40 Dental assistant jobs in New York,
Dental Assistant supports and assists Doctors with patient care.
It is essential to be able to lead, be flexible, friendly,have a “can do” personality and work in a timely fashion. In addition, Dental Assistant must display open communication to co-workers and a commitment to patient satisfaction.
Understand and demonstrate proper sterilization, biohazard and infection control procedures in compliance with protocol.
Demonstrate complete knowledge of dental terminology.
Perform all chairside procedures efficiently.
Demonstrate knowledge of dental instruments and proper tray setups.
Properly take digital x-rays.
Efficiently direct patient flow through teamwork and communication.
Perform all necessary lab procedures.
Responsible for stocking treatment areas/carts and dental related facility inventory.
Demonstrate knowledge of dental treatment equipment maintenance procedures.
Patient/staff rapport -- make positive contribution to office/organization.
Perform basic computer function.
Demonstrate cost effective techniques when utilizing supplies and equipment.
Assist office in achieving defined goals.
Other duties as assigned.
One year certified dental assistant program; or
Six months on-the-job experience; or
High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities.
Current dental assistant license is required in certain states.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of dental records and documentation.
Ability to perform basic computer functions.
Comply with protocols and standards.
Exercise knowledge of dental instruments and terminology.
Support corporate vision and strategy.
What You’ll Do:
Carries out the duties and responsibilities supportive of and complementary to the welfare and care of the dental clinic patients
Performs chair side assisting in all phases of dentistry
Takes and develops all necessary radiographs
Places dental chart and patient in assigned room
Checks and maintains inventory of supplies in the clinical area and operatories
Maintains and cleans clinic equipment on a daily/weekly basis
Reports all broken or malfunctioning equipment to the Dental Hygienist Supervisor and in her absence the Clinical Coordinator
Participates in the cleansing, wrapping and sterilization of all clinic equipment
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