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Dental Assistant II Naples Florida

University of Florida

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Job no: 516574
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Collier
Categories: Health Profession, Other, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:34100400 - DN-NAPLES

Classification Title:

Dental Assistant II Naples Florida

Job Description:

Duties for this position include:

  • Assist a dentist, dental resident, or dental student in treating patients as outlined in the State of Florida dental laws. Assist with dental operatory set-up. Assist chairside, providing dental support services. Work with faculty members and staff members to ensure the delivery of dental care to patients.
 Assist for routine operative procedures using nitrous oxide, hygiene procedures and oral and IV sedations. Take impressions, place matrices and wedges. Process dental x-ray film. Assisting with orthodontic procedures- taking out and putting in wires. Instruct students on the appropriate role of dental assistants in the delivery of patient care. Assist in various fourhanded techniques, such, grasping and transferring instruments.

  • Greet and prepare patients for treatment. Establish rapport with the patient to relieve anxiety. Assist with communication between faculty/residents and Spanish speaking patients. Maintain daily records and patient charts.

  • Taking and processing radiographs. Placement of fluoride varnish during hygiene appointments. Instruct patients in oral hygiene. Package and sterilize clinical supplies and instruments. Assist in organizing and controlling the use of clinical supplies.

  • Assist in surgical procedures at Physicians Regional Medical Center and/or Golisano Children’s Hospital.

  • Maintain and clean operatory areas. Assist with stocking, and ordering. Assist in training new dental assistants. Perform other related duties (as assigned).

  • This position is 36 hours per week.
Expected Salary:

$15.00 - $17.00

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and three years of relevant experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) Certification demonstrating the successful completion of training as specified in Chapter 64B5-16, Florida Administrative Code.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of all phases of dental treatment.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and make independent decisions in a stressful environment.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments
  • Bilingual, Spanish speaker.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

This position is 36 hours per week.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 13 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 20 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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