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Dental Assistant-Senior

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Patient Care
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School of Dentistry
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20000776 Requisition #
Job Summary:
Under limited supervision, supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patients, instruments and materials and performing routine procedures. Leads or mentors lower level team members.

Job Duties:
  1. Assigns dental assistants daily to clinical duties.
  2. Supervises flow of the clinic floor and reassign assistants as necessary; report issues to supervisor or director.
  3. Supervises restocking, cleaning and maintenance of clinical bays; reports equipment issues as needed.
  4. Assists a dentist at chair-side in the treatment of patients and passes instruments and materials.
  5. Receives and prepares patients for dental treatment.
  6. Assists clinic manager with maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment.
  7. Ensures proper items are in-stock and are ordered in timely manner.
  8. Keeps records of appointments, examinations, treatments, and supplies.
  9. Manages the clinic floor throughout the day.
  10. Oversees the dental assistants and student rotations to maintain an efficient flow of the clinic.
  11. Coordinates dental assistant daily assignments.
  12. Runs dental assistant meetings.
  13. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Education:
High school diploma or GED is required.

Experience:
Five (5) years of related experience and completion of an approved dental assistant course is required.



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