Flint Hills Community Health Dental Assistant in Emporia, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/10819450 Flint Hills Community Health Center (FHCHC) is accepting applications for a full-time Dental Assistant to join our dental team in Emporia. The Dental Assistant performs duties which assist all dental providers in the care and treatment of patients as well as occasional duties in reception, inventory and records.*Primary Functions*Assist dentist & hygienist during examination and treatment of patients.Prepare patient, sterilize and disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials and assist dentist & hygienist during dental procedures.Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients. Establish reason for visit and instruct patient on preparation for dentist's examination.Stock and prepare operatory according to dentist's specifications.Assist with various prosthetic and restorative procedures to include impressions, evacuation, retraction, cementation and homeostasis.Monitor proper infection control techniques.Maintain supply and inventory for operatory.Review patient charts for completeness, as well as order processing for referrals, x-ray, etc.Provide back up for co-workers when needed.Inform scheduled patients of any delays due to dentist's lateness, emergencies, schedule backup, etc.*Required Qualifications*High school graduate or GEDPositive attitudeTeam player*Preferred Qualifications*At least one year in a dental office environment.*Job Benefits*Competitive salaryPaid time offRetirement planHealth, dental, and vision insurance for self and familyPaid life and long term disability;And many other voluntary benefits.*About the Company*Flint Hills Community Health Center is a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) Federally Qualified Health Center with Patient-Centered Medical Home status providing high quality services to our community. We provide medical, dental and psychiatric services on a sliding-fee scale. We serve everyone, with or without insurance. To meet patient's needs, we offer walk-in services, same-day appointments, extended hours, in-house lab, immunizations, prescription assistance, free interpreter services (servicios de intrprete gratis) and free transportation in Lyon County. FHCHC is an EOE. *To apply,* go to https://www.flinthillshealth.org/careers.