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Mayo Clinic Dental Assistant - Prosthodontic in Rochester, Minnesota

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/benefits/) . Eligibility may vary.

Position description

Your career as a Dental Assistant at Mayo Clinic is truly unique. As a specialty dental care assistant within a large medical practice, your dental assistant duties expand beyond the traditional and include complex clinical care, medically integrated care, multidisciplinary clinics and treatments, coaching of resident and fellow trainees, and participation in research initiatives.

Clinical Duties

Each subspecialty practices within their scope and dental assistant clinical duties are specific to each dental specialty. Many Mayo Clinic patients have complex dental needs that cannot be met by other dental practices. Our dental assistants have an important role in each patient's care and are able to utilize their talents and skills to assist challenging and rewarding cases.

Prosthodontics Specialty (area with current opportunity due to growth of practice)

The prosthodontics division specializes in complex restorative, implant restorations, and replacement of teeth. In addition, it supports the subspecialty of maxillofacial prosthodontics and dental oncology, which specializes in the rehabilitation of patients with oral and facial defects due to disease or trauma.

There are multiple specialties in addition to Prosthodontics that include Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Dental Oncology, Periodontics, Orthodontics, Dental Sleep Medicine, Pediatrics to continue to grow your career in the dental field.

New grads encouraged to apply!

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited Dental Assistant program as recognized by the American Dental Associations Commission on Accreditation. Must hold a current Dental Assistant License with Nitrous Oxide certification as recognized by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry as well as hold a Basic Life Support Certification. Expected to maintain continuing education requirements in accordance with guidelines established by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry.

Additional qualifications

Preferred experience with dental specialty care in any of the following specialty practices: Prosthodontics, implant procedures (surgical and/ or restorative), Orthodontics, Periodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, computer skills and knowledge necessary to provide patient database information, digital radiology, patient dental charting and institutional programs. Experience and basic operational computer knowledge are preferred.

License or certification

Must hold a current Dental Assistant License with Nitrous Oxide certification as recognized by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry as well as hold a Basic Life Support Certification.

Exemption status

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

$24.03 - 35.62 / hour

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

64 hours

Schedule details

Schedule details for this position support the clinical practice hours of Monday through Friday 8-5. This position is working 64 hours every two weeks within the clinical practice. Some flexibility of patient care needs may be necessary.

Weekend schedule

No weekend schedule.

International Assignment

No

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Recruiter

Tricia Harding

EOE

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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