November 2020 CE – Planning for Potential Change

Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Click here for a downloadable registration form.

Click here for Online registration (includes 3.4% online fee)

Fall Social & Member Directory Pick-up

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

The IKDDS Directories are IN!!!

We want to invite you to a Fall Social on October 22 at 6:30 pm at the beautiful Country Heritage Winery at LaOtto and give you the opportunity to pick up your directory. Complimentary wine and apps will be available!

Please RSVP so we know how many people to plan for: https://form.jotform.com/202584017261146

Do you need additional copies of the directory?

You can either download the form and mail with payment or order extra copies online.

COVID-19

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Please watch for additional messages from the ADA and IDA, as recommendations you receive today may be revised by tomorrow.

It is also important for you to keep tab on circumstances in your local community. There may be declarations from local entities that are city, town or county specific. We will do our best to keep you apprised of any such notices.

American Dental Association – includes important resources for practice management during crisis and navigating CARES Act.

Indiana Dental Association

Indiana State Department of Health
The Indiana State Department of Health has also established a COVID-19 Hotline number at 877-826-0011.
Healthcare providers should press 2.

Allen County Department of Health


Your Responsibility as a Healthcare Provider

ADA Interim Guidelines for Minimizing Risk of COVID transmission (updated 4/13/2020)

CDC Guidelines for Dental Settings (Updated 8/4/2020)

OSHA Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

Maintaining Ethics During a Pandemic

COVID-19 Coding and Billing Guidance

HHS Provider Relief Fund FAQs– Updated 10/6/2020

Paying Staff Who Are on Leave Due to COVID-19 – Updated 9/22/20

Should I be vaccinated for COVID-19 – Updated 8/8/20


Governor Holcomb’s Executive Order

Governor Holcomb announced several executive orders for Hoosiers as we try to stay ahead of the coronavirus outbreak. Click here for the most recent executive order.

 

Job Postings

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

DENTAL STERILIZATION TECH

  • Neighborhood Health – Dental Sterilization Tech
    Job Type: Full-time, 40 Hours
    Neighborhood Health is seeking a Dental Sterilization Tech to provide support in areas including the dental laboratory, oversee the sterilization process, and assist with the maintenance of the dental equipment. As a member of our growing team, you will feel at home in a fun and diverse community of healthcare professionals. Our goal is simple: improving access to healthcare in our community and surrounding areas.
    What you will do:
    – Prepare operatories and tray set-up for patient examinations. Maintain appropriate inventory of supplies in all exam areas.
    – Sterilize instruments as assigned following infection control guidelines.
    – Assist with maintenance of dental equipment.
    – Remain alert for ways to improve sterilization procedures, increase productivity, and improve utilization of resources.
    – Become familiar with work habits of the department to promote smooth workflow.
    – Utilize good time management skills to ensure all facets of sterilization procedures are completed timely.
    – Collect and prepare all biohazard material for removal.
    – Remain current in advanced practice changes within area, and where relevant, translates these findings into practice.
    Requirements:
    – Exposure in a medical or dental office preferred.
    Education Requirements:
    – High School Diploma or GED required.
    This position is full-time with benefits. We offer competitive pay, health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, PTO, and paid holidays.
    Interested? Send a resume along with cover letter to NHC Human Resources Department at: PO Box 11949, Fort Wayne, IN 46862, or by email to: hrdept@nhci.org. You may also fax your information to 260-969-2911.

