Long Island City, Queens, NY
The Floating Hospital, an innovative non-profit healthcare organization that has been providing services for over 150 years, is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant to join its fast paced and innovative environment.
Essential duties include:
Prepare patient, sterilize and disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, and assist dentist during dental procedures
Prepare treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols
Take Dental x-rays on patients
Document dental care services by charting in patient records
Provide instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments
Provide materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth
Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts
Maintain patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist
Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols
Ensure operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
Maintain dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
Conserve dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
Perform insurance verification/eligibility, registration, collection of co-pays, and scheduling of patients, working the reception area as needed
Other duties as assigned
Candidates must possess a New York State Dental Assistant certification and current BLS certification. Bi-lingual (Spanish) preferred. Must possess excellent customer service skills, be ready and will to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, and have prior EMR experience.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits. EOE.
Please email resume, cover letter stating position & salary requirements to:
Posting ID: 580950633Posted: 2020-10-21