Dental Assistant I BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH REQUIRED
- Carrboro - Carrboro Dental
- Full Time
Dental Assistant I
Piedmont Health Services
Carrboro Community Health Center
Full Time with Benefits
BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH REQUIRED
Assist the Dentist chairside with dental procedures, independently performs direct patient care functions, performs laboratory procedures, sterilizes and manager dental instruments, dental radiographs process and mount), coordinates patient traffic, manage dental supplies and dental equipment maintenance.
Certification: Certification as a Dental Assistant or On the job Training Experiencewith x-ray certification
Language Skills: Bilingual English/Spanish REQUIRED.
Travel: Local travel to and from dental center sites, and out of the area travel for conferences or meetings occasionally.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, email/internet and ability to learn other healthcare related software.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED
Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric Diverse . . .
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORKING CONDITIONS
Requires full range of body motion, finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and sitting for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours. Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids. Exposure to conditions common to a dental clinic environment.
JOB PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
Job Knowledge: Must have the ability to work with patients, dental team members, and other PHS employee's. Must be able to communicate effectively with patients and other dental team members. Must have organizational skills. Must have knowledge of dental terminology and dental condition.