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Management & Training Corporation Dental Assistant in St. Louis, Missouri

Ready to be a part of something big? At the St. Louis Job Corps Center in St. Louis, Missouri we provide at-risk students with the tools they need to be successful at no-cost to them or their families. Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day!

NO Weekend work. Reports to the wellness manager. Responsible for preparing patients for dental examination and treatment, in compliance with government and management directives.

This position's starting pay is $14.00 per hour.

Essential Functions :

Assist dentist in performing services by preparing patients in chair and handling required instruments, equipment and dental plastics. Sterilize instruments and keep office stocked with required supplies. Arrange and maintain appointment schedule. Keep records of patients. Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to student. Prepare related reports. Provide postoperative and oral hygiene instructions as prescribed by the dentist. Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment. Assist in taking patient X‑rays. Perform limited clerical duties, utilizing knowledge of medical terminology, clinic or laboratory procedures; type correspondence, reports; operate office equipment. Interview incoming patients and record information required. Measure ingredients and prepare dental amalgam. Conduct inventory and receive supplies.

Education and Experience Requirements :

Current x-ray certification and one year related experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency also required. Unless waived by management, valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran