Dental Assistant

Posting Number 2021-9044
Posted Date 9 months ago(11/8/2021 8:00 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Brooklyn - Patient Care - Staff
College of Dentistry (DN1032)
Compensation Grade
Local 3882 - 42
Local 3882 - Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS)
Health Services

Position Summary

Provide four-handed chairside assistance to dentists. 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.


Required Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience:
1+ years of related experience. Graduate of a Dental Assistant Training Program

Preferred Experience:
1+ years chairside assisting in a private practice

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:
Certification as a Dental Assistant. Knowledge of a foreign language (e.g., Spanish, Korean, Chinese).

Additional Information

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