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Bilingual Dental Assistant

Company: Hero Practice Services
Location: Huntington Park
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Pay Range: 15.00 + DOEKids Dental Place Dental and Orthodontics is part of the Hero Practice Management group. Herois the only practice management company focused on delivering the systems, processes, andpeople needed to efficiently deliver quality dental, vision and orthodontic care to children inunderserved communities. With 26 offices across seven states, we have helped over a millionchildren ages six months through 20 years gain access to the care they need since 2006. Workingat Hero is both a career and a calling...join us, BE A HERO!Serving the needs of the Medicaid population requires a well-oiled machine. Our fast-paced, highvolume offices require smart scheduling, effective patient communications, tested processes, anda dedicated, well-trained staff. The Kids Dental Place and Orthodontics team knows what it takesto provide quality dental and orthodontic care under one roof. We are looking to create long-termrelationships with the children and families we serve, and, to achieve that goal, we are dedicatedto providing our staff with the support, compensation, and lifestyle they need for careerhappiness.Navigating the healthcare system can be a challenge for the families we serve. At Kids DentalPlace, we make it easy and enjoyable for parents to get regular vision, dental and orthodontic carefor their children. Our kid-friendly offices take the fear out of dental visits, and all our staff istrained to put both children and parents at ease. From scheduling to payments, eyewear selectionto orthodontics, we make it fun, easy and affordable for children to thrive.OUTCOMES OF THE ROLEThe Dental Assistant's mission is to support the dentist and hygienists in providing excellent,high-quality care to patients at a pediatric dental practice according to state requirements.Integrity & Accountability: Systematically executes proactive, recurring processes to achievegoals provided from their clinical leadership team. Demonstrates high integrity in all activities;does not cut corners to achieve goals. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner anddevelops alternative solutions. Understand, monitor, and ensure the smooth execution of dentalprocesses, including but not limited to: assisting the dentist or hygienist in completion of dentalcleanings, charting and x-rays. Understand, monitor and ensure effective execution of all policiesand procedures by Completing administrative tasks correctly and on time Supporting organizations goals and values Adhering to state and federal guidelines. Mission Driven & Patient-First: Passionate about delivering accurate, high-service.Demonstrate expectations for desired patient experience and respond promptly to customers'needs by Create a friendly relationship with patients and parents as well as educating them onpersonal oral care Providing excellent chair-side assistance to doctor and/ or dental hygienist Accurately collecting and recording patient medical and dental histories as well asprocedure documentation Organizing and sterilizing dental instruments and workstations per OSHA standards Performing safe x-ray techniques and capturing efficient and quality dental x-raysalongside the dentist ando Pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts and fabricating custom impressiontrays from preliminary impressionsCompassionate & Teamwork: Puts team above self, doing whatever it takes to make thebroader team win. Works well with members of Hero's leadership team in pursuit of thecompany's goals. Collaborates with others to accomplish the mission by Displaying passion and optimism Remaining open to others' ideas Being able to work in a fast-paced environment with different personalities.DESIRED SKILLS- Able to multi-task and complete dental tasks correctly and on time.- Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, listening to patients' needs and possesses a friendlyand outgoing demeanor.- Preferred knowledge of Dentrix and Microsoft officeMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS- High school diploma or GED.- Previous work experience in a dental practice as a dental assistant is a plus- Valid California Dental Practice Act certificate- Completed a California Board-approved radiation safety course and have passed radiation exam- Completed a California Board-approved course in infection control- Current BLS CPR certification preferred.- Spanish bilingualSALARY & BENEFITS- Full-time, non-exempt position. Competitive compensation and benefits package.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS- This position requires full range of body motion. While performing the duties of this job, theemployee is regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and bytelephone; use hands repetitively to handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach withhands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally 50.

Keywords: Hero Practice Services, Huntington Park , Bilingual Dental Assistant, Other , Huntington Park, California

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