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Dental Assistant

EZRAS CHOILIM HEALTH CENTER, INC. White Plains, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

POSITION OVERVIEW

Our Dental Assistant position assists the dentists throughout all phases of patient treatment. This position will play a central role in providing patients with the highest level of care and exhibits flexibility and initiative on a day to day basis. The right candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and will demonstrate a patient focused perspective, while contributing to a team dynamic.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare patients for dental treatment and exhibits sensitivity to cultural differences and health related issues
  • After completion of treatment, prepare the patient for dismissal, reinforce instructions given by dentist concerning post-treatment care and the use of medications
  • Ascertain that the patient’s dental records and radiographs are in order and that the medical history is updated annually, take new radiographs as directed by assigned dentist
  • See that appropriate instruments and materials are ready for use by the dentist including any restorative, anesthetic or impression based materials
  • Prepare/disinfect the treatment area before and after each patient and maintain all necessary supplies
  • Keep the treatment area clean and orderly, using infection control techniques
  • Complete patient health assessment including: medical history review, height, weight and blood pressure
  • Thoroughly clean and wipe all debris off instruments before sterilization
  • Effectively performs a variety of other assignments and prefects as may be required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certified by accredited Dental Assistant Program or at least 2 years experience as a dental assistant
  • Proficient in all phases of four-handed dentistry required
  • Proficient in radiographs required
  • Basic knowledge of current technology & software (Dentrix, Dexis) preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative in a collaborative environment and excellent chair side manner
  • Desire to learn and grow professionally

BENEFITS

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (No employee contribution for health benefits)
  • Up to 2 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Up to 1 week of Paid Sick time
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Short term and Long term disability
  • Life/Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • 403 (b)

EZRAS CHOILIM HEALTH CENTER, INC.

A community-based health center, we provide both primary and specialty care and strive to help our patients prevent disease and maintain good health.

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