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PLEASE NOTE: This is an opening for an assistant to the dental hygienists, NOT the Doctor. MUST be X-Ray certified or eligible to be quickly certified.


Beautiful, award winning all digital office.


Please email resume to onlaydoc@aol.com


FPull time, Monday thru Thursday, one Saturday a month


Job Purpose:

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.

Duties:

*Maintains and updates hygienists schedules


* Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.


* Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.


* Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.


* Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for hygienist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
* Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth.


* Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.


* cleaning and polishing removable appliances.


* Helps hygienists manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.


* Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.


* Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.


* Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.


* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.


* Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.


* Ensures 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.


* Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.


* Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.


* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


Skills/Qualifications:


Dental Health Maintenance, Use of Dental Technology, Infection Control, Patient Services, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Listening, Teamwork, Bedside Manner, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Use of Medical Technologies, Performing Diagnostic Procedures


Location :South Windsor, CT 06074

• Location: Hartford

• Post ID: 22119847 connecticut
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