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Dental Assistant

Cleburne Quality Health Care Heflin, AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Summary:

The Dental Assistant supports the dentist during the examination and treatment of patients, and provides for the maintenance of accurate records, an orderly workplace and adequate inventories of materials.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Relieves patients and prepares them for dental treatment.
  2. Performs dental charting during exams.
  3. Arranges chairside dental trays to be used according to scheduled treatments.
  4. Keeps oral operating areas clean during dental procedures following OSHA guidelines.
  5. Prepares restorative materials and dental cements.
  6. Otherwise assists dentist during all procedures.
  7. Sterilizes instruments using autoclaves or chemical disinfectants.
  8. Takes, develops and mounts dental x-rays as required.
  9. Enters treatment data, and otherwise maintains patient records.
  10. Performs clerical and stenographic duties.
  11. Maintains inventories and orders supplies.
  12. Performs routine maintenance on treatment equipment.
  13. Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
  14. Follows-up on broken appointments.
  15. Takes and records patient’s blood pressure.

Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or GED.
  2. A certification of completion of a dental assistant course at a vocational school.
  3. Must be able to interact successfully with patients, especially when they are anxious or in pain.
  4. Must have knowledge of oral anatomy and standards of oral hygiene.
  5. Must exhibit a desire to learn dental techniques.

Cleburne Quality Health Care

What is Quality of Life Health Services, Inc.? - A private, non-profit corporation committed to community service. - A medical home for you and your family. - A health care provider with 24 locations serving 18 counties in northeast Alabama. - An organization with more than 40 years experience in health care. - A primary care provider offering a broad base of ancillary services. - A caring company serving to offer excellent customer service.

Address

64 Giles Street, Heflin, AL 36264
Heflin, AL
USA

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