Dental Assistant/ San Elizario

 CENTRO DE SALUD FAMILIAR LA FE, INC.  JOB DESCRIPTION     Job Title:      Dental Assistant  I. JOB SUMMARY  Responsible for performing administrative duties and or assisting the Dentist or Dental Hygienist in the delivery of dental care. Forms an open and supportive therapeutic relationship with patients in a bilingual, culturally sensitive manner.  Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with clinic personnel, outside agencies and provider referrals in order to facilitate the best and most effective patient care and education.  Participates in and supports community wellness projects and initiatives.    II. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS   Responsible for greeting and providing courteous assistance to all individuals entering the clinic.   Assists in the provisions of dental services.   Provides effective and efficient patient support services.   Responsible for maintaining accurate and current record keeping functions.   Establishes and maintains positive interpersonal relationships and keeps lines of   communication open with dental care team.   Attends and participates in regular departmental, organizational and committee meetings, conferences, work shops, etc.   Participates in and/or contributes to community wellness projects and initiatives.    Assists with departmental support functions.   Performs other duties as assigned.              MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS    Work Experience  Two years experience in dental assisting and front office duties. License/Registration/Certification  CPR Certificate.  Registration through the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (RDA).  Education  High School Diploma or equivalent.  Certification from a school or training program as a Dental Assistant.    Skills             1. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. 2. Ability to exercise good judgment in unusual or stressful situations. 3.Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 4.Ability to plan and organize community events fostering health promotion/disease prevention activities. 5.Ability to work effectively with local, state and national organizations. 6.Ability to represent La Fe in public functions, presentations,  organizations,   etc.                                  7. Ability to relate well to persons of all ages and cultures. 8. Working knowledge of the methods and practices in the treatment of dental diseases. 9.Skillful in the techniques used in caring for human teeth and other oral tissues and structures. 10. Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care                       appropriate to the age of the patients served.  11.Knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.  12. Ability to identify and categorize each patient's age-specific grouping of    needs, such as those for infant, adolescent or geriatric patients. 13.Bilingual English/Spanish.   PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS  Ability to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.   El Paso Times. Keywords: Dental Assistant, Location: El Paso, TX - 79902
Centro De Salud Familiar
Full time
El Paso, Texas 79902, US