Dental Assistant - JF

Posted: 09/08/2021

Job description

Responsible for assisting dental providers with procedures, patient education, and proper care of dental supplies and equipment.


• Education either through High School program or post High School along with High School Diploma required.
• Minimum experience through externship through school required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Prepares patients for procedures by seating them, preparing patients for procedure, completing and reviewing required forms and consents and reviews health histories.

• Conducts any pre-procedure testing as required.

• Prepare pick list for Patient Accounts to assist with treatment estimates.

• Assists in procedures by setting up and arranging appropriate instruments for the procedure to be performed.

• Assists provider as directed with variety of procedures, such as impressions, mixing cement.

• Breaks down room after procedures, sterilizes equipment and prepares for next use.

• Assists Dental Hygienists with procedures.

• Maintains records and files by recording data and information into patient files.

• Ensures procedures are documented and assists patients with scheduling follow-up care.

• Assists in maintaining equipment by cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing equipment.

• Reviews and maintains inventory of supplies for office and lab.

• Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work practices and instructions.

Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

• Ability to work effectively and independently within their work area.

• Demonstrates understanding and appreciation for diversity for CFH patients and CFH employees.


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