HYGIENISTS

  • Orchard Park Family Dentistry, located in Kendallville, is looking for a part-time dental hygienist for 1-2 days per week. We are seeking a detail-oriented, team player that is friendly and professional. If interested please email your resume to shaun@shareyoursmile.net and/or call 260-318-3179.
  • Smiles on Main Family Dentistry, Dr. Courtney Bumbaugh – Columbia City, IN
    Our practice is growing and we are looking for a hygienist to join our team! We are seeking a Licensed Registered Dental Hygiene 3-4 days per week. Open to a full time or part time candidate. Currently, we are seeking help Mondays (7:30am – 4:30pm), Tuesdays (10am – 7pm), and Thursdays (7:30am – 4:30pm). Please email resume to dr.courtney@smilesonmaincc.com
  • Neighborhood Health – Dental Hygienist
    Job Type: Full-time, 30 Hours
    Neighborhood Health is seeking a Dental Hygienist to provide professional dental hygiene care for clinic patients following established standards, practices, and protocols. As a member of our growing team, you will feel at home in a fun and diverse community of healthcare professionals. Our goal is simple: improving access to healthcare in our community and surrounding areas.
    What you will do:
    – Screen and assess patients, evaluate the medical/dental history.
    – Maintain and review patient’s records, charts, and other pertinent information.
    – Provide preventative oral health services as directed by dentist on staff.
    – Provide patient education, teaches patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health and prevent tooth decay and gum disease.
    – Counsel patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health.
    – Recommend community resources to meet patient and family needs.
    – Provide monitoring and continuity of care between clinic visits as required.
    – Assists in the sterilization and sharpening of instruments as assigned following infection control guidelines.
    Requirements:
    – Experience in a clinic setting is preferred.
    – Indiana Dental Hygienist license.
    Education Requirements:
    – Degree from an accredited dental hygiene program.
    This position is full-time with benefits. We offer competitive pay, health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, PTO, and paid holidays.
    Interested? Send a resume along with cover letter to NHC Human Resources Department at: PO Box 11949, Fort Wayne, IN 46862, or by email to: hrdept@nhci.org. You may also fax your information to 260-969-2911.
  • Thomas Bunner, DDS located in Northeast Fort Wayne is hiring! Our Team is looking to add a Licensed Registered Dental Hygienist to our Family Practice. This would be a full time position with availability to start right away.
    Dr. Bunner has established a strong periodontal program allowing our office hygiene columns to remain full. Taking full precautions during COVID 19 we have remained with a full hygiene schedule and will continue to safely serve our employees and patients during these hard times.
    We are seeking someone upbeat and motivated that will fit in with our team! Our practice offers medical insurance, vacation pay, holiday pay, 401K & profit sharing. *PLUS a sign-on BONUS*.
    Please follow the below contact information to submit your resume & references! Thank you!Phone: 260-486-4800
    Email: trishabunner@icloud.com
    Facebook Listing: https://www.facebook.com/job_opening/961381931013386/?source=share
    (PM’s are welcome)
  • Union Chapel Dentistry/Auburn Family Dentistry – Fort Wayne/Auburn, IN
    Our practice is growing and we are ready to have a Hygienist join our team! We are seeking a Part-time/Full Time Registered/Licensed Dental Hygienist with the opportunity to move into full time. Must be able to function well independently as well as a team member, be detail oriented and be able to communicate effectively with patients in a friendly and professional manner. We offer competitive salaries and have established safety protocols in response to COVID-19. If you are interested we would love for you to send a copy of your resume to pcc@unionchapeldentistry.com or call the office and ask for Kasey at 260-637-5000. You can also drop off your resume at 12714 Coldwater Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46845. We hope to hear from you soon!
  • Turtle Town Dental – Churubusco, IN
    We have a full time or part time Hygiene position available for an individual who wants to learn the most advanced techniques in patient care. Our office is focused on Whole Body Wellness through Complete Oral Health. Come be part of a close knit team focused on exceptional patient care. Individual compensation packages offered with high wages. Please submit resumes to scheduling@turtletowndental.com.
  • Summit Dental Group has a full and part-time Hygiene position open to join our awesome team. We offer a competitive salary, monthly bonus, health insurance, 401k, uniform allowance and continuing education. We are a fast-paced, team oriented office with state of the art equipment.
    Please email your resume to: southwest@summitdentalgrp.com or call 260-434-0099 or 260-416-6688.

DENTAL ASSISTANTS

  • Dr. Samuel L. Corey’s Hi-Tech and Cosmetic practice is looking to add a Dental Assistant to our team. Expanded functions is preferred, but not necessary. Radiology license must be up to date. We are looking for a hardworking, patient focused individual who is a team player. Competitive salary and a generous benefits package. This is a full-time position, Monday-Thursday. Please email your resume to Loiscorey@comcast.net or call Lois at 260-489-0078.
  • Fort Wayne Endodontics is growing and we are in need of a new part-time dental assistant that can work on Fridays. We are looking for a candidate with great energy who is a team player and enjoys providing compassionate care to patients in a fast-paced setting. If you are interested in joining our fantastic team providing state of the art endodontic care we would love to hear from you. Please send your resume to office@fw-endo.com or call us at 260-436-5772.
  • Our dynamic office is looking for a positive, energetic, and self-motivated dental assistant to join our team.Primary responsibilities:
    • Responsible for assisting the doctor in the clinical treatment of patients
    • Ensuring that the needs of the patients are met
    • Taking dental radiographs
    Personal Requirements:
    • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
    • Graduate of accredited dental assisting program or adequate oral surgery assisting experience
    • Computer skills
    • At least 2 years dental assisting experience
    • Radiology certification and CPR
    • Experience assisting in oral surgery procedures
    Hours: Full time, 32-40 hrs per week. M-Th: 7:30AM – 4PM. Fri: 7:30-12
    Benefits and Salary:
    – Compensation commensurate with experience
    – Full time benefitsPlease call our office manager at 260-490-2013 for additional details.
  • Summit Dental Group is seeking an expanded Functions Dental Assistant to join our awesome team. Must be patient-focused and a team player. We offer a competitive salary, monthly bonus, health insurance, 401k, uniform allowance and continuing education. We are a fast-paced, team oriented office with state of the art equipment. Please email resume to southwest@summitdentalgrp.com or call Brenda at 260-434-0099.
  • Legacy Dental is looking to gain an Expanded Dental Assistant. We hire amazing staff so that we can continue to deliver all of our patients the exceptional care that they deserve. Experience is necessary. Must be able to take initiative and work in fast-paced work environments. Benefits package and bonus compensation available. If you or anyone you know is looking to gain an exceptional opportunity please contact Heather Lee at (260)434-1133 or email her at ordering@legacydentalfw.com, please send a resume via email.
  • Community Dental Clinic– Our thriving dental office is seeking an experienced Expanded Functions Dental Assistant to join our team! We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest level of care and the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant plays a key role. The ideal candidate is dependable, energetic, self-motivated, compassionate, and an organized team player. Knowledge of Dentrix is a plus, but not required. We offer a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision coverage, a flex spending account, 401K, paid time off and 8 paid holidays per year. Salary is competitive and based on experience. This opportunity is a full-time position, Monday-Thursday with occasional Fridays.
    Please email your resume to kkraft@thecommunitydentalclinic.org. We look forward to meeting you, welcoming you into our family, and helping you to thrive in our patient-focused practice.

