Prosthodontic Dental Assistant Job Posting

Prosthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Downers Grove, IL (217091)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 217091 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:06/06/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Prosthodontic
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
Location: Downers Grove, IL 60515
 
Description
Are you motivated, eager to make an impact and a team player? ClearChoice Downers Grove is looking for the perfect fit to add to our highly motivated team! Position Summary: The prosthodontist dental assistant works under a dentists supervision to prepare equipment that will be used in dentistry procedures, to ready patients for these procedures, and to help the dentist during these procedures by passing instruments, holding the suction catheter in place, and generally anticipating the dentists' needs. Some Other responsibilities may include sophisticated functions such as removing sutures, processing x-rays and taking the oral impressions that are used to fit crowns. Responsibilities: Work under the direct supervision of the Prosthodontist to perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties, including but not limited to providing chair-side assistance while dentists examine and treat patients. Ensure patients are as comfortable as possible in the dental chair, prepare them for treatment, and obtain their dental records. Hand instruments and materials to dentists and keep patient's mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices. Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment, prepare trays of instruments for dental procedures, and instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care. Prepare materials for impressions and restorations, take dental x rays, and process x-ray film as directed by a dentist. Handle other radiological equipment and assist patients with these procedures as directed by a dentist. Experience: Certified as a Dental Assistant by the A.D.A. 1 to 3 years of Dental Assistant experience Dental implant experience is a plus Must be reliable, work well with others in a fast paced environment, and have good manual dexterity. Benefits of joining ClearChoice: Competitive compensation and benefits package Four day work week Work in a professional environment where the focus is on patient care Job Type: Full-time