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Certified Dental Assistant

West Springfield, MA

Posted: 03/17/2023 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Industry: Health Care Job Number: 10470

Job Description

Exciting, fast-paced oral surgery practice in search of a MA licensed dental assistant. We are a multi-location practice looking for a team player who is passionate about patient care. Must have dental assisting experience or a recent graduate of a dental assisting program. Oral Surgery experience is a plus. 36-hour work week. Come join an amazing team in a great working environment! Please ONLY apply if you are a Dental Assistant as the state requires all assistants to be licensed.

Dental Assistant Responsibilities:
  • Provide high quality care to our patients.
  • Update and maintain patient medical history and dental records.
  • Set up and break down operatory.
  • Wash and sterilize instruments.
  • Assist the doctor during surgeries.
  • Assist during general anesthesia, monitor patient vital signs under the supervision of the doctor.
  • Take radiographs when needed.
  • Provide after care instructions to patients.
  • Stock supplies

Meet Your Recruiter

Melissa Cartier
Director of Staffing Services, Healthcare and Office Services, Springfield Office

Melissa Cartier is an Account Manager in our J. Morrissey Springfield Office. Melissa has been with J.Morrissey for over 3 years and brings to us several years of career services and counseling experience. Melissa works with large and small companies in the Springfield area, and is responsible for managing new and current clients as well as recruiting and onboarding temporary candidates for temporary positions. 

Prior to joining J. Morrissey, Melissa was the Director of Career Services at Premier Education Group where she performed various career development functions and achieved company benchmark placement rates. Melissa started her career as a Certified Medical Assistant, which has provided her with valuable insights into the healthcare industry and has helped her form strong connections with her clients and candidates.

In addition to her passion for recruiting and building relationships, Melissa volunteers her time public speaking in schools where she delivers presentations on career development and growth. Melissa also belongs to the Chicopee Chamber of Commerce. Her industry knowledge, commitment to quality service, and enthusiasm for people make her an invaluable member of the J. Morrissey team.

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