Dental Assistant - DA/General Dental Assistant
Become Part of our Successful Dentistry Team as a Dental
This position is more than just a job, it's an opportunity to
learn and grow with a terrific dental team. We're dedicated to
offering proficient, trustworthy dental services and care, and the
Dental Assistant position will play a large role in that. If this
sounds a like a good fit, we would love to hear from you.
We understand that you work hard, which is why each supported
location provides an excellent compensation and benefits package.
Additionally, Heartland Dental's extensive training and continuing
education opportunities are unparalleled and exceed industry norms.
Each supported location invests heavily in your professional and
personal growth and wants to see you succeed. If your career
ambitions include leadership and further advancement, our network
of supported locations offer many opportunities to help you meet
your goals. Heartland Dental's network of supported locations is
expected to double in size within the next five to seven years and
new opportunities will be created to support that growth.
- Medical and prescription drug insurance
- Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab
- Vision care support
- Life insurance
- 401(K) retirement plan
- 6 paid holidays off
- Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture
- Potential for 2 weeks vacation available
The Dental Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of
patients. Other functions include sustaining patient comfort,
managing supplies, listening to patients' needs and educating them
on dental procedures, working efficiently to maintain doctor's
schedule and adhering to all OSHA and safety policies and
procedures. The Dental Assistant will also organize and maintain
lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive
post-op dental procedures to patients. The ideal Dental Assistant
candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal
communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental
terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent
As a Dental Assistant at a Heartland Dental supported office,
you must have a positive and outgoing personality, exceptional
interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, excellent
patient care skills and strong organizational skills.
Additional requirements for the Dental Assistant include:
Superior working knowledge of dental procedures and
Ability to build rapport with patients
Good manual dexterity
Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new programs
Ability to travel at minimum one time per quarter for training;
potentially out of state
X-ray certification required in the state for which you
Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus
Dental assisting school certificate is a plus
We put our people first at Heartland Dental, and that shows in
our generous benefits package.
Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the
position at any time.
We provide all employees and applicants for employment the
protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal
opportunity in employment.