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Expanded Function Dental Assistant Job in Philadelphia, PA 19139
(Job ID: 391028)

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Location

Philadelphia, PA 19139

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Nov 28, 2022

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#391028 ACTIVE

EMPLOYER

Kids Smiles

Description

Qualifications X-Ray Certification (Required) Work authorization (Required) Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred) Benefits Pulled from the full job description Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Full Job Description Job description Purpose and Scope The EFDA will routinely assist Kids Smiles Dentists in the care of patients and in related office work. S/he will be responsible for keeping records, managing clerical detail and providing diagnosis aids to the dentists. The EFDA will perform clinical supportive functions including preparing and dismissing patients as well as various dental treatments and laboratory tasks. The EFDA will perform expanded duties as permitted by each state. Job Responsibilities Receive patients and prepare them for necessary dental procedures; Prepare for dental treatment with correct instruments and material ready for use as directed by operator; Record findings from oral examination; During oral examination or treatment, provide instruments and dispense materials as directed by operator; Provide pre- and post-operative care for patients undergoing general or local anesthesia; Performs expanded duties as permitted by state license including but not limited to: Placing fillings Administering Sealants Performing Prophys on eligible patients Other duties to be determined Clear the patients mouth of saliva or dental materials used in the treatment by operating handheld suction or air and water-spraying equipment; Mix amalgam and synthetic fillings material according to instructions Clean and sterilize the instruments used after treatment, clean and tidy the surgery and implement standard decontamination procedures for infection control; Exposes and processes x-ray film as directed by the dentist; Maintain and re-stock dental supplies; Perform routine care and maintenance of dental equipment and instruments; Required Experiences and Skills High School Diploma or GED Certificate. Must possess a current and valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania license. X-RAY certification, required. Good verbal and written communication skills. Good organizational ability and time management skills. Job Type: Full-time Benefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Schedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday Experience: Dental assisting: 1 year (Preferred) License/Certification: X-Ray Certification (Required) Work Location: One location

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