HealthDrive

  • Mobile Dental Assistant

    Job Locations US-TX-Corpus Christi
    Category
    Dental Assistant
  • Overview

    HealthDrive is currently seeking a Registered Dental Assistant working full-time (part-time to start), traveling with a Dentist to nursing facilities in the Corpus Christi, TX area.

     

    HealthDrive delivers on-site dentistry, optometry, podiatry, and audiology to residents in long-term care, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities. Each specialty offered by HealthDrive is one that directly impacts the quality of daily life for the deserving residents we serve.

    HealthDrive is the only integrated healthcare provider with a dedicated regulatory affairs department as well as state-of-the-art EMR for computer generated progress notes, comprehensive patient care solutions, census audit reporting and visit summaries.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepares patients for dental procedures.
    • Travels with Dentist to nursing homes
    • Assists Dentist during dental procedures in the nursing home
    • Sterilizes or disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays and prepares materials.
    • Records treatment information in patient records.
    • Provides postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.
    • Assists dentist in the management of medical or dental emergencies.
    • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
    • Clean and polish removable appliances.
    • Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
    • Perform radiography for patients as required.
    • Adheres to OSHA guidelines regarding patient care, disposal of materials, and sterilization of equipment on a daily basis.

    Qualifications

    • High school Diploma or equivalent
    • One year Dental Assistant experience
    • Valid Driver's Licence
    • Registered Dental Assistant

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