Local 3882 - Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS)
Take digital intra-oral and extra oral radiographic imaging (e.g. cone beam computed tomography, and bitewing, periapical, occlusal and panoramic views in analog/film and digital/plate/sensor formats). Review radiographs within guidelines. Process and route imaging related materials. Greet, screen and direct patients. Confirm patient is authorized for a radiographic examination. Provide oral surgical assistance to dental residents and students. Assist in the administration of IV sedation and patient monitoring during surgical procedures. Perform tests; assist with preparing dental castings, dispensing medications and instructions, and performing minor dental and surgical procedures; ensure safe use, disposal, and storage of chemicals or hazardous materials. Assign patients to dental students, within guidelines. Monitor collection of instruments; dispense supplies, disposable materials, instrument and equipment. Maintain cleanliness of the work area and quality and safety standards; ensure proper recycling, disposal of infectious materials and adherence to infection control protocols and HIPAA compliance.
Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Required Experience: 2+ years of related experience. Graduate of a Dental Assistant Training Program oral surgery experience and 1-2 years of related experience including oral surgery experience with IV sedation/general anesthesia. Certification as a Dental Assistant
Preferred Experience: 2+ years Knowledge of chairside assisting for oral surgical procedures. Knowledge of oral surgical instrumentation.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of chairside assisting for oral surgical procedures. Knowledge of oral surgical instrumentation. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to operate standard office equipment.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: NYSDOH approved CBCT training for dental assistants. Valid New York State Radiology Technology license or Dental Hygiene license. Certification as a Dental Assistant or AAOMS DAANCE (Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Examination) Certificate.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the hourly rate for this position is USD $33.715. This rate is based on bargaining unit contracts.
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