Location of the available position(s) are Southwest San Antonio.
We are currently seeking several Permanent and Temporary Full Time Dental
Assistants to add to our team of xxx+ employees. CentroMed is recognized in
San Antonio and the surrounding areas as a leading health care provider for
quality customer service, clinical excellence, comprehensive care, and
responsiveness to community needs.
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
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 autoclave, ultrasonic and other equipment as necessary.
Maintain 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
Instructs the patient on oral hygiene, nutritional counseling and
post-operative instructions, as needed.
Ensures the patient receives verbal education and any post-operative home care
prior to dismissal.
Assists in maintaining adequate supply of inventory and follows protocol
regarding ordering of supplies.