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Dental Assistant (Certified)

790 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, USA Req #63
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Responsible to: Dental Assistant Team Leader
 
Job Summary: The Dental Assistant assist dentists in the treatment of patients and the completion of dental procedure.

Baker Victory Healthcare Center is an approved National Health Services Corporation site. Applicants are eligible to receive Loan Forgiveness with a commitment of 3 year employment term and must utilize the NHSC Recruitment site to be eligible for loan forgiveness on the Federal Site. Applicants must be hired to start on or before January 1st,  2024.

Essential Job Duties:
1) Assistance in the completion of dental procedures and maintenance of dental operatory in a manner consistent with practice standard and infection control requirements.
2) Patient Care including to be not limited to medical histories, charting, education.
3) Any duties covered under the NYS Dental Practice Act permissible under licensure.
 
Skills:
• Computer skills in email, Microsoft Office, Dental software
• Competency in dental assisting skills and infection control procedures
• Working knowledge of DOH regulations
• Good interpersonal skills
 
Competencies Template: Technicians
 
Education:
Minimum Degree Required:
• High School Diploma/GED
 
Experience:
Minimum Experience Required: 6 months which can include DA training program
 
Required License/Registration/ Certification:
• Certified Dental Assistant (Certification in Dental Assisting and meeting the requirement for Dental Licensure in NYS)
 
Training:
– New Hire Orientation
 
Physical Requirements: 
The overall nature of the position is sedentary requiring little physical effort with occasional light physical exertion required. There is little, if any, exposure to environmental conditions
• The constant physical demand of the position is sitting.
• The frequent physical demands of the position are standing, walking, climbing, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, and eye/hand/foot coordination.
• The occasional physical demands of the position are lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling, grasping, and feeling.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $18.22
  • Max Hiring Rate $28.00
  • Required Education Certification
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  • 790 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, USA