Tru Family Dental
Dental Assistant Job in Joliet, IL
TFD - Joliet is looking for a Dental Assistant to join our team.
Why Heartland Dental?
Heartland Dental believes that to provide exceptional lifetime care for patients, we must hire and grow team members who will support the business and clinical needs of each supported dental office and foster a strong team building culture. As a Dental Assistant, you'll work in an environment that encourages learning, team cohesion, and puts patients first.
, you'll enjoy state of the art technology while being surrounded by camaraderie and support. This is where patients come first, and continuous learning is encouraged! Hard-working and motivated, the successful candidate will bring a passion for providing the best patient care to the communities they serve.
More about the role
Greet and welcome patients from the start of their dental journey, as well as sustain patient comfort and provide appropriate education throughout treatment
Conduct a thorough review of the patient's health history in order to provide quality care
Take and process x-rays and other diagnostic assessments (iTero 3D scanner, digital photography, etc.)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act
Utilize Dentrix for patient scheduling and record keeping
Prepare treatment room with strict adherence to safety protocols and following OSHA & CDC recommendations
Manage supply and inventory levels, as well as place and expedite orders as needed
Partner with the providers and team to implement Heartland Dental systems and maximize office workflow
What You'll Gain
Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement savings plans, six paid holidays, and PTO (paid time off)
Front loaded education and training, providing you the opportunity to develop to your full potential
Opportunity to be a part of a secure company with 20+ years of industry leading experience that provides a stable career with unlimited growth potential
About TFD - Joliet
TFD - Joliet, like each Heartland Dental supported office, is unique to the community and the patients they serve.
Join a ten person team that thrives on collaboration, communication and community
Our office is located at W. Jefferson Street in Joliet
We have a compassionate, hard-working team environment
Working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology
Experience working in a fast-paced and customer-centric environment
If required under the state dental practice act, dental assistant certification and/or x-ray certification
Excellent communication and organizational skills
1+ years of experience in a dental setting
Dentrix or other dental software experience
Dental assisting school certification
Ability to perform essential duties satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position
Prolonged periods sitting and standing
Must be able to lift and carry up to 45 pounds at times
Availability to attend virtual training sessions (or in-person) periodically throughout the year
Who is Heartland Dental?
As the largest and one of the fastest growing Dental Support Organizations, Heartland Dental provides exceptional service to its more than 2300 supported doctors in 38 states and over 1,400 supported offices. Each Heartland Dental supported office is unique to the community and the patients they serve. Supported Doctors are the leaders of their practice and set forth their own clinical care philosophies. With the largest network of doctors, we are founded by a doctor for doctors with a mission to support dentists and their teams as they deliver the highest quality dental care and experiences to the communities they serve while providing exceptional careers and creating value for our stakeholders.
At Heartland Dental, we're committed to living our core values which promote diversity and inclusion. We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.
The Company and supported offices comply with all local, state and federal regulations. Employment is contingent upon an individual's continued compliance with regulations and Company policy, including COVID-19 vaccination or testing.