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Dental Assistant Job in Geneva, IL (200207)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 200207 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:01/10/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Sat
Location: Geneva, IL 60134
 
Description
Job Summary Description- Temporary Dental Assistant Position This highly motivated and positive individual works under the dentist’s supervision to prepare patients for oral examination and assists in providing treatment to the teeth, mouth, and gums. The dental assistant will also be trained to perform more sophisticated functions such as removing sutures, processing x-rays, and taking oral impressions. Key Tasks The requirements listed below are representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Assist the dentist in all dental procedures Prepare patients for treatment Hand instruments and materials to dentists and keep patients' mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices Prepare tray setups for dental procedures and maintain adequate supply levels in each operatory, replenishing as needed Prepare materials for making impressions and restorations Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment Obtain dental history and/or records from patient and ensure that the health history is updated for all returning patients Instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care Record patient charting and all doctor notes as directed by the doctor. Escort patient to/from the front desk and introduce them to the continuing care clerk. Maintain an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor in accordance with Company policy Dental Assistant Training and Education Requirements High school diploma A degree or certificate in dental assisting Good communication skills Basic computer knowledge An eagerness to learn on the job Work Schedule is Monday- Thursday and the 3rd Saturday of every month This position is initially a temporary position for 3 months but could transition to a full time position in the future.