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Dental Assistant- Central AZ

APN Staffing & Employment Solutions Central Full-Time
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You will help the Dentist by providing assistance, as directed by dental protocol, including:

·        Ensuring quality of care by preparing treatment area for patient; cleaning, sterilizing and seting up treatment areas, and pulling patients chart.

·        Preparing patients for treatment by reviewing their medical chart, greeting, seating, draping, taking blood pressure, as necessary, and providing information.

·        Assuring efficiency of dentists by sterilizing and delivering instruments to the treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist’s access; suctioning and passing instruments.

·        Assuring readiness of materials by selecting, mixing bases/impression materials, and placing materials for use.

·        Taking and developing patient’s x-rays, as requested by Dentists and per regulatory and department protocol and procedures.

·        Mounting and filing dental X-Rays per department procedures.

·        Maintaining patient confidence by counseling patients on dental health, requesting consent for extractions/treatments, giving post-op instructions, and scheduling follow-up appointments.

·        Protecting patients and co-workers by adhering to infection control policies and procedures.

·        Maintaining and monitoring equipment for department operations, assuring that autoclave is monitored by using spore testing.

·        Assuring adequate stock is on hand by inventorying and ordering supplies, as necessary.

·        Ensuring quality and safe operation of dental equipment, by following procedures for maintenance, evaluation and usage.

·        Maintaining X-Ray equipment and ensuring proper operation by following procedures for maintenance, evaluation and usage

·        Assuring treatment areas are adequately stocked and ready for use

,Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment

·         Knowledge of state and federal regulations where applicable

·         Knowledge of infection control protocols and procedures

·         Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

·         High School diploma or equivalency

·         X-Ray Certification required

·         Coronal Polishing certification preferred

For more information, call Ren'e Pelayo at 602 788-5890 x116 and send your resume to Rene@apnusa.com

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Skills required

Prescription
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Setting Appointments
Blood Pressure
Patient Services
Diagnostic Procedures
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