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Temporary Dental Assistant (Cooper City)

Sanitas Medical Center Cooper City, FL
  • Expired: November 09, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Sanitas Dental is looking for a bilingual Dental Assistant to join our team. Sanitas partnered with Blue Cross and Blue Shield, brings its advanced primary care model with services such as primary care, walk-in urgent care, lab, diagnostic, dental, and health care education and resources to cater to our patients. We strive to attract people who believe in our mission and are dedicated to the service of our patients and their families. 

 

Sanitas premiered in the U.S. in 2015 and is a part of Keralty, a multinational company with expertise in integrated medical care. With nearly 30 medical centers in the United States, we serve over 200,000 patients and we're still growing and expanding in new areas across the U.S., in partnership with leading health insurers.

 

If you’re looking for more than just a place to work––a place where patients are considered family, then we want to meet you. Join a team of dedicated healthcare professionals who are transforming primary care by focusing on spending quality time with our patients. Learn more about the exciting career opportunities available in your area.


  • Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials.
  • Performs procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act.
  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Readies patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Assembles instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area, positioning instruments for dentist’s access, suctioning, and passing instruments.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth.
  • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies and pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations and cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Current CPR certification preferred High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Licensed as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) or a Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions (RDAEF).
  • Current CPR certification preferred.
  • Radiology certification preferred.
  • 1-2 years of experience as an RDA.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to follow outlined policies and guidelines.
  • Possess a professional and positive attitude.
  • Open Dental and XDR experience a plus.

Sanitas Medical Center

Address

Cooper City, FL
USA