ASDOH - Dental Assistant - Lead

Mesa, AZ
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) is seeking applications for a lead dental assistant on the Mesa, Arizona campus. This position reports to the Dispensary Manager, with Director of Clinic Operations and Associate Dean indirectly. The lead dental assistant independently performs a variety of tasks including but not limited to supervising Dental Assistants, maintaining/ordering inventory, and maintaining reports.

Lead Dental Assistant must be properly trained to provide chairside assistance for the Residents/Faculty when needed; enforce all OSHA/HIPAA/ Infection Control rules and regulations and make sure that they are followed by staff, faculty and residents; be proficient in all areas: scanning of documents, burning CD’s and training of other Dental Assistants (DAs) when needed.

Job Duties:
  • Assist with supervision of dental assistants, daily assigning of assistants to residents (shared with other Lead DA)
  • Maintain and stock supplies/inventory for the clinic floor to have efficiency
  • Maintain Logs of placed implants
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of facility
  • Assist Residents/Faculty, Sterilization and Management of Instruments
  • Maintain Reports, monthly maintenance/cleaning chart

  • Address team of assistants in DA meetings

  • Have a plan to keep DAs from being idle on clinic floor

  • Holding DAs accountable to the staff handbook

  • Assign DAs to roles such as wet lab, sterilization, etc.

  • Provide input for hiring and reviews
  • Provide feedback on supply usage/inventory
  • Continuing education course attendance
  • CPR/BLS certification current
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Sterilization, OSHA Standards, HIPAA regulations, suction lines, traps, DUWL
  • Basic chairside assisting skills
  • RHS & CPR Certification
  • Significant computer experience
  • Basic First Aid , BLS, and AED training for Healthcare Providers
  • Xray & CPR certification

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