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Dental Assistant Job in Boston, MA 02126
(Job ID: 346105)

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Location

Boston, MA 02126

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Sep 18, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat

JOB ID / STATUS

#346105 ACTIVE

Description

COVID Vaccination required or proof of exemption status (religion or medical). 80% Direct Patient Services Prepares patient for dental treatment by seating patient in chair and providing an explanation of the procedures to be performed. Drapes patient with protective linens and sets up instrument tray containing dental instruments, suction, gauze, and other required supplies. At the chair side, assists dentist during procedure by passing instruments, adjusting light on dental site, suctioning fluids, and dental particles. May take and develop[SJ1] dental x-rays. Assists patient with cleanup following procedure, clears work site of instruments, soiled linens and other materials following proper sterilization procedures and protocols, and prepares for next patient. A registered Dental assistant will also polish teeth and take master impressions. May assist laboratory technician in the construction of dental prosthesis and other dental models prepared for patient. Maintains and expands current level of dental assistant skill and knowledge by periodically attending continuing education programs. Assist Dentist or Hygienist with School-based screenings. 20% Direct Patient Services Prepares patient for dental treatment by seating patient in chair and providing an explanation of the procedures to be performed. Drapes patient with protective linens and sets up instrument tray containing dental instruments, suction, gauze, and other required supplies. At the chair side, assists dentist during procedure by passing instruments, adjusting light on dental site, suctioning fluids, and dental particles. May take and develop[SJ1] dental x-rays. Assists patient with cleanup following procedure, clears work site of instruments, soiled linens and other materials following proper sterilization procedures and protocols, and prepares for next patient. A registered Dental assistant will also polish teeth and take master impressions. May assist laboratory technician in the construction of dental prosthesis and other dental models prepared for patient. Maintains and expands current level of dental assistant skill and knowledge by periodically attending continuing education programs. Assist Dentist or Hygienist with School-based screenings. Administrative Duties Greeting and scheduling appointments for the patients. Order office supplies when necessary. Tracks supplies as needed. Maintains records of procedures performed by dentist. Assist with the billing process for the patients. Performs other related duties as required or assigned. Requirements: A successful completion of a certified Dental Assistant Program at an accredited institution, High School education and/ or its equivalency or other specialized training beyond high school is required. In addition, must possess a MA dental assistant license. At least two years of experience in the dental field working in a multi-disciplinary setting. Computer skills are required and bi-lingual ability in Haitian Creole or Spanish are preferred. Experience in public health and or community setting is strongly preferred. Ability to understand written or oral instructions; and ability to work with a variety of personnel, patients, and community groups. Benefits: Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Employee discount, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Professional development assistance, Retirement plan, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance , Pet Insurance. $1000 Bonus Pay. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: From $19.00 per hour