Posted on: September 19, 2022
Description:This position, under professional direction of the
Dental Coordinator, provides chair side dental assistance and
office supportive services in the dental clinic. It involves a wide
range of responsibilities and the ability to coordinate multiple
activities simultaneously in order to ensure an efficient dental
- Obtain health histories for review by the dentist and document
oral examinations in Dentrix.
- Receive and prepare patients for treatment
- Perform coronal polishing and fluoride application, and provide
patient instructions pre- and post-operative.
- Follow all safety engineering practices, including use of lead
aprons, PPE hazardous and infectious product handling, sharps
handling, curing light exposure, and MSDS/OSHA knowledge and
- Maintain an inventory of dental and office supplies. Place
orders when necessary as directed by the Dental Coordinator to
ensure that these items are stocked in sufficient quantity.
- Attend staff meetings of the dental unit and/or PCHC meetings
that have relevance to dental staff.
- Follow accepted dental procedures in the preparing and
post-treatment cleanup of dental equipment and operatories,
including hard surface disinfection.
- Cross-train to Patient Services duties, including but not
limited to, verification of insurance, patient check in, and
appointment confirmation.Skills:Health care, Medical, dentrix,
Bilingual, Patient educationAdditional Skills &
Qualifications:Graduate of Accredited Dental Assistant Program OR
equivalent training with at least 1 year of chair side clinical
experience as a dental assistantBilingual in English and Spanish is
a PlusExperience Level:Entry Level
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