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Dental Assistant

Location: Charleston, WV
Job ID: 49190
Facility: Job Corps

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Description

Location:
Charleston, WV

What you will be doing
This is a non-exempt position that will report to the health and wellness director (HWD) co-disability coordinator. Prepares patients for dental examination and treatment, in compliance with government and management directives. 

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma and one year experience supervised by a West Virginia licensed dentist. 
  • Computer proficiency also required.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • X-Ray Certification
Essential Duties:
  • Assist dentist in performing services by preparing patients in chair and handling required instruments, equipment and dental plastics.
  • Sterilize instruments and keep office stocked with required supplies.
  • Arrange and maintain appointment schedule.
  • Keep records of patients.
  • Provide post-operative and oral hygiene instructions as prescribed by the dentist.
  • Assist in taking patient X‑rays.
  • Perform limited clerical duties, utilizing knowledge of medical terminology, clinic or laboratory procedures; type correspondence, reports, etc. and operate office equipment.
  • Interview incoming patients and record information required.
What is Job Corps?
Job Corps is a federally funded comprehensive program that provides essential academic and career skills training to eligible students designed to prepare them for success in every aspect of their lives. Charleston Job Corps is located in Charleston, WV and is managed by Management & Training Corporation (MTC), a privately held company that successfully operates Job Corps, Corrections, Medical and Economic/Social Development contracts.

Visit our websites to learn more about the program and MTC:

Program:   https://charleston.jobcorps.gov/
Company: https://www.mtctrains.com/ 

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