• Dental Assistant

    Posting Number 2018-5255
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/19/2018 4:37 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Department
    Oral Center for People with Disabilities (Staff)
    School/Division
    College of Dentistry (DN1032)
    Compensation Grade
    Local 3882 - 42
    Union
    Local 3882 - Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS)
    FT/PT
    Full-Time
    Category
    Health Services
  • Position Summary

    This dental assistant position supports the Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities. Provide four-handed chairside assistance to dental students. Instruct dental students and dental assistant students in techniques and utilization of four-handed dentistry and infection control. 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. Maintain patient files and charts. Serve as clinic receptionist and clinic cashier.

    Qualifications

    Required Education:
    High School diploma or equivalent.

    Preferred Education:
    Certification as a Dental Assistant.

    Required Experience:
    Graduate of a Dental Assistant Training Program or 1-2 years of related experience.

    Preferred Experience:
    Experience working with patients with disabilities and/or surgical experience strongly preferred.

    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.

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

    Additional Information

    EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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