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Dental Assistant

Biogensys
Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are hiring a Dental Assistant for one of our clients in Phoenix, AZ.

Job Description:

  • The tasks listed are a representation and not an all-inclusive list of essential job tasks for this position.
  • Assists Dentist in restorative procedures, oral surgery, periodontics, and examinations
  • Assists Dentist by preparing dental instruments, essential materials, and medications
  • Passes instruments, retracts tissues, irrigates oral cavity, and operates aspirator
  • Reviews post-operative instructions
  • Prepares dental operatory for the next patient
  • Assists in the treatment of emergency cases
  • Provides dental health education
  • Maintains dental equipment and inventory of dental instruments, sharps, and equipment
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments
  • Reports defective equipment or utilizes corrective action.

Skills Required:

  • Assists the dentist in providing dental treatment.
  • Prepares and maintains dental instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  • Collects and records patient health histories.
  • Patient management during dental procedures.
  • Instrument transfer.
  • Dental procedure isolation techniques.
  • Prepares dental materials cements, amalgam, composite, impression materials, etc.
  • Dental charting.
  • Supervises prevention and management of dental medical emergencies.
  • Inventory control management.
  • Patient and community educator.
  • Delivers patient personal oral care instructions.
  • Delivers community dental health presentations.
  • Plans, assembles and mans health fair booths.

Skills Preferred:

  • May be required between Fourth Avenue Jail Dental Clinic and Lower Buckeye Jail Dental Clinic if needed to cover for an unexpected absence of another dental assistant.

Experience Required:

  • 6 months as a dental assistant Must be able to work inside a jail, pass a fingerprint background check.
  • Constantly working indoors, handling a high volume of work, requiring decision making, and frequently changing and unscheduled tasks.
  • Works in close proximity with each other.
  • Standing and bending for long periods.
  • Rarely outdoors, may float or be assigned to work various locations

Experience Preferred:

  • May be required between Fourth Avenue Jail Dental Clinic and Lower Buckeye Jail Dental Clinic if needed to cover for an unexpected absence of another dental assistant.

Education Required:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Graduate from an Arizona Dental Board accredited Dental Assistant training program.

Education Preferred:

  • Certificate of completion of the Arizona Board of Dental Examiner Dental Radiography Exam
  • Certificate of completion of the DANB's Radiation Health & Safety (RHS) Exam

Additional information:

  • 6 - 12 weeks depending on how soon a permanent assistant is hired.
  • Must be able to work inside a jail, pass a fingerprint background check.
  • Constantly working indoors, handling a high volume of work, requiring decision making, and frequently changing and unscheduled tasks.
  • Works in close proximity with each other.
  • Standing and bending for long periods.
  • Rarely outdoors, may float or be assigned to work various locations.
  • May be required between Fourth Avenue Jail Dental Clinic and Lower Buckeye Jail Dental Clinic if needed to cover for an unexpected absence of another dental assistant.

About Us:

We are specialized in recruiting and deliver the best professional talent of industry and we are committed to deliver best experience for our clients and job seekers. With over two decades of experience in the recruitment industry, we proudly help you to find the next job that matches your professional skills. Our team understands your needs or requirement before starting the recruitment, that enables to find the high quality of talent with high success rate of talent delivery, keeps us continue to be the best in the industry.

Biogensys

Address

Phoenix, AZ
85009 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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