is a privately-owned, correctional healthcare provider headquartered in Richmond, VA. We proudly provide compassionate, comprehensive medical and mental health services to the underserved population in correctional facilities. At MEDIKO, our people are our most important resource and this position will support our rapid growth.Position: Dental AssistantLocation: Richmond City Justice CenterShift: AM 2 - 8 hour shifts per weekWe are looking for healthcare providers to join a diverse team who brings knowledge and skills from a variety of backgrounds. Our healthcare providers have autonomy when caring for patients and use strong assessment skills to quickly identify risk factors and provide quality patient care.What You'll Do:

  • Provides chair side assistance to dentists in the performance of dental procedures to include preventive and prosthetic procedures.
  • Prepares, sterilizes, organizes, and sets up dental equipment.
  • Ensures that all dental instruments are cleaned, dated, and processed according to established clinic guidelines and OSHA standards.
  • Maintains the overall cleanliness of the dental area.
  • Monitors, and maintains dental equipment such as radiographic developing equipment, and sterilizers in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines.
  • Develops and processes dental radiographs in accordance with provider orders; assists in monitoring and maintenance of radiation safety procedures and protocols.
  • Orders and maintains inventories of dental clinic supplies.
  • Interacts with and processes dental clinic patients; schedules appointments, maintains dental charts, and record dental findings.
  • Maintains dental laboratory slips and creates and maintains dental records in accordance with established protocol and procedures.
  • Maintains overall cleanliness of the dental areaWhat We Require:
    • Completion of and certified as a Dental Assistant
    • Current CPR/BLS certification
    • Criminal background check, Security Clearance and Drug ScreeningWhat We Offer: (benefits vary based on FT, PT, or PRN status)
      • Benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance for you and your family
      • Employer-paid Life insurance policy/AD&D, long-term disability and short-term disability
      • Tuition Reimbursement Assistance Plan
      • CEUs paid for by MEDIKO
      • Generous paid time off including 10 Holidays
      • Participation in the MEDIKO retirement plan
      • Employee Referral Bonus Program
      • Employee Assistance ProgramPlease visit our website at to learn more about opportunities at MEDIKO!EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Mediko Inc, Richmond , Dental Assistant- Part Time, Healthcare , Richmond, Virginia

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