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Jun 10, 2021
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To be eligible for this position, ALL applications must be made through the University of Floridas job website: https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/517013/dental-assistant-ii by June 24. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at ((TDD). The University of Florida is an equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws. Pay Range: $15.00 - $18.00/hr, commensurate with education/experience Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance available Life, Disability, and Other Supplemental Insurance available Employee assistance program Vacation, Holiday, Sick paid leave Parental and other leave plans available Retirement plans Education Assistance Job duties: Assist dentists, dental residents, or dental students in treating patients as outlined in the State of Florida’s dental laws. Take impressions for study models and opposing models for bridgework. Mechanically polish amalgam restorations, clinical crowns, and supragingival areas. Place matrices and wedges. Remove excess cement. Fabricate, place, and remove temporary fillings. Expose and process dental x-ray film. Instruct students on the appropriate role of dental assistants in the delivery of patient care. Assist in various fourhanded techniques, such as administering anesthetics, grasping and transferring instruments, and malleting gold foil. Expose, develop, and mount x-rays. Give fluoride treatments. Teach oral hygiene. Remove dry socket dressings and periodontal packs. Remove sutures. Pack and medicate extraction areas. Deliver sedative drug capsules to patients. Package and sterilize clinical supplies and instruments. Assist in organizing and controlling the use of clinical supplies. Greet and prepare patients for treatment. Establish rapport with the patients to relieve anxiety. Schedule and coordinate patient appointments. Maintain daily records and patient charts. Collect patient data pertaining to clinical research. Maintain and clean office and reception areas. Orient new staff members and students regarding clinic procedures and policies. Perform clerical duties (as assigned). Requirements High school diploma or equivalent and three years of relevant experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) Certification demonstrating the successful completion of training as specified in Chapter 64B5-16, Florida Administrative Code.