DENTAL ASSISTANT, PRE-DOC,SDM Clinical Affairs (8642/G0217)
The dental assistant reporting to the Clinic Practice Manager is an integral member of the Pre Doctoral Group Practice team providing support to the Student(s) for quality of dental care to patients at Boston University School of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM). The dental assistant demonstrates strong clinical skills by practicing four handed dentistry, preparing operatories for the required treatment, ensuring assigned operatories are cleaned and disinfected between each patient being seen by the Student, and sets up for the next patient, and instrument cassettes are prepared for sterilization according to established protocol. Organizing and coordinating inventory of supplies to avoid shortage, restock cabinets, when indicated and provides coverage during evening and Saturday clinic hours. Provides compassion, understanding and empathy towards patients in an environment during treatment. Fosters very good interpersonal skills, promotes teamwork among the staff and Faculty, and strives to make each phase of the patient treatment a very positive experience from initial appointment on through the completion of the dental care.
Vocational/Technical degree required along with 1-3 years of experience. CDA preferred.
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