Part time dental assistant with the potential to become full time. Salary is
Expected Duties and Responsibilities:
-Under direct supervision, assists the dentist in chairside dentistry.
-Prepares and maintains dental instruments and the dental operatory.
-Disinfects and sterilizes dental instruments in compliance with accepted
infection control procedures.
-Cleans and disinfects applicable operatory surfaces and equipment in
compliance with accepted infection control procedures.
-Pours and trims laboratory models using acceptable procedures.
-Properly operates radiographic equipment and uses good positioning techniques
with patients to obtain diagnostic and quality dental radiographs.
-Properly uses all safety equipment to prevent overexposure of self and
patients when operating equipment.
-Seats and prepares patient for scheduled procedures promptly and courteously.
-Correctly measures vital signs.
-Assembles instruments and supplies that will be needed for the procedures, and
arrange instruments according to preferences of the attending dentist.
-Follows universal precautions when dealing with patients.
-Can schedule patient appointments.
-Pulls records according to daily schedule of appointments.
-Inventories supplies regularly.
-Accurately performs routine data entry, such as adding treatment to patient's
-Correctly performs routine and basic functions, such as sending and receiving
lab cases and completing consent forms.
-Maintains skills by attending continuing education courses and in-office
-Ability to assist with maintaining and updating the office Facebook page and
-It is preferred that applicants be familiar with Dentrix and have the ability
to use basic computer software.
-Applicants preferred to have at least an Associates or Vocational Degree
-Applicants are preferred to have had at least 1 year of experience.
-Applicants must have Hepatitis Vaccination, CPR Certification, and certified
as a Radiology Administrator prior to being employed(applicant must be able to
provide proof of certifications)
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