DENTAL ASSISTANT A

Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Posted
Apr 04, 2014

Duties: Assist dentist chairside utilizing 4-handed technique in patient treatment. Perform, under direct supervision of a dentist, the following: placing and removing rubber dams, placing and removing matrices, placing and contouring amalgam restorations and placing and finishing composite resin restorations. Fabrication of Crown and bridge provisionals, sealants, coronal polishing, fluoride treatments, including fluoride varnish. Taking impressions of teeth for study models, diagnostic casts and athletic appliances. Working knowledge of Specialty Dental procedures including, Orthodontics, Periodontics and Implant and Oral Surgery. Take, develop and mount x-rays, maintain supplies, set-up and breakdown of operatories. Assist at multi locations as necessary.

Qualifications: An Associate's Degree or two year college equivalent, current Expanded Functions Dental Assistant state license, radiology and professional CPR certificates are required for this position. A minimum of 3 years of working experience is mandatory for consideration.

Reference Number: 51-17219

Salary Grade: 022

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: Penn Dental Network - Schattner

Special Requirements: Background Check Required

Job Family: 4-Technical Health Services