|Salary Range:||Minimum $10.00/hr.|
|Benefits:||Benefits include 3 weeks’ vacation the first year, personal time, sick time and paid holidays. Comprehensive low cost health, dental and vision insurance and 403(b) retirement plan available.|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Dental Assistants will perform all duties required to effectively assist a dental provider through chair side assisting, the preparation of treatment rooms for procedures and proper clean up and sterilization of rooms and equipment. |
|Duties:||Prepares rooms for treatment & sanitizes after treatment according to established protocol.|
Escorts patient from waiting room to dental chair.
Reviews medical history and obtains vitals and consent forms when applicable.
Informs dental provider of information given by the patient or questions asked by patient.
Performs suction during procedures.
Performs sterilization of instruments.
Assists dental provider during treatment using four handed dentistry approach.
Maintains charts, performs charting during exams, and updates treatment plan.
Provides post- operative instructions to patients as directed by the dental provider as required.
Takes and develops radiographs and takes, pours and trims impressions.
Performs all sterilization functions.
Performs routine equipment maintenance including but not limited to changing traps and cleaning suction lines.
Tracks and prepares dental lab cases for transport.
|Qualifications:||Minimum qualifications: Graduation from an accredited dental assisting program or equivalent experience/training AND PA X-ray certification.|
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