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Dental Assistant

Maxim Healthcare Services Palo Alto, CA
  • Expired: 12 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Maxim Healthcare Services is seeking Dental Assistants to actively work with Dentists during examinations and procedures of patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patient, sterilizes and disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays, prepares materials, and assists dentist during dental procedures.
  • Takes and records medical and dental histories.
  • Exposes dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Makes preliminary impressions for study casts and registrations for mounting study casts.
  • Assists dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies.
  • Instructs patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
  • Provides postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.
  • Records treatment information in patient records.
  • Schedules appointments, prepare bills, and receives payment for dental services, completes insurance forms, and maintains clerical records, manually or using the computer.
  • Other Dental Assistants duties as assigned
Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or its equivalent.
  • Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
  • Current Dental Assistant License/Certificate within state of practice
  • Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the Dental Assistant with a score of 80% or greater.
  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray per Maxim Policy or Dental Assistants contract
  • Current BLS card per Maxim Policy
  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable)
  • Must meet all of Maxim’s pre-employment screening requirements

Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Maxim Healthcare Services

Why Work Here?

As a national provider of a comprehensive suite of services, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers and patients for 30 years. We offer services including home healthcare, behavioral care, healthcare staffing, personal caregiving, and population health and wellness. Our commitment to compassionate patient care and staffing world-class professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

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Palo Alto, CA
94304 USA