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Dental Assistant

Company: Dental Care Alliance
Location: Union
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

American Dental Center is looking for a Dental Assistant for our office located in Union, NJ 07083. This is a full-time position that will include some Saturday hours 8-2 and some evenings until 7pm. Our preferred candidate will have at least 3 years' experience working as a Dental Assistant and must be x-ray certified in the state of New Jersey. This is a great opportunity in a multi-specialty practice with an excellent salary plus benefits!

Responsibilities

Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.

Duties:

  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth.
  • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications

  • X-ray certified in the state of New Jersey
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience working as a Dental Assistant

Additional benefits for full-time employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental services
  • Life insurance
  • Vision
  • Paid time off
  • 6 paid holidays off
  • 401k to name a few

Dental Care Alliance. Stronger Together.

Keywords: Dental Care Alliance, Union , Dental Assistant, Other , Union, New Jersey

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