ASDOH - Dental Assistant, Chairside (ACC)

Location
Mesa, AZ
Posted
Mar 31, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) is seeking applications for a full-time chairside Dental Assistant to work at the Mesa Advanced Care Clinic. The dental assistant will assist residents and faculty in four-handed dentistry for general restorative procedures as well as specialty areas including: Oral Surgery, Removable/Fixed Prosthodontics, endodontic and TMJ procedures. Knowledge and ability to enforce all OSHA/HIPAA rules and regulations is required.

Job duties:
  • To be the main support in clinic to assigned resident while adapting to schedule changes on the clinic floor.
  • Ability to maintain a clean and organized working environment.
  • Self-starter, taking blood pressure measurements, documenting in Axium software.
  • Periodontal charting.
  • Ability to help keep patients comfortable during treatment in a compassionate manner.
  • Verification that consent forms and treatment plans are signed by the patient prior to treatment.
  • Teamwork and professionalism are a large part of this role.
  • Scanning and making copies of patient documents.
  • Stocking, maintenance of dental units, communication of any equipment that needs maintenance.
  • Attendance of meetings off-site.
  • Cleaning of the dental lab and helping organize endodontic supplies .
  • Other duties as assigned.
Skills/Requirements:
  • DANB RHS certification (If not currently certified by DANB, certification must be obtained within the first 90 days of employment)
  • CPR certification.
  • OSHA knowledge.
  • Knowledge of instrument sterilization process.

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