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Jul 13, 2021
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
*Dental Knowledge Required* Williamsbridge Dental offers advanced, comprehensive dental care — general, restorative, cosmetic, and orthodontic — for the whole family. We have a highly educated and skilled hygiene department that is constantly expanding, and we are looking for the right candidate to join our Williamsbridge Dental family. Pay: Negotiable at interview Schedule: Monday - Thursday 8 Hour shifts and some Fridays half day. Schedules are negotiable. Benefits: Health Insurance available after 6 months Job Description: The dental hygiene assistant provides not only technical assistance, but also provides a reassuring and pleasing experience for the patient. Chair side assistance to the hygienist includes preparation of treatment rooms, instruments and tray setups for hygiene procedures, technical assistance during examinations and treatments, and other services requested by the hygienists. Duties include but are not limited to: Prepare treatment rooms for patients, following office procedure and protocol Prepare patient, by greeting, seating and draping/bibbing patient Sterilize and deliver instruments to treatment area, positioning instruments for hygienists’ access, suctioning, passing instruments, etc. Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential Maintains safe and clean work 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 Contributes to team effort by accomplishing results as needed Desired Skills: Dental assistant or hygiene student preferred Dental Assisting experience is required: at least 2 years Ability to take diagnostic radiographs (willing to train right candidate) CPR certified a plus High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.