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Dental Assistant

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Temple
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


The Dental Assistant provides support to the Dentist during examinations, treatments and procedures in the dental clinic and the operating room to aid in the delivery of patient care.


Provides patient care by assisting the Dentist with chair side, radiological and dental lab procedures.

Assembles the appropriate instrumentation and supplies for patient procedures in accordance with established procedures. Assists in the preparation and fabrication of prosthetic appliances, as needed.

Communicates, prepares and reassures the patient regarding the examination and procedures.

Observes, records and reports vital signs, condition and behavior of the patient.

Takes, develops and mounts intraoral and extraoral radiographs, as directed.

Facilitates patient scheduling and the management of emergency appointments.


Must acquire the Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 30 days after hire.

Accountable for the proper use of patient protected health information.

Works well in a patient centered environment as an integral team player.

Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences. Empathetic listener, sensitive, upbeat, optimistic, articulate, gracious and tactful. Ability to calm upset patients in a composed and professional demeanor.


Our competitive benefits package includes the following

Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

Tuition Reimbursement

PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level


EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent

EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience


Dental Assistants (DENTASST)

Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Temple , Dental Assistant, Other , Temple, Texas

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