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Dental Assistant II

Category

Dental

Organization:

United Health Centers

Location:

Winston Salem, North Carolina • All Counties

Date Needed:

May 25, 2021

Organization Website:

Type Of Position:

Full Time

Education Required:

Associate's

Experience Required:

<1 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

May 03, 2021

Job Description:

Division: Dental
Department: Dental
Position Title: Dental Assistant II
Reports To: Dental Director
FLSA: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY

Assist the Dentist chairside with dental procedures, independently performs direct patient care functions, performs laboratory procedures, sterilizes and manager dental instruments, dental radiographs (expose, process and mount), coordinates patient traffic, manage dental supplies and dental equipment maintenance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Certification: Certification as a Dental Assistant II, Radiology Certification , Coronal Polishing Certification and CPR-Basic Life Support

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, email/internet and ability to learn other healthcare related software.

JOB DUTIES:
1. Assists dentist in all phases of dental care, based on detailed knowledge of different dentists’ techniques and preferences.
2. May assist with specialized dentistry, such as orthodontia, periodontia, surgery or prosthetics.
3. May assist more than one dentist concurrently.
4. Takes, develops, and mounts x-rays. May perform complex or specialized radiography.
5. Sets up and sterilizes exam rooms and equipment, in accordance with universal safety precautions and other safety standards.
6. May order and stock supplies and maintain equipment.
7. May instruct patients in proper oral health techniques.
8. Answers inquiries from patients related to clinic administrative functions, and schedules appointments.
9. May perform initial assessment or triage incoming patients.
10. May assist in training new dental assistants.
11. May maintain and prepare dental records and reports.
12. Performs related duties as required.

PATIENT POPULATION SERVED

Diverse pediatric, adolescent, adult geriatric

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS

Requires full range of body motion, finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and sitting for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours. Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids. Exposure to conditions common to a dental clinic environment

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