The dental assistant is proficient at assisting in the examination and treatment of dental oncology patients under the direction of the dentist. Responsible for assisting the dentist in the examination of patients including obtaining dental imaging, conducts patient interviews, measures vital signs (i.e. pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records patient information accurately and appropriately in EMR and/or patient‘s charts. Must hold a Dental Radiographer Certificate.
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Baptist Health South Florida is once again one of the 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For! This is the 21st time Baptist Health has been recognized on the list. We have also been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the nation by U.S. News & World Reports in its 2020-2021 Best Hospitals and have been honored as one of PEOPLE's 2020 50 Companies that Care by PEOPLE magazine and Great Place to Work.
Baptist Health South Florida is the region's largest not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 23,000 employees working across 11 hospital campuses and more than 100 outpatient facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. In 2016 we welcomed the newest weapon in the fight against cancer, the world-class Miami Cancer Institute and proton therapy center.
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High School Diploma, Certificate of Attendance, Certificate of Completion, GED, or experience required. Basic Life Support Certification, Dental Radiographer and Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certifications required. Graduate of an accredited Dental Assistant program as recognized by the American Dental Association's Commission on Accreditation. Must hold a current Dental Radiographer certificate and graduated with Expanded Dental Function. Experience in oncologic dentistry and oral prosthodontistry strongly preferred. Must be a professional, organized, detail-oriented team player with effective interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written). Possesses a compassionate demeanor, excellent customer service skills and high ethical standards. HIPAA/OSHA compliance required. Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment efficiently. Proficient in computer applications and typing skills. Proficient in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems. Bilingual preferred. Knowledge of healthcare regulatory guidelines and medical terminology a plus. Minimum required experience: 3 years.
Baptist Health South Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer