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Dental Assistant Job in Bedford, TX (213715)

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Job Id/Status: 213715 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:05/07/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Bedford, TX 76021
JOB SUMMARY: • To assist in the performance of quality, caring clinical dentistry • Become adept at assigned clinical procedures • Aid the doctor smoothly and unobtrusively • Perform clinical and technical procedures under the supervision of a licensed dentist • RDA gets patient ready, prepares the operatory and equipment and assists the doctor during examinations and treatment • Maintain awareness of comfort and safety needs of patients • Maintain equipment and inventory • Adhere to all required OSHA and health regulations QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent. Their position requires 1 years of experience in the dental profession. Knows how to administer CPR and first aid. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS: X-ray license, CPR certificate. KNOWLEDGE: • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish preferred) • Can competently perform the clinical and technical dental procedures required for a Registered Dental Assistant • Can take x-rays, including FMX, Pano and anterior PA’s • Knows how to take blood pressure • Keeps informed and updated on OSHA regulation IF AN ORAL SURGERY PRACTICE: Knows CDC guidelines. SKILLS: Knows how to work with: • Autoclave • Model trimmer • X-ray machine – Pano • Panoramic X-ray • Ultrasonic • O2 and N2O • Vacu-press • Hand pieces • Knows how to make Temp PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required • To do detailed work using arms, hands and fingers to handle and feel object worked with • Intermittently is required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, bend and reach throughout the day • Good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity is needed • Specific vision abilities include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, dept perception and ability to adjust focus • Must be physically able to administer CPR • May have to physically assist drowsy patients after anesthesia • May have to lift up to 25 pounds