Assist dentist chairside utilizing 4-handed techniques, set-up and breakdown of operatories. Perform, under the direct supervision of a dentist, the following: Taking and pouring impressions of teeth for study models, diagnostic casts and athletic appliances. Possess working knowledge of dental procedures, materials and techniques used in assisting the general and specialty dentist. Capture and mount digital 2-D and 3-D radiographs, maintain supplies and equipment. The candidate must be flexible in schedule, assist at multi locations as necessary and possess patient-driven and outstanding customer service skills.
Four-handed dental assisting of general and specialty dentist chairside as assigned. End-to-end patient service, issue instruments, set up & breakdown of operatories per compliance standards. Allocate time, resources efficiently & effectively; Take responsibility for all work activities; Implement decisions that have been agreed upon; Maintain confidentiality with sensitive info at all times.
Perform under the supervision of the dentist impressions and lab work. Organize and maintain accurate records, greet and set-up for patient procedures. Treat all fairly & respectfully; Work effectively with others, regardless of their background, position, or status; Respect different values & viewpoints. Work collegially with others, cooperating in both interpersonal & team relationships; Foster enthusiasm & maintain mutual trust, candor & respect.
Instrument management and sterilization processing and inventory control. Effectively manage conflict with all stakeholders in the dept. Support the front desk when needed & other duties as assigned. Work effectively and consistently with Penn community (e.g., students, faculty, staff), Remain calm in stressful situations; Consistently demonstrate pleasant & respectful disposition that puts people at ease.
Expose and mount digital radiographs. Proactively identify issues with supervisor/mgr. Possess and maintain working knowledge of dental procedures, apply advanced assisting techniques as appropriate for each specialty area assigned. Model professional behavior/conduct. Act professionally & calmly at all times; Treat all people respectfully; Take personal responsibility for correcting problems; Follow up to ensure satisfaction with the level of service they have received.
Set-up and breakdown of operatory using current infection control standards. Responsible for upkeep of the surgical equipment to department/infection control standards/law.
Organize and maintain accurate records, greet and set-up for patient procedures.
Internal Number: 41159
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