Dental Assistant II
JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant II
DEPARTMENT: Dental Health Services
FLSA: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
DURATION: Open Until 07/17/2019
SALARY RANGE: $14.00 - $20.00 per hour
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. Position will participate in QI activities as needed.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. All applications will be reviewed and those deemed most qualified will be contacted for interview. Please do not call the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Jobs will be open a maximum of 30 days from initial posting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform mouth mirror inspection of the oral cavity
Chart existing restorations or conditions
Phone in prescriptions at the direction of the dentist
Receive and prepare patients for treatment, including seating, positioning chair, and placing napkin
Complete laboratory authorization forms
Place and remove retraction cord
Perform routine maintenance of dental equipment
Monitor and respond to postsurgical bleeding
Perform coronal polishing procedures
Communicate effectively with all patients.
Transfer dental instruments
Place amalgam for condensation by the dentist
Tie in arch wires
Demonstrate knowledge of ethics/jurisprudence/patient confidentiality
Identify features of rotary instruments
Apply topical fluoride
Select and manipulate gypsums and waxes
Place stainless steel crown
Mix dental materials
Evaluate radiographs for diagnostic quality
Provide patient preventive education and oral hygiene instruction
Perform sterilization and disinfection procedures
Provide pre- and post-operative instructions
Place and remove dental dam
Pour, trim, and evaluate the quality of diagnostic casts
Using the concepts of fourhanded dentistry, assist with basic restorative procedures.
Identify intraoral anatomy
Demonstrate understanding of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard
Remove post-extraction dressings
Place liners and bases
Place periodontal dressings
Demonstrate understanding of the OSHA Blood borne Pathogens Standard
Take and record vital signs
Equal Opportunity Employer
OIC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. OIC, Inc. offers equal opportunities to applicants and employees and makes all employment-related decisions based exclusively on job-related qualifications, without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation and/or any other status protected by law.
OIC, Inc. is committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling OIC, Inc.’s vision and goals.
Thank you for your interest in employment with OIC, Inc.