Overview

Are you passionate about providing top-notch dental care and an exceptional Patient Experience? Do you love helping Patients feel comfortable and treating Patients like family? Does it make you feel good when you help educate Patients on the best way to take care of their dental health? Are you ready to be part of a team that truly treats each other and Patients like family? If this sounds like a good fit for you, we’ve got the ideal job for you to join our growing team/newly renovated & expanded building at Lakeshore Family Dentistry located in Glendale/Fox Point, WI.

We’re Different at Lakeshore Family Dentistry

We are a core values driven private practice, with a people focused mission. We believe in treating Patients like family, we believe in each other, we believe in growth and development of each team member, and we believe in the power of positivity!

We believe that that we provide the best Culture, Support and Career Growth options, hands down, for Dental Assistants in the Greater Milwaukee Area. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Onboarding Process
  • Assistant Development
    • Mentor System for Oncoming Assistant Team Members
    • Monthly Assistant Team meetings w/Owner Doctor
  • Career Growth and Development
    • Defined growth paths for Assistants leading to increasing Pay Tiers
  • Clinical Autonomy
    • Doctors Focused on Patients not Production
  • Business Support
    • Guaranteed Hours based on a strong Patient Base
    • Full support team handling marketing, HR, Insurance, Purchasing, etc
    • Owner Doctor meets with each provider team monthly for support

Hours of Shift

  • Treat Yourself to a full-time, 3-4 day workweek for great work/life balance
    • Lots of Flexibility Available!
    • Work 3 full days for Full-Time Work and have 4 days off per week, or work a mix of full and 1/2 days. Flexible, Flexible, Flexible!
    • 7am-7pm (w/2 hour lunchbreak from 12pm-2pm) Shifts available
    • 7am-12pm Morning Shifts available
    • 2pm-7pm Evening Shifts available
    • Flexible, Flexible, Flexible!

Your Role as a Dental Assistant

You’ll be an important part of the clinical team working primarily with general dentists, as well as with the hygiene team. While your primary focus will be on serving Patients and supporting your dentist to provide the best dental care, you will also support many aspects of the practice include greeting patients, and helping with many important functions across the office. Key areas of focus will be:

  • Set-up and breakdown treatment rooms for dental procedures
  • Assist Clinical Team members in delivering Patient care
  • Caring for Patient as is family – communication & education
  • Being Intuitive to needs of practice on daily basis, and taking Initiative

Required Qualifications Dental Assistant

What We Need From You

  • A minimum of 1 yr related experience
  • A glowing personality and a welcoming smile!
  • A dependable team player with a great attitude!
  • Ability to work hours of shift

What We’ll Offer You – Culture, Compensation, & Benefits of Dental Assistant

  • Culture built on Patient Care, Teamwork, and Professional Growth
  • Total Compensation of >$30/hr including both hourly wage and benefits
  • Top of market hourly wage (up to~$25/hr average based on experience)
  • Evening & Saturday wage of $30/hour
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance & FSA/HSA, Dental
  • 401k with 3% employer match

Lakeshore Family Dentistry provides a unique opportunity in the Greater Milwaukee Area from a core values, mentoring, career development, schedule, and income potential standpoint. We can’t wait to talk to you about growing together!

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Responsibilities

  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist’s access; suctioning; passing instruments.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth.
  • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies, pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • X-ray license
  • Experience working as a Dental Assistant, or training from a formal Dental Assistant program

At DCA we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them and recognize the value this brings to our patients and employees. DCA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees. We won’t unlawfully discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, Veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other category protected by law.

The DCA team is best characterized by the relationships we have with our patients and each other. We embrace collaboration which is necessary to innovate in today’s changing world of dentistry . Our culture encourages participation, diversity of thought, innovation, and strong execution.
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