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Dental Assistant Viola Pitts/Como

JPS Health Network

This is a Full-time position in Fort Worth, TX posted September 11, 2021.

Who We Are
JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas.

Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital -home to Tarrant County’s first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation
– and more than 40 community-based clinics.

All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network.

Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma.

The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performance
outcomes of the network.

Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

Why JPS?

We’re more than a hospital.

We’re 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet.

Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve.

As community stewards, we abide by three rules:

1.

Own it.Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.
2.

Seek joy.Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.
3.

Don’t be a jerk.Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect.

Smiling, laughter, compassion
– key components of our everyday experience at JPS.

When working here, you’re surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication.

We look forward to meeting you!

For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org .

To view all job vacancies, visit www.jobs.jpshealthnet.org/ or www.teamacclaim.org .

Job Description:

Description: The Dental Assistant is responsible for the clinic and patient readiness including scheduling and organizing clinic maintenance.

Responsible for chair-side assisting and performs variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties.

Typical Duties:

Obtains and records patients vital signs, weight and Collects specific observational data to the assigned Dentist and Prepares patients for dental/denture treatment.

Prepares operatories according to OSHA and TJC regulations.

Performs and develops dental x-rays and performs routine QA on the x-ray processor.

Maintains operatory inventory levels and maintains cleanliness; performs mandatory assigned opening and closing specified clinic daily duties.

Monitors and evaluates programs and services in adherence to the CHC dental program standards, OSHA standards, TJC, local ordinances, and state and federal laws applicable to assigned dental clinic.

Interacts with internal and external customers with courtesy and respect expressing compassion and concern and projects a desire to be of service.

Utilizes proper body mechanics when assisting transfer/transport of patients to and from dental chairs.

Acts as dental care team member and assists with coverage at other Dental Centers as needed.

Answers telephone, receives and relays messages and patient referrals as appropriate.

Confirms next day patient appointments by telephone and notes responses on daily schedule printout May assist with reception desk duties (non-Dental Assistant activities such as filing and other clerical tasks) to assure a smooth flow of clinic activities.

Maintains and continues professional growth and skill development by attending and participating in workshops, seminars and/ or other continuous education programs; provides a copy of certificate of attendance for verification.

Performs other related job duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience: High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.

Completion of a Dental Assistant course from an accredited vocational school.

1 plus year of on the job training in a dentists office or dental clinic.

Preferred Education and Experience: Post-secondary Dental Assistant education/training or equivalent experience
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training: Texas State board license.

Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training: Current JPS recognized BLS certification and radiological certification and must be maintained throughout employment; may be obtained subsequent to hire.

Location Address:
4701 Bryant Irvin Road N.

Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
United States

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