Tooele County
  • Tooele, UT, USA
  • 14.84
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

medical, dental, life, URS Retirement System, 401k, PTO, 11 paid holidays


The Opportunity

The dental assistant performs patient care and a full range of clinical and administrative duties with indirect supervision from the Dental Clinic Manager or the treating dentist. This position is responsible for expediting patient treatment and maintaining the clinical area. Works with the Dental Clinic Manager to ensure patient flow is consistent and efficient. Assist dentists with clinical procedures. This is an Alternative Funding Position.

Example of Duties

  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Maintains dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing orders for supplies.
  • Assist with front office duties, answer phones, take payments , and enter Medicare and Medicaid payments.

A. Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with two (2) years of general work experience.

AND

B. Certified training in Dental Assisting with applied internship or hands-on experience including Dental Radiologic Procedure (X-Ray) Certification.

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