FRONT OFFICE ASSISTANT

  • Smiles for Life in Auburn is looking for a dependable and friendly Front Office Coordinator to oversees the administrative duties of the dental office. This person will be responsible for moving the patients through the check in and check out process. Other responsibilities include managing new patients, pulling the correct patient files to charting insurance information, and other office skills. Competitive Salary. Please email resumes to info@smilesforlifedds.com
  • Busy oral surgery practice looking for a cheerful, dependable and detail-oriented front office staff with strong communication and administrative skills. Main responsibilities are to greet patients at check-in, schedule appointments, process patient information and answer phones.
    The ideal candidate is friendly, outgoing and knowledgeable about oral surgery.
    Qualifications:
    – 2 years Receptionist or customer service experience
    – High school diploma or equivalent
    – General knowledge of computers and related software
    – Interpersonal skills to initiate and maintain collegial relationship with doctors and coworkersHours:
    – M-Th: 8-4pm, Fri: 8-12pmBenefits and Salary:
    – Compensation commensurate with experience
    – Full time benefits
    Please call our office manager at 260-490-2013 for additional details.
  • Thomas Sodano, DDS in Huntertown is looking for a front office manager to work Full Time: Monday – Thursday 8 am – 5pm. 3 -5 years experience in a dental office is preferred, but we will train the right person. Please upload your resume to the IKDDS Resume Portal for consideration or contact our office for more information.
  • Family Dentistry & Aesthetics, Thomas Teel, DDS, Thomas Gilbert, DDS and Blake Weil, DMD are looking to add to our dental team.
    We are looking for a new addition to our administration/front office area. This is preferably a full time position with full benefits including competitive pay, profit sharing, incentives and health insurance. Our office stresses customer service and loyalty which will be priorities with our new employee.
    Please send your resume/information to our office manager:
    Terri Shaver
    4626 West Jefferson Blvd.
    Fort Wayne, IN 46804
    260-432-0561 | SmileFortWayne.com
  • PDA has an immediate opening for a front desk position. Dental experience is helpful but not required. A hard working, team oriented person with a positive attitude is a must. Please send resumes to pdapc@securedentaltechnologies.net
  • New York Dentists (Fort Wayne) seeks an experienced front desk/billing manager for their downtown dental office. Office hours are Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Candidate must have experience with filing insurance claims, including Medicaid. Competitive pay for qualified candidates. Please email resumes to newyorkdentist37@yahoo.com or call 423-2521 for more information.

DENTISTS

  • Union Chapel Dentistry/Auburn Family Dentistry – Fort Wayne/Auburn, IN
    Our practice is growing and we are ready to have an Associate Dentist join our team! We are seeking an Associate Dentist with the opportunity to move into full time. Must be able to function well independently as well as a team member, be detail oriented and be able to communicate effectively with patients in a friendly and professional manner. We offer competitive salaries and have established safety protocols in response to COVID-19. If you are interested we would love for you to send a copy of your resume to pcc@unionchapeldentistry.com or call the office and ask for Kasey at 260-637-5000. You can also drop off your resume at 12714 Coldwater Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46845. We hope to hear from you soon!

Updated 10/20/2020

Candidates Looking for Opportunities

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Please contact Jamee at jlock@ikdds.org for resumes and more information.

Updated 6/15/2020

Directory Order Form

Friday, September 6th, 2019

 

2019-2020 Isaac Knapp Member Directories are HERE!

All Isaac Knapp members will receive 1 complimentary directory each.

(Click here for a downloadable form to order extra copies.)

Please pick up your free copy at the next event or make arrangements to have it mailed to you (please pay for shipping)

Contact Jamee Lock for any questions!