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Dental Assistant-KPH Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

Dental Assistant-KPH

Knox Public Health - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 3/12/2024 - Expires: 6/7/2024

Job ID: 270960017

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Job Description

Job Title: Dental Assistant (No Experience Necessary, Will Train) 

Location: Mount Vernon Ohio and/or Danville Ohio 

Company: Knox County Community Health Center 

About Us: Knox County Community Health Center is a leading dental practice dedicated to providing high-quality oral health care services to our patients. We are committed to creating a comfortable and welcoming environment where our patients can receive the care they need to maintain healthy smiles. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive and dynamic work environment. 

Job Type: Full-time 

Job Description: We are currently seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Dental Assistants. No prior experience is necessary as we are willing to train the right candidates. If you have a passion for helping others and are interested in pursuing a career in the dental field, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

 Responsibilities:

 • Assist the dentist during dental procedures, including preparing the treatment area, sterilizing instruments, and handing instruments to the dentist as needed.

 • Take and develop dental x-rays under the direction of the dentist (after attending provided training and obtaining certification as a Dental X-Ray Machine Operator)

 • Prepare materials for restorations. 

• Provide chairside assistance to the dentist during examinations and treatment procedures.

 • Educate patients on oral hygiene practices and post-operative care instructions.

 • Maintain a clean and organized work environment, including sterilizing equipment and disinfecting treatment areas.

 • Perform administrative tasks, such as updating patient records. 


Contact Information

Personal Contact:
OhioMeansJobs
17604 Coshocton Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
N/A
Salary
N/A
Licenses / Certifications:
Certified Dental Assistant (preferred)
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