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Tracking Code0711 Job Description

The Dental Assistant provides clinical support by assisting the dentist in various dental procedures, exposing radiographs, taking impressions, fabricating and cementing temporary crowns, ensuring optimal patient comfort, sterilizing instruments, practicing infection control and OHSA standards in the operatory prior, during and after said procedures. Ensures assigned operatories are cleaned and disinfected. Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collects patient data by reviewing medical history, taking blood pressure and pulse, and charting clinical findings as directed by the dentist
  • Contacts patients as needed and reviews schedules for optimal utilization
  • Reviews and enters treatment plans
  • Organizes lab cases by monitoring completion dates
  • Ensures each assigned operatory is set-up and ready prior to seeing each patient
  • Provides patient education by giving pre and post operative instructions including oral hygiene instructions
  • May be responsible for the ordering supplies as needed
Required Skills

1-3 years of experience and Tech or Vocational training required.

Individuals seeking employment with BU may be subject to the following suitability requirements. Failure to meet any of these requirements may result in ineligibility for employment:

  • Basic Background Check: Includes, but is not limited to, verification of:
    • Social Security Number;
    • Academic history
    • Past employment;
    • Licenses and credentials, if applicable
    • documented proof of immunizations for:
      • Two Measles, Mumps Rubella (MMR) - live vaccine or titers indicating immunity to Measles , Mumps and Rubella
      • Three Hepatitis B - recombinant vaccine and a Hep B Surface Antibody titer indicating immunity or a signed declination for Hepatitis B Vaccine
      • Two Varicella-zoster live-virus vaccine, or Varicella IGG AB titer indicating immunity
      • TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis i.e. whooping cough) within last ten years
      • Influenza vaccine or signed declination
      • IGRA Tuberculosis blood test.
    • Positive TST with Chest Xray and treatment information
  • Medical Clearance Process: Medical Clearance Process: includes Occupational Health evaluation and immunization/titer level review. Must be eligible to receive required vaccinations as needed.
  • References: We require 2-3 professional references (no friends or family) with at least 1 previous supervisor.

Continued employment/ affiliation is contingent upon strict adherence, at all times, to all applicable safety and security rules, procedures, and protocols, as well as required training regimens.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 8/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time