Are you interested in working at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?
Our amazing Dental Services team is looking for a Dental Assistant to join our Wilmington practice! The Dental Assistant will assist with selecteddental and oral surgery procedures for pediatric, adolescent,adult, and geriatric patientsunder the direction and supervision of the Dental Supervisor and Dentist. And will perform a variety of clerical, laboratoryandradiologic,andofficeduties.
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Generous Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
403b match and more...
How You'll Make an Impact:
Assists Dentist engaged in diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical, and pedodontics procedures during examination and treatment of patients.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to assist in the care of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Performs clinical support functions in the following clinics: Dental, Routine Oral Surgery and Oral Surgery with anesthesia procedures; including disinfecting and sterilizing instruments and equipment, preparing tray set ups for procedures, recording blood pressure and pulse from dinamapp, seating and preparing patient for exam, assisting dentist, re-enforcing post procedure instructions, and maintaining universal precautions and infection control procedures.
Performs laboratory and radiologic support functions including preparing materials for making impressions and preparing models for dentist use; and preparing patients for and the taking of radiographic films; exposes, mounts, and processes films.
Performs clerical support functions which include preparing charts and billing forms; retrieving and refiling radiology films; retrieving and returning medical records to MR Department; answering phones and scheduling appointments.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduate of accredited Dental Assistant program required.
Certified Dental Radiographer or Certification to perform dental radiologic procedures required.
One-year previous work related experience preferred.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.