This position has primary responsibility for assisting staff of the Boynton Health Dental Clinic.
Detailed Job Responsibilities:
Provides chairside and removed assistance to licensed dental staff in any service rendered to patients.
Assists with chairside procedures.
Assist with laboratory procedures.
Takes and develops intra and extra-oral radiographs.
Assists Clinic Supervisor and other dental staff in assigned clinical areas in all clinical procedures.
May assist in training of Dental Assistants.
Prepares operatories prior to patient appointments.
Maintains equipment and cleanliness of clinic.
Replenishes the operatories and mobile cabinets on a schedule basis.
Sets up and shuts down clinic on a scheduled basis.
Assumes responsibility for understanding Boynton Health Clinical Emergency Procedures
Has current CPR training.
Has required advanced training for oral surgery assisting
Completes special projects as assigned by supervisor.
Promote a safe, equitable, and respectful environment in which concerns can be addressed effectively.
These examples do not include all possible tasks in this work and do not limit the assignment of related tasks in any position of this class
Graduation from an accredited dental assistant course, including current certification and registration as a dental assistant
Current Minnesota Dental Assistant License
Should have some computer knowledge, keyboard skills.
Demonstrated commitment to promoting a culture that respects and advances diversity and inclusion.
One year of experience working in a dental office
Dentrix dental software and digital imagery experience preferred
Experience working with individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Internal Number: 338021
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