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Dental Assistant Job in Miami, FL 33055
(Job ID: 361769)



Miami, FL 33055



Jan 14, 2022




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur


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CAN Community Health, Inc. Job Description Regular Non Exempt Job Title: Dental Assistant Date Prepared: 05.29.18 ============================================================================================ Statement of Purpose: Under general supervision, provides a range of clinical, administrative, and staff support to a dental services operation. Assists in the performance of dental and radiography procedures; prepares and maintains dental equipment and supplies in accordance with established protocol, procedures, policies, and standards, and assists in the coordination of day-to-day patient administration, records management, and office support activities. Primary Tasks: Provides chair side assistance to dentist in the performance of dental procedures, to include operative, preventive, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, and/or oral surgical procedures. Prepares, sterilizes, organizes, and sets up dental equipment, ensures that all dental instruments are cleaned, dated, and processed according to established clinic guidelines and standards. Monitors and maintains dental equipment. Develops and processes dental radiographs in accordance with provider orders; assists in the monitoring and maintenance of radiation safety procedures and protocols. Follows and maintains all relevant federal, state, and institutional regulations, guidelines, policies, and standards for the provision of dental clinical services. Orders and maintains inventories of dental clinic supplies. Interacts with and processes dental clinic patients; including educating and communicating the process of HIV disease and its treatment and escorting patients to dental clinic and advising dentist of pts appointment. Maintains dental laboratory slips and creates and maintains dental records in accordance with established protocol and procedures. Ensures confidentiality is maintained regarding patient/client information in accordance with HIPAA, professional and departmental standards. Promotes and practices CAN Community Health Inc.’s mission and values and follows its policies and procedures. Secondary Tasks: Cooperates with and assists other team members Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required: Ability to ensure maintenance of dental equipment Skilled in X-ray and film development techniques Knowledge of sterilization techniques Knowledge of OSHA requirements Ability to fabricate cosmetic temps Ability to document treatments plans with estimated costs Strong organizational and communication skills Possess ability to utilize problem-solving techniques Proficient with scheduling programs CAN Required Training: In addition to the following, all new employees are required to attend New Employee Orientation: Basic Annual Safety Training * Bloodborne Pathogen Annual Training * Hazardous Materials Training (department specific) * Radiation Safety Training, HIV 104 Education/Professional: Certified Dental Assistant or EFDA with High School Diploma or Equivalent Valid driver’s license Experience: Three years of direct clinical practice Surgical and four-handed experience preferred Physical Demands: Neat, professional appearance Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects, including the human body. Requires sitting, standing, and walking. Requires expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word, visual and auditory acuity. Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of an employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Machines/Equipment, Tools Used: Computer Operate a motor vehicle All Dental equipment Responsible To: Dentist Work between our two dental offices- Miami Gardens and South Beach

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