• Dental Assistant, Asbury Park & Keyport

    Job Locations US-NJ
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/10/2018 8:33 AM)
    ID
    2018-3645
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical/Clinical Support
  • Overview

    Community Health Center (CHC) offers comprehensive, community based, preventive, primary care and wellness services for New Jersey residents of all ages at four convenient locations.CHC health care services are designed to meet the specific needs of the entire family – from annual check-ups and immunizations to sick visits, mental health counseling and critical prenatal care. 

     

    We are currently looking for a Dental Assistant to join our team. 

    Work as a team player to support dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.

    Responsibilities

    1. Supports organization’s mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their job with a focus on positive interpersonal relationship with co-workers
    2. Assists the Dentists and Dental Practice Manager in developing, implementing and evaluating the operation strategies of the Dental Center
    3. Provides assistance with patient care and dental health screenings in accordance with agency guidelines and regulatory requirements
    4. Provides oral health instructions, Post operative instruction and education to patients as appropriate
    5. Prepares documentation and provides administrative support to the Dental Center
    6. Sterilization of instruments following FQHC/State DOH guidelines and maintain logs and records according to agency’s policy
    7. Adheres to agency infection control and safety policies
    8. Adheres to the organization’s policy in regards to absenteeism and appearance
    9. Omission of specific duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position

     

    Qualifications

    1. High School Diploma or GED
    2. Registered Dental Assistant a plus, Certified Dental Assistant required
    3. Valid NJ Radiology license
    4. Ambulatory Sterilization Certification a plus (will be required by 1st work anniversary)
    5. Strong computer skills
    6. Excellent customer service and organizational skills
    7. Valid NJ Driver’s license
    8. Bilingual Spanish/Creole a plus

     

    Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Business Office Environment within a fast paced healthcare center with heavy customer service, phones and computer use; client/customer contact; sitting, fine motor hand movement, standing, walking, lifting 40 pounds, pushing, reaching, pulling

     

    Specific Equipment Used: x-ray machines, drills, dental instruments, decontamination and sterilization equipment.

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