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Moses Cone Health System

Dental Assistant Guilford Adult Health

Moses Cone Health System - Greensboro, NC

Job Description
Schedule: Mon - Thurs, 4-5 hours per dayEDUCATION :Required -Must be a Dental Assistant II (DA II) per North Carolina Dental Board definitions. Certification of Dental Assisting not required. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:Drivers License - Valid Drivers License BLS (CPR) - AHA Health Care Provider BLS Dental Assistant II or higher.Note -If driving Cone health vehicle, must have 5 years of driving experience and MVR must be approved by Risk Management.JOB SUMMARY: Dental Assistant to assist dentists in a free dental clinic that serves the indigent and uninsured.MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES: Adherence to infection control procedures to reduce the risk of cross-contamination to patient, doctor, and staff. 10 %Association with the other departments/businesses involved with the function of the dental clinic. 10 %Incorporates patient management techniques for medically compromised patients by obtaining a general knowledge of the patient's medical condition and providing appropriate support. 10 %Maintain adequate supplies for the operation of the dental clinic/OR through monitoring the inventory. 10 %Possess skills in clerical duties so that the Dental Assistant is capable of performing administrative clinic operations. 10 %Produce extraoral and intraoral radiographs of diagnostic quality while requiring minimal exposure to patients and staff. 10 %Provide chairside assistance to the doctor/student/hygienist so that dental procedures are productive, of good quality, and completed safely in a timely manner. 10 %Responsible for proper and effective sterilization technique for instruments, equipment, materials, and accessories. 10 %Responsible for proper maintenance of operatories and dental equipment in the dental clinic and OR. 10 %Responsible for proper organization of instrument kits, instrument trays, and accessory equipment according to procedure. 10 %WORKING CONDITIONS : Occurs over two-thirds of the time: Exposure to bloodborne pathogensHazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicalsFumes or airborne particles Additional information on working conditions: Although this position would consist of administrative duties, clinical duties will consist mostly of tooth extractions.iCARE - COMMITMENTS TO CARE:Communication I will create and engage in conversations of possibility. I will be open to innovation and creativity. I will listen to understand. I will bring ideas for solutions and be open to alternative ideas. I will be open to constructive feedback. I will not engage or listen to negativity or gossip. I will be positive when speaking about Cone Health, my department, and my coworkers. I will be approachable. I will focus on behaviors, not the person, during conflict.Accountability I will honor my word. I will do what I say when I say I will. I will “clean it up” when I can’t keep my word. I will honormy work agreement. I will be “on the court” instead of “in the stands.” I will follow up in a timely manner on commitments and requests. I will apologize when someone experiences less than excellent service. I will take responsibility for my actions, decisions and performance. I will protect patient safety (best practices: ex – hand hygiene).Respect I will assume the best of intentions and embrace differences. I will collaborate and seek other people’s input. I will demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect with my tone of voice and body language. I will speak positively about Cone Health – managing up coworkers, physicians, departments, patients and visitors. I will ask the person directly involved when I don’t know. I will include diverse skills, abilities, strengths, and backgrounds to create better outcomes. I will care for myself while also respecting others.Empowerment I will own it, solve it, and celebrate it! I will offer solutions when problems are identified. I will share my input for decisions by participating in forums such as shared governance, town halls, employee engagement survey, brown bag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or directly with my manager. I will take charge and do the right thing at the right time. I will make decisions keeping a balance of service, quality, and cost in mind. I will demonstrate Cone Health values. I will seek opportunities to celebrate and have fun. I will recognize good work.I have seen and reviewed the job description in its completed form and understand that I will be required to perform all functions listed if hired for this position. I recognize that, if hired, it is my responsibility to notify my manager as soon as possible if I am unable to perform any of the functions of my position for any reason. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the jobExceptional People Providing Exceptional Care!Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on.Extraordinary patient care is about being “high-touch” as well as “high-tech”. Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community!Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation. Additionally, Cone Health invites interested deaf and hard of hearing applicants to use Video Relay Service (VRS).EXPERIENCE : Required -At least one year experience in a dental office with direct patient care, sterilization and inventory control.Preferred -More than two years of dental assistant experience working with the indigent population. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Required -Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population. Ability to accept principles of community health and be committed to serving patients regardless of their ability to pay or practice health promotion or disease prevention.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time), and/or; 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or; greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. HEARING/VISION : Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to make judgments regarding actions neededHear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices and normal volume soundsClose vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT * Annual flu shot* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)

10 days 7 hours ago

Moses Cone Health System


Dental Assistant Guilford Adult Health Moses Cone Health System - Greensboro, NC, United States


Location: Greensboro, NC

Company Profile:
Moses Cone Health System is a multi-hospital system with a range of outpatient services designed to provide care for Piedmont residents throughout all stages of their lives. Residents of our primary service area of Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham and Alamance counties and the city of Kernersville depend on us for convenient, affordable and compassionate care - care delivered regardless of a patient s ability to pay.