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Prosthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Denville, NJ (217123)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 217123 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:06/06/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:Prosthodontic
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
Location: Denville, NJ 07834
 
Description
Job Purpose: Looking for a temporary dental assistant to full a maternity leave beginning in July. Candidate will need to support dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; and have surgical experience performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Job Applicants Must Have: Valid NJ Dental Assistant License Valid NJ X-Ray License Trainable to office procedural protcols Dental assisting knowledge and experience Knowledge of periodontal and implant surgical procedure Able to multitask with assistant duties and front office duties Interviewing now for position becoming available July xxxx Please call the office (xxx)xxx-xxxx to schedule an interview, please email resume to [please sign-in to view contact information] Duties: * Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols. * Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient. * Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. * Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments. * Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts. * Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory. * Educates patients by giving postoperative instructions. * Documents dental care services by charting in patient records. * Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. * Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. * Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. * Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. * Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. * Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. * Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. * Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Skills/Qualifications: Dental Health Maintenance, Use of Dental Technology, Infection Control, Patient Services, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Listening, Teamwork, Bedside Manner, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Use of Medical Technologies, Performing Diagnostic Procedures