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Dental Assistant Job in Sunnyvale, TX 75182
(Job ID: 392631)

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Location

Sunnyvale, TX 75182

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Nov 23, 2022

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#392631 ACTIVE

EMPLOYER

Tiny Teeth Pediatric Dentistry

Description

Description Position Summary This job is responsible for providing dental assistance in support of the pediatric dentistry program. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Provide personal dental assistance to a dentist or other dental clinician for the duration of a procedure. • Set up and tear down dental operatories between patient appointments according to universal precautions protocol. • Take dental radiographs according to the dentists or physicians written or verbal orders while observing safety practices. • Provide physical restraint during episodes of combative patient behavior. • Assemble dirty instruments, decontaminate and make ready for retrieval and reprocessing. • Maintain the functional readiness of dental equipment and emergency resources. • Teach/reinforce general oral hygiene and home care skills prescribed for patients by dentists • Provide general unit assistance as required. •Promote timely progression of care through effective team communication. Qualifications Education • High school diploma or equivalent required and completion of an accredited dental assisting school strongly preferred Licenses and certifications • Completion of dental radiography course and nitrous oxide monitoring course is required, but may be acquired in the initial year of employment. • Must be a registered Dental Assistant in the State of Texas, or must be able to obtain license within 90 days of employment. Basic Life Support/ PALS certification required. Sealants and Polishing Certificate Experience 1 year of previous experience as a Pediatric Dentistry Dental Assistant is strongly preferred. Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities • The ability to hear and communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner. • The ability to interact with peers, medical staff, and patients/patient families in a manner that represents Childrens positively. • The ability to interact effectively with varying personalities and in stressful situations. • Knowledge of dental terminology strongly preferred. Physical demands • Requires observation of and rapid reaction to changeable operations and patient behavior. • Requires confined sitting on a regular basis. • Requires some physical effort for lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling and providing physical restraint for combative patients. • Requires visual and mental concentration on instruments, dials, readouts, and displays. • This job requires special protective equipment, training and adherence to prescribed rules and procedures to avoid injury/illness from exposure to hazardous chemicals, blood borne pathogens, needle sticks, radiation and nitrous oxide. • Requires long hours, at times, and physical stamina. * This job position travels to different locations if needed. May have emergency occurrences which require the ability to return to work after hours. Employer Details: Tiny Teeth Pediatric Dentistry LOCATION: 2820 N. Beltline Rd Suite 200 Sunnyvale, TX 75182 Employer Details EMPLOYER NAME Tiny Teeth Pediatric Dentistry CONTACT PERSON JAQUELINE CONTACT PHONE [sign in to DentalPost to see current contact info] CONTACT EMAIL [sign in to DentalPost to see current contact info] LOCATION 2820 N. Beltline Rd Suite 200 Sunnyvale, TX 75182 Employer Details EMPLOYER NAME Tiny Teeth Pediatric Dentistry CONTACT PERSON JAQUELINE CONTACT PHONE [sign in to DentalPost to see current contact info] CONTACT EMAIL [sign in to DentalPost to see current contact info] LOCATION 2820 N. Beltline Rd Suite 200 Sunnyvale, TX 75182

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