Lead Dental Assistant

Posting Number 2023-12509
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/29/2024 11:21 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Fully Onsite: 100% Onsite
Department
Endodontics (Staff)
School/Division
College of Dentistry (DN1032)
Compensation Grade
Local 3882 - 43
Union
Local 3882 - Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS)
FT/PT
Full-Time
Category
Health Services

Position Summary

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 four-handed chairside assistance to dental students. 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.

Qualifications

Required Education:
High School diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education:
NYSDOH approved CBCT training for dental assistants. Valid New York State Radiology Technology license or Dental Hygiene license.

Required Experience:
Graduate of a Dental Assistant Training Program and 2 years of related experience. Certification as a Dental Assistant.

Preferred Experience:
Ability to provide radiographic imaging services consistent with current national radiographic and radiologic guidelines.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of four-handed chairside dental techniques and dental lab equipment. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Certification as a Dental Assistant.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of a foreign language (e.g., Spanish, Korean, Chinese).

Additional Information

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. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.

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