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Dental Assistant - Virginia Beach, VA

Company: Matrix Providers
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

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 a qualified Dental Assistant to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our veterans and their families at Naval Medical Command Portsmouth - Boone in Virginia Beach, VA.

Status: Full time
Compensation: This is an hourly position.
Schedule: Monday through Friday, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. 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.
Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage.

--- Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays

--- 401(k) Plan

The Dental Assistant must have the following qualifications:

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
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. IAW AFI 44-102. Web-based classes do not meet the standards
Experience: Six months as a Dental Assistant after graduation

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.

Matrix Providers endeavors to make www.matrixproviders.com accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please get in touch with our Recruiting Hotline Number, 1-877-807-8277, TTY LINE, 385-722-8109. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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