Company Name: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED
Certification Requirements: BLS; Must be state certified as a Dental Assistant Radiographer. Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) certification by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) must be obtained within one year of employment OR must hold a certification as a Certified Ohio Dental Assistant (CODA) administered by the Ohio Commission on Dental Assistant Certification (OCDAC). Specific certification required is dependent on assigned area.
Experience Required: 2 years
Join our team at Cleveland Clinic and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Cleveland Clinic is named the No. 4 hospital in the United States according to the U.S. World & News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will be part of a talented, compassionate, and driven team of caregivers. You will work with state-of-the-art technology and provide stellar patient care. At Cleveland Clinic you will build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.
Under the supervision of a dentist, as a Dental Assistant, you will perform medical and administrative skills to support patients and dental services staff. Your primary duties will include assisting with assessments and treatments, performing diagnostic radiographs, performing administrative or clerical duties, and maintaining examination areas.
The ideal future caregiver is someone who:
– Must be state certified as a Dental Assistant Radiographer and have Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
– Can multitask in stressful situations.
– Works well in a close-knit, team building environment.
– Has decisive judgement under minimal supervision.
– Can provide empathy and compassion in a patient-centered environment.
This is an excellent opportunity for those who are flexible and would like to advance their career growth opportunities within Cleveland Clinic.
Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.
This position is eligible for a $500 Sign-On Bonus.
Assists with performing assessments and treatments.
Performs diagnostic radiographs.
Obtains alginate impressions for diagnostic and/or intra-oral appliances.
Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned.
Maintains dental equipment and medical supplies, including sterilizing instruments, reordering, stocking, cleaning and troubleshooting.
Maintains examination areas.
Works in clinical and operating room settings as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Knowledge and understanding of the dental management of medically compromised patients to include cardiology, oncology, hematology and infectious disease patients.
Must be state certified as a Dental Assistant Radiographer.
Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) certification by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) must be obtained within one year of employment OR must hold a certification as a Certified Ohio Dental Assistant (CODA) administered by the Ohio Commission on Dental Assistant Certification (OCDAC).
Specific certification required is dependent on assigned area.
Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
Complexity of Work:
Must have the ability to be compassionate to patients who are under physical or emotional stress.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful and fast paced environment.
Two years of dental assisting experience.
Must be able to ambulate patients for x rays and to dental chair.
Dexterity sufficient to operate CRT/PC and other office equipment.
Ability to work while standing the majority of work day.
Requires frequent data entry, lifting patients, pushing/pulling over 75 pounds, sitting, squatting, standing and walking.
Must possess manual dexterity to pass instrumentation, hand mix impression material and stone / plaster, use applicator gun to express impression gun, trimming casts as well as operate PC.
Personal Protective Equipment:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
HOW TO APPLY
Instructions For Applicant:
Please go to our career site and directly apply at: https://ccf.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/ClevelandClinicCareers/job/Cleveland-Clinic-Main-Campus/Dental-Assistant_204243