Evansville, Indiana

## Overview

At **Merit Dental**, we are passionate about patient care and service. If you are interested in building a career with people who work every day to be the best, and whose work creates happy, healthy and loyal patients, Merit Dental may be the place for you.

We are proud to serve our hometown communities. Merit Dental dentists, hygienists and dental assistants serve the dental care needs of patients in 17 states.

**_Do you thrive on giving exceptional patient service?_**

**_Can you stay on top of details even when you are juggling multiple doctor and patient requests?_**

As a **Dental Assistant** with Merit Dental, you are a key contributor to making the dental practice run efficiently by being a standout colleague and working together for phenomenal patient outcomes. As a member of our team, you enjoy competitive pay, benefits, flexibility and structure. You receive peer mentoring support, continuing education, internal advancement opportunities and a culture that values and recognizes your contribution.

## Schedule (days/hours)

Monday-Friday business hours

## Responsibilities

* Enthusiastically greet and prepare patients for dental care

* Be a resource to the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures

* Set up and breakdown operatory post-treatment

* Capture quality x-ray images

* Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment

* Help practice run smoothly by maintaining dental supplies and ensuring equipment operates effectively

* Provide patients with instructions for oral care following all dental treatment procedures

* Interact with patients to resolve issues with enthusiasm and kindness

* Perform any and all related duties as assigned by manager and/or designated positions including, but not limited to, Safety Officer, Laser Safety Officer, radiation Safety Officer, Supply/Ordering

## Qualifications

* Certification/licensure as required by the state to work as a Dental Assistant, active CPR and compliance with any other licensing or credentialing requirements

* One or more year of relevant experience in the dental industry preferred

* Strong communication skills, a "can do" attitude, flexibility and dependability

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

*IH

*ID:* 2021-9113

*# of Openings:* 1

*Category:* Dental Assistant

*Type:* Full Time Regular

Evansville, Indiana

Midwest Dental employs great people who support great dentists. As a Midwest Dental employee, you will join a group of dedicated professionals working together toward one goal – providing exceptional dentistry to patients. Our dentists and their teams are able to focus on patient care, while our support staff provides them with the services they need to perform at their best. Midwest Dental offers you: • A positive work environment encouraging respect, professionalism and joy • Development opportunities that allow you to continuously improve • A patient-centered focus – our main goal is to ensure the health and happiness of our patients • A competitive salary and benefit package • An excellent work life balance, giving you plenty of time for family, friends and fun Midwest Dental supports over 200 dental practices in 16 states. We invite you to join our team as we continue to grow.

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