Charles T. Sitrin Health Care Center Dental Assistant in New Hartford, New York
Location: New Hartford, NY Category: Sitrin Health Care Center Posted On: Mon Feb 12 2024 Job Description:
DEPARTMENT: Dental Clinic
POSITION: Dental Assistant/Patient Services Representative
SUPERVISOR: Dental Supervisor
Pay Rate: $18.00/hr
Act as chairside assistant to the dentist
Assist the dental hygienists chairside and in work areas
Assist the dental patient services representatives with clerical concerns as needed.
Expose and scan quality radiographs as requested by the dentists and dental hygienists.
Keep track of inventory of clinical supplies for the Dental Department and inform Dental Supervisor of supply needs.
Be responsible for sterilization of instruments, following proper sterilization techniques.
Maintain work areas that are safe and clean in accordance with NYS Sanitary Code and OSHA Guidelines.
Be responsible for general maintenance of equipment (i.e. hand pieces, autoclave, etc.) as necessary and in accordance with established guidelines.
Be knowledgeable and up to date on various procedures (i.e. composites, dentures, surgery) including proper instrument set up.
Exhibit proficiency in operatory set up/break down.
Performs duties according to the highest ethical and moral standards, and in adherence with the facility's corporate compliance plan and all applicable governing laws. Adheres to the facility's confidentiality statement in accessing and safeguarding protected health information (PHI) of residents and employees, as necessary to perform job duties.
Performs any other duties as requested by the Dental Supervisor
High school diploma, or G.E.D. required. Any alternative post high school education or training will be considered if appropriate to a health care setting.
Experience preferred in dental office/general dentistry.
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Sitrin is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.