To assist in the performance of quality, caring clinical dentistry; to become
adept at assigned clinical procedures; to aid the doctor smoothly and
unobtrusively. Perform clinical and technical procedures under the supervision
of a licensed dentist. The DA gets the patient ready, prepares the operatory
and equipment and assist the doctor during examinations and treatment.
Maintain awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient. Adhere to all
required OSHA and health regulations.
To preform this job successfully, the individual must be able to preform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative
of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. High School diploma or
equivalent. This position requires 3 years of experience in the dental office.
Can competently perform the clinical and technical dental procedures required
of a DA. Can take quality x-rays, including FMX, and anterior PAs. Knows how
to administer CPR and first aid. Knows how to take blood pressure. Must have a
thorough understanding of cross contamination and how to prevent it. Has
dependable job attendance and can be relied on to follow through with assigned
task. Record treatment information in the patients chart. Enter type of
treatment planned for the next visit, and dismiss patients.