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Dental Assistant

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) Bloomington, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

We are seeking a reliable and experienced Dental Assistant to become join our CHSI dental team in the city of Bloomington, CA!

Under the direction of the Staff Dentist in charge, the Dental Assistant will maintain equipment, materials used, and supplies within the working area. Works closely with the Dentist by assisting in patient care through dental procedures, oral hygiene, restorative, prosthetic and surgical care, radiology exams, education and training.

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for providing routine assistance to the Dentist in the examination and prophylactic, therapeutic and surgical treatment of patients.
  • Well-developed chair side-assisting skills that demonstrate familiarity with the principles of four handed dentistry.
  • Able to handle and/or mix dental materials such as amalgam, temporary filling material, impressions, and cements.
  • Sets up standard and/or sterile trays properly for various operations and procedures.
  • Communication and explanation with the patient in regard to the procedures they will be undergoing

QUALIFICATIONS

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent; GED

Experience: 1 year or more experience as a Dental Assistant; experience working in dental/medical field preferred

Professional License Required: Dental Assistant Certificate, current BLS Certification and X-Ray license required.

Certificates Required:

  • CA Dental Practice Act
  • Infection Control
  • Pit and Fissure Sealants
  • Coronal Polishing
  • Radiation Safety

Skills Required: Knowledge and use of clinical/laboratory dental instruments, supplies, and equipment. Full proficiency in operating laboratory and dental operatory equipment.

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI)

Why Work Here?

Come and grow with us and leave your footprint on the community!

Welcome to Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) where our mission is to improve the health and well being of the indigent population in medically under-served communities by providing a dignified setting to allow those who could not otherwise afford such services, access to low or no cost quality health care by skilled and caring Providers and staff. With 6 clinic locations in San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego County, CHSI participates in a nationwide effort to extend a safety net of health services to those who lack access to health services, especially the low-income, under-insured (or uninsured) individuals with limited means to pay for quality health services. We seek the best trained clinical and professional staff and strive to provide care in a culturally sensitive manner. Our vision is to improve the health status of our community by developing partnerships and collaborations that help fund and provide expanded access to high quality health care services and education while delivering high quality health care to the under-served community.

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