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Dental Assistant

TMS Services Omaha Full-Time
$18.00 - $19.00 / hour
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Dental Assistant Needed



Dental assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties, and often work chair-side as dentists examine and treat patients. They make patients as comfortable as possible in the dental chair, prepare them for treatment, and obtain their dental records.  


 



The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Although state regulations vary, responsibilities may include:



  • assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures

  • taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)

  • serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment

  • providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)

  • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health;
    (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)

  • taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth)

  • performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer

  • communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, and ordering supplies)

  • helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, periodontics and oral surgery


TMS Services has over 30 years of experience in the Omaha-area healthcare facilities. In addition to competitive compensation and benefits, we can match you to a position with your desired schedule. Day, evening, and night shifts are available. Come to a staffing agency that offers positions with the flexibility you need in your professional life!


 


Where talent meets opportunity!


 

Skills required

Prescription
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Setting Appointments
Blood Pressure
Patient Services
Diagnostic Procedures
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For over 30 years TMS Services, Inc. has specialized in the recruitment and placement of skilled healthcare professionals in the Greater Omaha & Lincoln area. Working to facilitate “win/win” associations for our staff and clients ensures the best possible results for everyone…including the patients. No other medical agency in Omaha offers you more choices for facilities, shift options and the ability to be flexible when it comes to scheduling. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will work with you to find the job that fits your lifestyle…and pay you top dollar while you’re doing it!

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