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Dental Assistant Job in Pembroke Pines, FL (221552)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 221552 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:08/07/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
 
Description
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 materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth. -Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts. -Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances. -Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory. -Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and 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. -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.