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Dental Assistant - Franklin Area

Job Description

History
Dental Associates of Wisconsin, founded in 1973 has grown into an organization of over 800 staff members providing quality dental care at ten locations including Green Bay, the Fox Valley, Fond du Lac, the Milwaukee area and Kenosha.  
 
Dental Associates provides complete family dental services, both general and specialty dentistry, treating our patients’ dental health needs throughout their lives - with a focus on excellent care that is affordable, accessible and personalized.
 
Our patients are satisfied and loyal and have recognized our outstanding service by voting us the “Best of the Valley" in the Appleton market for the past 5 years and the “Best of the Bay" in Green Bay for the past four.  And, we’ve been awarded “Best Place to Work" titles from the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce and the Fond du Lac Reporter’s “Reader’s Choice" program.  

Job Description

Dental Associates currently has multiple Dental Assistants openings at our Franklin, WI and Sturtevant, WI clinics. 

 

The Dental Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of patients.  Other functions include sustaining patient comfort, managing supplies, listening to patients’ needs and educating them on dental procedures, working efficiently to maintain Doctor’s schedule and adhering to all OSHA and safety policies and procedures. The Dental Assistant will enter and modify the patient's treatment plan in the computer system, organize and maintain lab equipment, take and exposing digital x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent organizational skills.

     

Graduates of an accredited Dental Assisting program, Certified Dental Assistants and graduates of Bachelors Degree programs are encouraged to apply!

Requirements:

 

  • Graduate of accredited Dental Assisting Program or Bachelors' Degree
  • One year experience as a Dental Assistant
  • Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) preferred, but not required
  • Travel between area clinics as needed

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Self-motivated and possess a positive, can-do attitude
  • Ability to work as a team in a fast paced environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including good PC skills
  • Excellent patient care skills, customer service skills and ability to build rapport with patients
  • Effective interpersonal skills to build and maintain effective working relationships with Doctors, other staff members and the community 
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general correspondence and instructions

Job Snapshot

Post Date 7/22/2014
Location Franklin, WI
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education High School
Experience None
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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