DENTAL ASSISTANT, POSTDOCTORAL EDUCATION, SDM Clinical Affairs (8949/G0817)
Provide clinical support by assisting the dentist in intra-oral and extra-oral photographs, various Endodontic procedures, exposing radiographs of diagnostic quality, preparing instruments and materials for needed for surgical procedures, suctioning and retracting during surgical procedures ensuring optimal patient comfort.
This includes ensuring assigned operatories are cleaned and disinfected between each patient being seen by the dentist and set up for the next procedure and that instruments are prepared for sterilization according to established protocol.
Demonstrates customer service skills by educating patients as needed, reviewing schedules, ensuring each assigned operatory is set-up and ready prior to seeing each patient. Collect patient data by reviewing medical history, taking blood pressure, pulse, and charting clinical findings as directed by the dentist. Additional duties may include maintaining an inventory of supplies to avoid shortage, restocking cabinets and providing coverage during evening clinic hours.
Practice and adhere to infection control guidelines and OSHA and HIPAA regulations during and after such said procedures.
Vocational/ Technical training and 1-3 years required.
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