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Dental Assistant II--Pediatric Dentistry

Creighton University Omaha, NE
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At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-year-old Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.â?¯

 

 

The Creighton Dental school is looking for a Dental Assistant II that possesses experience and a passion for pediatric/ orthodontic care.  The Team is looking for a dedicated Dental Assistant who is excited about working in a fun fast-paced, environment.   The ideal candidate will assist faculty and students in procedures with children and young adults in our clinical settings, is someone who is excited about using the most-up-to-date technology and is passionate about sharing and assisting! We are looking for someone who has a great personality and is experienced working with unique challenges of dental care for children and young adults.   If this is you, come join our team of experienced, supportive, diverse and caring team members.  The Creighton Dental Clinic, conveniently located in Omaha, Nebraska on the Creighton campus, is dedicated to providing quality care, and offers a full range of dental services. More than 14,000 patients visit us each year, because we deliver on our commitment to excellence at an affordable cost. We admit as many patients as we can whose dental needs match the educational needs of our students.

 

 

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Accredited Dental Assistant School Graduate Preferred Or equivalent related experience.

Radiology certificate preferred or equivalent related experience.  

2-4 years Dental Assistant experience.

Knowledge of Dental procedures and terminology.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel and Outlook.

 

Skills and Abilities:

Experience taking radiographs of patients using standard dental radiographic equipment. Knowledge and/or experience using NOMAD or portable x-ray unit preferred.

Comprehensive understanding of dental instruments in all aspects of dentistry Endodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Pediatric Dentist or Pedodontics, Dental Public Health (DPH)

Provide outstanding customer service for the patient; excellent chair side manner.

Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance and understand OSHA guidelines

Follow organizations safety policies and procedures

Desire to learn and grow with our team

Outstanding positive attitude and demeanor

Strong interpersonal and relationship team building skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to multi-task and work in a fun, fast pace, team environment

Assist with other Creighton related clinic duties as requested such as working with One World initiatives, Labs, Screenings, etc.

 

This 34 hour/week, eleven-month position is benefit eligible.   Our robust benefits packages include Medical, Vision, Dental, 403b Retirement Plans with immediate match, paid maternal and paternal leave.  Our employees also enjoy a variety of programs and discounts to support a work-life balance to include: Tuition discounts and tuition remission programs, free on-campus gym memberships, wellness programs, legal assistance program, access to discounted pharmacy services, generous holiday schedules and more.

 

 

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AAP/EEO Statement 

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

 

Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 

 

 

Date Posted January 24, 2023
Date Closes January 24, 2024
Requisition 220745
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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