Dental Assistant, Dental Health Center

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
01 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 8717/N2817

Job Description

The Dental Assistant provides clinical support by assisting the dentist in various dental procedures, exposing radiographs, taking impressions, fabricating and cementing temporary crowns, ensuring optimal patient comfort, sterilizing instruments, practicing infection control and OHSA standards in the operatory prior, during and after said procedures. Ensures assigned operatories are cleaned and disinfected. Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Collects patient data by reviewing medical history, taking blood pressure and pulse, and charting clinical findings as directed by the dentist

Contacts patients as needed and reviews schedules for optimal utilization

Reviews and enters treatment plans

Organizes lab cases by monitoring completion dates

Ensures each assigned operatory is set-up and ready prior to seeing each patient

Provides patient education by giving pre and post operative instructions including oral hygiene instructions

May be responsible for the ordering supplies as needed

Required Skills

1-3 years of experience and Tech or Vocational training required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular