Dental Assistant SC.DA.066.16

Company: Thundermist Health Center ( Learn More )

General Information
US-RI-South Kingstown
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Job Description Title: Dental Assistant
Reports To: Dental Office Manager
General Responsibilities:
Assists the dentist in every dental procedure and perform some expanded duties.
Required Qualifications:
  • 1 year experience in dental assisting or certificate in dental assisting
  • Ability to handle confidential material
  • Tactful in dealing with patients
  • Primary Contacts:
    External: Frequency:
  • Dentists Daily
  • Vendors as Needed
  • Internal: Frequency:
  • Patients Daily
  • Dentists Daily
  • Physical Effort/Environment:
    This position requires the use of fingers and hand manipulation using instruments and dental equipment. On your feet for most of the day.
    Work Schedule Demands:
    As determined with department hiring needs.
    Communication Skills:
    This position requires the ability to verbally communicate with patients.
    Confidentiality of Information:
    This position allows full access to all dental charts. All information is kept in confidentiality.
    Significant Job Functions:
  • Sterilization of dental instruments
  • Setting up for every dental procedure
  • Exposing and developing x-ray films
  • Taking alginate impressions
  • Pouring models
  • Administrative:
  • Makes chart notes

  • Thundermist is dedicated to the goal of building and maintaining a culturally diverse workforce, committed to caring for patients in a manner that is respectful of cultural difference. 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.

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