Open Door Family Medical Centers has been serving low-income, under-served residents and those lacking access to health care in the communities of Westchester and Putnam counties for more than 40 years, providing high-quality primary health care and human services at affordable prices. Open Door’s nationally renowned Community Health Center sites, deliver exceptional value to both patients and the communities it serves.Open Door Family Medical Centers is seeking Dental Assistant in Port Chester, NY.
Open Door Family Medical Centers is seeking Dental Assistant in Brewster/Ossining. Reporting directly to the Director of Dental Operations, the Dental Assistant performs a variety of patient care, office and laboratory duties (Assisting the dentist, prepare patients for treatment, taking x-rays, scheduling dental appointments). All Open Door Family Medical Centers are located in Westchester and Putnam counties located just North of New York City. Candidates are expected to travel between sites if it’s necessary but not more than 20% of the time to Ossining, NY.
Provides chair-side assistance when necessary during dental treatment
Greets patients and escorts them to appropriate operatory
Assures that dental record, medical record and encounter form are available for the dentist or dental hygienist
Prepares patient for examinations and treatment, including placement of bib and instruments for procedure.
Maintains supplies and instruments in all dental operatories.
Performs laboratory and x-ray tasks under supervision of dentist.
Make appointments for patients. Verifies the need for return appointments
Greets visitors and patients in a courteous, prompt and friendly manner. Determines their needs, checks appointments and gives appropriate information
High School Diploma required
Bilingual ( English/Spanish) required
Dental assistance experience preferred
Superior customer service skills and experience
Responsive and comfortable working in the fast paced high accountability environment with different types of providers.
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times
Engaged in learning and continuous quality improvement
Outstanding verbal and written communications, with a culturally diverse patient and staff population
Open Door Family Medical Centers offers comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) and 401(k), generous paid time off, onsite Wellness facilities, and educational assistance. Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary and annual bonuses based on patient care.
Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email.