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Dental Assistant

Job: 153338

Location: Waukesha, WI

Facility: WI Waukesha Cty Jail

Type: Part-Time

Shift: Day 8 hour

Recruiter: Candice Losego

Email: CLosego@Wellpath.us

Compensation Information: $17 - $20 / hour

Department (Org): Dental

You Matter

• Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved
• Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture
• Excellent career growth opportunities


Join us and find a career that supports:
• Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients
• Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
• Autonomy in a warm team environment
• Growth and training

 

Perks and Benefits
In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:
• DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!
• Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching
• Company paid life insurance
• Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)
• Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts
• Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

Why Us

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.
If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to “Always Do The Right Thing!”, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

How you make a difference

The Dental Assistant is responsible for providing documentation of dental services to the dentist or their designee. This involves maintaining dental charts, keeping records of dental findings, and scheduling patients for dental appointments. By ensuring the accurate documentation of dental services, dental assistants enable dentists to monitor the provision of dental services and provide the best possible care to their patients. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides chair-side assistance during dental procedures, sterilizes instruments, and mixes restorative materials as needed 
  • Performs intra-oral and extra-oral x-rays, develops and mounts x-ray films 
  • Maintains x-ray, processor, autoclave, and dental unit(s) according to specifications 
  • Manages inventory of supplies and equipment, orders supplies and ensures set up of trays for patients 
  • Completes daily instrument count sheet, performs dental screenings, and maintains cleanliness and sanitation of dental clinic through careful practices. 

Qualifications & Requirements

Education

  • Requires an Associate’s Degree or Certification in Dental Technology from an accredited school.

Experience

  • Must have experience within either a private or public dental practice as a Dental Technician or Registered Dental Assistant. 
  • Must demonstrate consistent sound judgment with dental decisions within the correctional healthcare environment.

Licenses/Certifications

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain CPR certification.

Additional Details

Looking for coverage for one 8 hour shift every other week.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
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We encourage you to apply!

If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn’t seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.


We encourage you to apply!

If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn’t seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.