Dental Assistant - Northwest BHC- Chesapeake, VA
Company: Matrix Providers
Posted on: March 13, 2023
Caring for America's military family.
Matrix Providers serves government agencies with the commitment to improving performance in the government's contracted medical staffing system. Founded in 2010 by Dr. Bill Rivard, a retired Army Colonel, Matrix Providers has achieved an unprecedented 99.4% placement rate despite taking on some of the government's most challenging requirements. Trusted by the Department of Defense, we have consistently received high-quality management and customer service ratings since 2012. With corporate staff covering 4,961 miles and six time zones, we're never far away in time, place, or commitment.
Matrix Providers is hiring for a qualified Dental Assistant to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our veterans and their families at BDC Northwest in Chesapeake, VA 23322 and BHC Boone at Virginia Beach, VA.
Status: Full Time
Compensation: This is an hourly position.
Schedule: Monday through Friday, between the hours of 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM. Shifts will be required for a period of 8.5 or 9 hours, including an uncompensated .5 or 1-hour meal break, depending on shift length. In no instance will the healthcare worker be required to provide services in excess of 80 hours per two-week period.
Current schedule is split between BDC Northwest and BHC Boone. Monday through Thursday 6:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and Fridays from 6:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. with 30 minute lunches. But is subject to return to its listed hours between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage.
Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
The Dental Assistant must have the following qualifications:
Experience: 12 Months of experience as a Dental Assistant after graduation
Successful Completion of one of the following certifications:
Certificate or Associate Degree as a dental assistant/technician from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA) and 12 months of experience within the preceding 36 months
Certification from a military dental technician or dental assistant school and 12 months of experience within the preceding 36 months
Certification from a Red Cross Dental Assistant course and 12 months of experience within the preceding 36 months
36 months experience within the preceding 60 months as a dental assistant in a private practice or a military clinic.
Membership in good standing with the American Association of Dental Assistants with required continuing education and 12 months of experience within the preceding 36 months.
Graduation from a state-accredited program for dental assistants or dental technology within the preceding 12 months
All training must have included a course in radiation physics; radiation biology; radiation health, safety, and protection; X-ray films and radiographic film quality; radiographic techniques; darkroom and processing techniques; film mounting; and, digital radiographic processing techniques
Certified in radiography
Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support: Basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) courses such as American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) health care provider course or an equivalent course based on published national guidelines for BLS. Web-based classes do not meet the standards
Participate in performance improvement activities
Practice aseptic techniques as necessary. Comply with infection control guidelines to include the proper handling, storage, and disposal of infectious wastes, and the use of universal precautions to prevent the spread of
Function with an awareness and application of safety procedures.
Perform efficiently in emergency patient situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events. Anticipate potential problems/emergencies and make appropriate interventions. Notify the supervisor, director, or other designated person regarding problems that the healthcare worker is unable to manage.
Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced-risk manner.
Participate in the implementation of the Family Advocacy Program as directed. Participation shall include, but not be limited to, appropriate medical examination, documentation, and reporting.
Exercise awareness and sensitivity to patient/significant others' rights, as identified within the MTF
Maintain an awareness of responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.
Participate in continuing education to meet own professional growth
Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care, and clinic activities.
Matrix Providers is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please see https://matrixproviders.com/accessibility-eeo-disclaimer. To learn more about our Benefits Packages, please see https://matrixproviders.com/benefits.
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Caring for America's military family.
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