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Dental Assistant

Apply Job ID 26022 Date posted Aug. 25, 2023 Location West Allis, Wisconsin

Creating a better way. It’s more than just the philosophy we were founded on. It’s our purpose. For our employees, it means more time with patients. Unrushed visits to build meaningful relationships. And most importantly, an opportunity to empower our patients to achieve their full potential – at work and in life. Determined to make a difference? Join our health care revolution and be a part of something better.

QuadMed is seeking a Dental Assistant to join our  team dedicated to providing comprehensive, accessible care and innovative practices focusing on wellness and prevention serving Quad employees and their families . This position is based at our West Allis , WI clinic of Quad Med and performs all chairside procedures, sterilization, taking radiographs, lab procedures, entering treatment and notes into the dental EMR. This individual will be a highly motivated, provide excellent patient care and quality conscious.  

Interested in working in an environment where teamwork and one-on-one time with patients measures success.

Schedule: 40 hrs/week ( Monday's off day. Four 10 hour days Tues-Fri )

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs all chairside dental procedures efficiently 
  • Performs independent procedures as delegated and directed by the dentist in accordance with state regulation and law and department directive and protocol 
  • Sterilization and preparation of dental operatories and instruments 
  • Properly take diagnostic quality radiographs 
  • Performs all necessary lab procedures 
  • Responsible for stocking treatment areas 
  • Working knowledge of dental procedures and terminology 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of dental instruments, treatment equipment and maintenance procedures 
  • Efficiently directs patient flow through teamwork and communication 
  • Maintains compliance with OSHA and department policies and procedures relative to infection control, exposure control, and safety issues 
  • Receptionist duties as assigned 

Job Requirements: 

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED certificate
  • Completion of accredited course in dental assisting preferred 
  • At least 2 years' experience as a chairside Dental Assistant preferred 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • CPR or BLS certification within 60 days of hire
  • Certified Dental Assistant preferred
  • Registered Dental Assistant preferred

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to deliver quality care to children and adults
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments and responsibilities to ensure compliance with established deadlines and protocols 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral/written) 
  • Patient/staff rapport -- make positive contribution to office/organization 
  • Knowledge of modern dental materials, their storage handling and applications preferred 
  • Dentrix software knowledge preferred 
  • Dexis imaging knowledge preferred 
  • Oral surgery experience preferred 
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion 

Harry Quadracci was determined to do things differently, and to do them better. In 1991, the visionary print manufacturing CEO founded QuadMed out of the belief that there had to be a better way to provide his employees with access to affordable, high-quality health care. And what started as doing the right thing, ended up sparking a health care revolution. Now 30 years later, we partner with employers across the nation to provide value-driven health and wellness services in or near the workplace. With a focus on breaking down cost, access and quality barriers, we empower employees and their families to live healthier, happier lives.

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

QuadMed and Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. QuadMed and Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. QuadMed and Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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