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Licensed Dental Assistant (Part-Time) DCA Wayzata, MN

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DCA is looking for highly motivated and talented candidates for the role of Licensed Dental Assistant (Part-Time). The new position is available in Wayzata, MN.

Brief Details

Job: Licensed Dental Assistant (Part-Time)
Full-time, Part-time
Company: DCA
Location: Wayzata, MN

Job Description

If you want to be part of a growing, exceptional, fantastic, truly fun, busy office, and progressive and professional team, then we encourage you to apply!

We have an immediate opening available for a Part-Time Licensed Dental Assistants at our affiliate practice, Lake Minnetonka Dental located in Wayzata, MN 55391. We are a state of the art Dental Office practicing with the latest technology. We offer a friendly, caring work atmosphere, achievable bonuses, and competitive pay and benefits. Experience in dental field appreciated, but not required. We will train the right person fresh out of school. We are an EOE. If you want to be part of an awesome culture where you are rewarded for your hard work and effort, then we encourage you to apply.


Job Description:

Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. LDA’s must be able to handle and maintain primary DDS schedule, patient notes, wellness calls, lab cases, unscheduled treatment, charting, entering treatment, patient calls and resolving concerns, properly utilize float time, sterilization process, other duties as assigned. Must have experienced inter personal skills, positive attitude, able to listen effectively, adaptable, attentive, consistent sense of urgency, collaboration, communication, confident, conflict management and resolution, cooperative and courteous, critical thinker, customer service, empathetic, flexible, multi-task, positive work ethic, team player, receptive to feedback and coaching, works well under pressure.

Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist’s access; suctioning; passing instruments.
Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth.
Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


Desired Skills:
Must be a License Dental Assistant for the state of Minnesota
Must have experience working as a Dental Assistant, OR training from a formal Dental Assistant program
Must have X-ray license for the state of MN
Local Anesthesia license for the state of MN, preferred
Recent grads are encouraged to apply
Part-Time schedule will be: Monday’s 9am – 6pm, Wednesday’s 8am – 5pm, Friday’s 7am – 4pm

Additional benefits for full-time employees:
Dental services
Life insurance
Paid time off
6 paid holidays off
401k to name a few

Lake Minnetonka Dental is a highly successful affiliated practice of Dental Care Alliance (DCA).

DCA Mission
We improve the practice of dentistry by partnering and supporting our dental professionals, so they can create a lifetime of healthy smiles for their patients.

DCA Vision
To be the trusted partner of choice for the industry’s best dental professionals.

Unleash Career Potential—of our employees and partners
Service Excellence—to our professionals, patients and families
Meaningful Contribution—all can make a difference
Integrity First—in all we do
Leadership—in our field and we assume accountability
Excellence in Action—we are committed to get the job done

Our mission, vision and values are a vital part of our everyday interactions with all employees, and most importantly, with patients and families.

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Dental Care Alliance. Stronger Together.

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