Registered Dental Assistant

Organization: Healthy Connections
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Clinical

Who we’re seeking
Healthy Connections is looking to hire a Registered Dental Assistant for our Hot Springs dental clinic.

Who we are
Healthy Connections Community Health Network is a Mena-based nonprofit organization serving the needs of children and adults throughout the areas we serve. Since its founding in 1998 as a home-visiting program, Healthy Connections has been able to provide much-needed health, dental, behavioral health, and social services to families of every lifestyle.

How you’ll contribute

The Dental Assistant works under the supervision of the Dental Practice Manager. This position is responsible for working closely with the organization to deliver quality dental care and service to patients in line with policy, procedures, and guidelines while working to obtain organizational goals, meeting the standard of  Healthy Connections Mission and Vision Statement and KPIs, in addition to assisting the dentist in providing quality and complete general dentistry in a professional manner keeping patient satisfaction as a top priority to eligible patients of all ages according to the guidelines of the Arkansas Dental Practice Act. The role requires the employee to have received a copy of this act or been allowed to access the most recent version online.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401K retirement savings account
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Four-day workweek
  • And more

Qualifications for this job

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be a Registered Dental Assistant accredited with the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners within 90 days of accepting the position.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must have visual ability sufficient to read and complete patient records, use hand-held instruments to work in confined spaces, and operate a motor vehicle.
  • Performs tasks requiring independent knowledge in addition to procedures or instructions provided.
  • Must have a valid Arkansas driver’s license, proof of liability insurance, and access to reliable transportation.
  • Must participate in annual training on OSHA blood-borne pathogen compliance standards and any other relative OSHA standards.
  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and customer service skills are necessary.
  • Ability to travel to all locations and to meetings outside of the service area.
  • Ability to understand verbal communication and instruction, exchange verbal information and to present information verbally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, courteous working relationships with patients, staff team members, business entities and others.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and problem-solve independently.
Healthy Connections is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider
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If you are interested in joining our fast-growing Community Health Network, please fill out the application form.

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