Ascension Health Dental Assistant - Residency Clinic in Detroit, Michigan

We Are Hiring

Dental Assistant 1 - Dental Residency Clinic - Full-Time, Day - Riverview Med Offices - 34011 - Detroit, MI

Work Schedule - Monday through Friday 8:30 - 5:00

Why Join Ascension?

AscensionMichiganis a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, under the supervision of a dentist/orthodontist you will have the opportunity toperform medical and administrative tasks to provide support to patients and dental services staff.

You will:

  • 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, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry and patient registration.

  • Maintains equipment and medical supplies in clean working order. Maintains examination areas in a clean, adequately stocked and organized condition.

  • Performs billing, insurance verifications, collection of co-pays, patient logs, statistics, and ordering of supplies and equipment.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Dental Assistant Radiography Certification required within 90 days of hire

  • One or more of the following:

  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Dental Assistant preferred

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Work Experience:

  • One (1) year of experience as a dental assistant or oral surgery assistant required

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michiganis an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Reasonable AccommodationAscension Michiganprovides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: reasonableaccommodations@stjohn.org. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Ascension Michigan will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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