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Estimated Pay $21 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Covina, California

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Job Description

Job Description

Dental Assistants are responsible for assisting the dentist in the clinical treatment of patients. This includes, preparing patients, sterilize and disinfect instruments, set instrument trays, preparing materials, and assist dentist during dental procedures. Record treatment information in patient records, provide post operative instructions prescribed by dentists. Assist dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies. Pour, trim, and polish study casts. Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.

Specific Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of dental terminology.
  • Understand and comply with policies and procedures associated with a dental practice.
  • Understand and comply with HIPPA.
  • Understand and comply with the HITECH Act of 2009.
  • Coursework in dental instruments and procedures.
  • Compliance with state dental practice requirements (i.e., X-ray requirements, OSHA training)
  • Legible handwriting for notations in patient chart.
  • Computer skills (list computer skills required and any specific dental software)
  • Commitment to CE for career developments
  • Good interpersonal skills to maintain effective rapport with patients, dentists, other staff members and community.
  • Effective verbal skills to communicate with patients and staff.

Office Hours:
Monday- Thursday 8:00-5:00 and Friday 8:00-12:00

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Posting ID: 841654231 Posted: 2024-05-24 Job Title: Dental Assistant