• Dental Assistant

    Job Locations US-FL-Eglin AFB
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/11/2018 7:53 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2404
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking a Dental Assistant for a full-time positions supporting the Dental Clinic at Eglin AFB, Florida.  Please apply online to learn more about this great opportunity, available immediately!
      
     
    About ERP International, LLC
    ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide.
     
    ERP's commitment and dedication to its customers was most recently reflected in an independent Dun and Bradstreet customer satisfaction rating in which ERP earned a customer satisfaction rating of 95 percent. Our exceptional customer rating ranks the company among the top five percent of all companies receiving the Dunn and Bradstreet rating. Washington Technology and Inc. Magazine have both ranked ERP among the fastest growing firms in the nation for 2014.
     
    ERP is an equal opportunity employer.
     
    ERP offers exceptional benefits, including competitive compensation, Medical/Dental/Vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, a matching 401(k), training and education opportunities, and semi-monthly direct deposit.

    Responsibilities

    Schedule:
    Normal Business Hours: Monday-Friday, 6:50am - 3:50pm
    No Weekends or Holidays
     
    Job Specific Details and Tasks:
    The Dental Assistant will expose and process dental radiographs. Adjusts radiographic machine, places film in proper position, and exposes intra-oral film. Places patient in proper position for extra-oral radiograph and exposes film. Processes, labels, and mounts film. Duplicates dental radiographs and practices and enforces accepted radiation safety standards.
     
    The Dental Assistant assists dental officer with patient treatment. Receives patient, examines dental record, and prepares patient for treatment. Adjusts dental chair, and selects and arranges instruments and medications. Takes and records blood pressure.
     
    The Dental Assistant shall assist in managing emergency procedures. Retracts tissues and maintains clear operating field, prepares syringe for injection of anesthetics, prepares materials for making impressions and restoring defective teeth.
     
    The Dental Assistant shall record entries in individual dental records indicating oral cavity condition and treatment accomplished.
     
    The Dental Assistant will follow infection control procedures and guidelines. Cleans, sterilizes, and sharpens dental instruments. Tests sterilizing equipment. Cleans, lubricates, and makes minor adjustments to dental equipment. Performs daily inspection and user maintenance of dental equipment. Practices and enforces accepted safety standards.
    Dental Assistant must perform dental administrative and materiel duties. Maintain dental health records, filing systems, and publications. Review correspondence, reports, and records for accuracy.
     
    Dental Assistant shall develop, manage, and conduct self-assessment and hazard communication and dental training programs. Perform dental materiel functions related to procurement, custodial responsibilities, and budgeting, maintaining, and disposing of dental supplies and equipment.
     
    The Dental Assistant shall have the ability to acquire and use basic computer skills to enter patient data and extract patient information using Computer Health Care System (CHCS) and the Corporate Dental Application (CDA).
     
    The Dental Assistant shall possess basic knowledge of: oral and dental anatomy; fundamentals of physiology; dental therapeutics; sterile techniques; emergency dental care; oral hygiene; dental materials; instruments; dental treatment room procedures; medicines; systemic diseases; oral prophylaxis techniques; dental health programs; infection control procedures; dental administration; budgeting; equipment maintenance requirements; and physical properties of dental materials.
     
    The Dental Assistant shall possess basic knowledge in daily operations of a dental clinic servicing a large number of dental patients with various dental treatments.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education:  A High School diploma is required. Preference is for graduates of formal programs in dental assisting or possess a Dental Assistant certification recognized by the U.S. Department of Education accreditation programs in dental assisting. However, will consider military dental assistant training or vocational-technical training in high school or post-secondary vocational schools or American Red Cross Dental Assistant training, or at least 12 months experience as a civilian dental assistant.
    Experience:  Experience in functions such as taking dental radiographs, maintaining dental equipment, and assisting dentist in patient treatment is mandatory. Dental Assistant shall have 12 months of Dental Assistant experience within the past 36 months.
    Security:  Must be eligible to obtain a government security clearance
    License/Certification and Training:  Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) is required.

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