Company: Hero Practice Services
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Academy Kids Dental, Vision and Orthodontics is part of the Hero
Practice Management group. Hero is the only practice management
company focused on delivering the systems, processes, and people
needed to efficiently deliver quality dental, vision and
orthodontic care to children in underserved communities. With 26
offices across seven states, we have helped over a million children
ages six months through 20 years gain access to the care they need
since 2006. Working at Hero is both a career and a calling---join
us, BE A HERO!
Serving the needs of the Medicaid population requires a well-oiled
machine. Our fast-paced, high volume offices require smart
scheduling, effective patient communications, tested processes and
a dedicated, well-trained staff. The Academy Kids Dental, Vision,
and Orthodontics team knows what it takes to provide quality
dental, vision and orthodontic care under one roof. We are looking
to create long-term relationships with the children and families we
serve, and, to achieve that goal, we are dedicated to providing our
staff with the support, compensation and lifestyle they need for
Navigating the healthcare system can be a challenge for the
families we serve. At Academy Kids, we make it easy and enjoyable
for parents to get regular vision, dental and orthodontic care for
their children. Our kid-friendly offices take the fear out of
dental visits, and all our staff is trained to put both children
and parents at ease. From scheduling to payments, eye wear
selection to orthodontics, we make it fun, easy and affordable for
children to thrive.
OUTCOMES OF THE ROLE
The Extended Duties Dental Assistant's mission is to support the
dentist and hygienists in providing excellent, high-quality care to
patients at a pediatric dental practice according to state
Integrity& Accountability: Systematically executes proactive,
recurring processes to achieve goals provided from their clinical
leadership team. Demonstrates high integrity in all activities;
does not cut corners to achieve goals. Identifies and resolves
problems in a timely manner and develops alternative solutions.
Understand, monitor, and ensure the smooth execution of dental
processes, including but not limited to: assisting the dentist or
hygienist in completion of dental cleanings, charting and x-rays.
Understand, monitor and ensure effective execution of all policies
and procedures by (1) completing administrative tasks correctly and
on time, (2) supporting organizations goals and values, (3)
adhering to state and federal guidelines.
Mission Driven& Patient-First: Passionate about delivering
accurate, high-service. Demonstrate expectations for desired
patient experience and respond promptly to customers' needs by (1)
create a friendly relationship with patients and parents as well as
educating them on personal oral care, (2) providing excellent
chair-side assistance to doctor and/ or dental hygienist, (3)
accurately collecting and recording patient medical and dental
histories as well as procedure documentation, (4) organizing and
sterilizing dental instruments and work stations per OSHA standards
(5) Performing safe x-ray techniques and capturing efficient and
quality dental x-rays alongside the dentist and (6) pouring,
trimming, and polishing study casts and fabricating custom
impression trays from preliminary impressions
Compassionate& Teamwork: Puts team above self, doing whatever it
takes to make the broader team win. Works well with members of
Hero's leadership team in pursuit of the company's goals.
Collaborates with others to accomplish the mission by (1)
displaying passion and optimism (2) remaining open to others' ideas
and (3) being able to work in a fast-paced environment with
- Able to multi-task and complete dental tasks correctly and on
Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, listening to patients'
needs and possesses a friendly and outgoing demeanor.
Preferred knowledge of EagleSoft and Microsoft office.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Certified Dental Assistant or EDDA Certification
- Radiology certification that fulfills Rule X of the Colorado
- Previous work experience in a dental practice is a plus.
- Current BLS CPR certification preferred.
- Bilingual is preferred.
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