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Indiana Health Centers, Inc.

IN

March 11, 2024

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Seymour & Kokomo

Indiana Health Centers, Inc. (IHC) is a mission-driven organization that has been providing high-quality, affordable healthcare to underserved and uninsured populations since 1977. At IHC, a Federally Qualified Health Center, we specialize in integrated care which means having access to essential services to meet the needs of patients we serve in the community. With ten healthcare centers and eight Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program locations throughout Indiana, we offer primary medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare services to community-based patient populations that are diverse in age, educational background, and income level. 


IHC Jackson County in Seymour, Indiana and Kokomo, Indiana are seeking a Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions to join our dedicated and talented team! (Bilingual preferred but not required)


Enjoy a 4-day work week and NO weekends! This position comes with outstanding benefits, including a $2000.00 retention bonus!


The Dental Assistant contributes to IHC’s mission and goals of client satisfaction, quality of care, cost competitiveness, and performing basic dental procedures to increase the Dentists’ productivity. The Dental Assistant with Expanded functions ensures that the dental treatment room and all instruments are sterilized and maintained, performs expanded laboratory procedures including pouring impressions and preparing casting models, and ensures inventory control and management.  


Overview:

• Schedules and confirms appoints and assists patients in the examination room

• Conveys information to the patient and provider; completes/updates dental and medical history of the patient; completes dental charting

• Assists the dentist in providing dental treatment; takes and develops dental x-rays; removes surgical sutures; places topical medications; applies topical fluoride treatments; takes impressions and bite registrations; applies pit and fissure sealants

• Places and removes periodontal dressings, orthodontic ligature ties, orthodontic separators

• Adapts temporary crowns; removes excess cement from fabricated restorations and orthodontic bands

• Transfers appropriate instruments to dental treatment rooms for specialized procedures

• Prepares dental materials, cements, amalgam, composite, impression materials, etc

• Prepares and sends specialized lab cases and paperwork to external laboratory for processing


Recruitment Package includes but is not limited to: 

• Hourly position: $22.00 - $26.00 per hour (Based on experience)

• $2000.00 retention bonus: $1000.00 paid after 90 days and $1000.00 paid after one yr

• 403(b)/403(b) matching

• Flexible spending account

• Health, life, dental, and vision insurance

• Health savings account

• Generous PTO

• Referral program

• Retirement plan

• Tuition reimbursement


Requirements:

• High School Diploma 

• Graduation from a recognized Dental Assistant program 

• Expanded functions certificate

• Current Radiography license

• Bilingual preferred but not required

• Coronal polishing certificate required within 6 months of hire date

Salary

Desired Start Date

$22.00 -$26.00 (Based on experience)

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

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