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Licensed Dental Assistant - Lakeville

Company: Park Dental
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Park Dental Lakeville is seeking a compassionate, professional Dental Assistant to join our team-oriented practice.
Why should you choose Park Dental? Park Dental associates truly care about our patients and want to make a difference. Below are just a few perks of working at Park Dental as a Dental Assistant:

  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

  • Medical, Vision, Dental and Orthodontia

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Roth and 401(k) programs with company match

  • Life insurance

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Health Saving Plan

  • Flexible Spending Plan

  • Company-sponsored professional development

  • Clinical excellence and quality assurance standards

  • Professional Development and Career Advancement opportunities

  • Multiple locations across the Twin Cities, greater MN, and WI - and growing!

    As a Dental Assistant, you will assist the Doctor in providing quality dental treatment and education to patients.
    Essential job duties Include:

    • Provide quality patient service by delivering thorough patient care, effective communication, and personal attention in a gentle and caring manner and plan appropriate dental assistant care.

    • Complete Dental Assistant procedures utilizing hand and mechanical scalers with a high degree of technical skill

    • Conduct a general oral health screening for each patient and communicate findings to the Doctor

    • Provide local anesthetic and nitrous oxide to patients under general supervision by the Doctor

    • Expose appropriate quality radiographs and develop, mount, and label properly

    • Provide accurate and concise patient record charting and complete database information to allow the Doctor to determine the appropriate treatment plan for the patient

    • Maintain a clean work environment and dental equipment to meet OSHA and Center for Disease Control sterilization and infection control regulatory standards

      The qualifications we are looking for in a Dental Assistant include:

      • High School diploma required

      • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience preferred

      • A current Minnesota Dental Assistant License

      • Certified to administer local anesthesia in Minnesota and nitrous oxide analgesia

      • An up-to-date and organized Professional Portfolio summarizing written documentation of professional development activities

      • Current CPR certification obtained through the American Heart Association health care provider course, the American Red Cross professional rescuer course, or an equivalent course.

      • Knowledge of dental information and techniques necessary to assess oral conditions and treat periodontal disease including symptoms, treatment alternatives, and preventative measures

      • Knowledge of the principles and processes for providing dental and patient services including patient needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of patient satisfaction

      • Possess strong interpersonal skills, developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, striving for collaboration, and demonstrating professionalism

      • Possess effective written and oral communication skills

      • Possess critical thinking, logic, and reasoning skills.

        Flexible Schedule, working between Park Dental Lakeville and Park Dental Yankee Doodle Rd in Eagan
        We love our communities!
        Park Dental values being involved in the communities they serve through. Corporate sponsored volunteer events include Minnesota Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile Day, the American Heart Association Heart Walk, and Minnesota Mission of Mercy.
        Since 1972, Park Dental has been owned and led by our doctors who are passionate about providing the best patient-centered care. New Dental Assistants receive comprehensive training and one-on-one mentoring, to be set up for success. Our practices offer welcoming environments for patients and are equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
        What some of our employees are saying:
        "Park Dental does a great job being a family, and bringing the teams together through various seminars and volunteer opportunities. The most rewarding part about being a dental assistant is helping the patients." -Bee Vang, Licensed Dental Assistant
        "Like" our Park Dental careers page on Facebook for the latest updates about Park Dental!
        Park Dental is an equal opportunity employer.
        ID: 2023-4619
        Street: 17436 Kenwood Trail

Keywords: Park Dental, Lakeville , Licensed Dental Assistant - Lakeville, Healthcare , Lakeville, Minnesota

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