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Dental Assistant Job in San Antonio, TX (233095)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 233095 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:10/31/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: San Antonio, TX 78221
 
Description
Location of the available position is NE/NW area. The Dental Assistant will be responsible to provide a range of clinical procedures and staff support in a full range of dental operational services. The Dental Assistant will assist in the performance of dental and radiological procedures. Assists the dentist using four-handed-dentistry. Assist the dentist with patient management to include: instrument transfer, isolation, oral evacuation, retraction, and preparation of dental instruments and materials to include mixing filling and impression materials; charting examination and treatment results on patient’s dental records. Maintains x-ray developer, autoclave, ultrasonic and other equipment as necessary. Maintains appropriate logs in accordance with maintenance. Ensures monitoring logs for all infection control items are correctly completed. Maintains log of lab cases and reviews as needed. Prepares, sterilizes, organizes and set-up dental operatory and instruments according to Dental Department OSHA manual guidelines. At initial seating, ensures vital signs and medical history is reviewed and documented. Instructs the patient on oral hygiene, nutritional counseling and post-operative instructions, as needed. Ensures the patient receives verbal education and any post-operative homecare prior to dismissal. Assists in maintaining adequate supply of inventory and follows protocol regarding ordering of supplies.