Dental Assistant (77084)

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General Information

Job Posting ID 3657204 Creation Date Jan 28, 2019
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Mar 29, 2019
Job Site Address HOUSTON, Texas 77084 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

Prepare treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
Prepare patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
Provide information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
Provide instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
Provide materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instrument and in the patient's mouth.
Provide diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
Maintain patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
Help dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
Educate patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
Document dental care services by charting in patient records.
Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Ensure operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintain dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
Conserve dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Candidates must pass a drug screen and background check. [Any criminal convictions and/or criminal activities identified as a result of these checks will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and will not necessarily bar a candidate’s employment.]
Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $13.00 / HR and $18.00 / HR
Additional Pay Details Depends on experience and credentials.
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Additional Workweek Details Monday: 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM - 6PM
Thursday: OFF
Friday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Sunday: OFF
  • Bonuses
  • Medical/Health Insurance Plan
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Dental Assistants
License or Certification Required Yes License or Certification Type RDA License
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

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Job Title Dental Assistant (77084)
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Job Closing Date Mar 29, 2019
Open Until Filled No

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