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Dental Assistant I - Dental Health Center
Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, Delaware
 
 
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Date Posted 01/28/2020
Category
Faculty-Medicine-Dentistry
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline 02/29/2020
 
 
 
 
 

Position Title

Dental Assistant I - Dental Health Center

Position Number

TBE

Position Type

Temporary Part-Time

Hiring Location

George Campus-Wilmington, DE

Contact Phone Number

(302) 573-5469

Contact Email Address

w-jobs@dtcc.edu

Work Location

George Campus-Wilmington, DE

Position Specific Details

Monday – Thursday: 8 am – 4:15 pm
Fridays: 8 am – 1 pm

An incumbent typically reports to a technical supervisor providing chairside assistance during dental procedures, as well as clinic support services. Additional duties include exposing and processing x-rays, mixing dental materials, maintaining instruments and equipment, obtaining accurate patient medical histories, and maintaining patient files. This will be a temporary position with a 3-month contract.

Salary

$11.60/hr

Classification Information

 

Classification Title

Dental Assistant I

Job Code

5047 (FT), 5547 (PT)

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Position Pay Grade

B/C 06

Position Type

Part-Time

Summary Statement

An incumbent is responsible for assisting dentist(s) and providing related clerical services in the operation of a community/educational dental clinic.

Nature and Scope

An incumbent typically reports to a technical supervisor providing chairside assistance during dental procedures, as well as clinic support services. Additional duties include exposing and processing x-rays, mixing of dental materials, maintaining instruments and equipment, obtaining accurate patient medical histories, and maintaining patient files.

Principal Accountabilities

An incumbent may perform any combination of the below listed accountabilities:

1. Assists dentist during patient treatment procedures. Keeps oral areas clean by using suction devices, water sprays, and retraction. Passes instruments to dentist as needed.

2. Mixes dental materials, such as sealants, composites, amalgams, etc.

3. Exposes, develops, and mounts x-rays.

4. Sterilizes and maintains instruments and equipment, using autoclave and chemicals.

5. Maintains inventory and requisitions supplies.

6. Communicates with and supports patients to assure understanding of dental treatment processes.

7. Greets patients and answers telephones.

8. Performs related clerical work, records patient information, and maintains patient files.

9. Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of dental operative assistance procedures and techniques.
Knowledge of dental terminology, instrumentation, and materials.
Knowledge of methods and techniques for sterilization of dental instruments.
Knowledge of general office procedures.
Knowledge of methods and techniques of exposing, developing, and mounting x-rays.
Proficient keyboarding skills.
Ability to follow oral and written directions.
Ability to use clerical office equipment.
Ability to perform instrument sterilization and equipment maintenance.
Ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports.
Ability to provide assistance to dentist.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients and other clinic staff.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED, with training as a dental assistant, and two (2) years of relevant experience; or other equivalent combination of education and experience.
Currently holds or is eligible for Delaware State Radiology Certification.

Posting Details

 

Posting Details

 

Posting Number

REG1936PO

Number of Vacancies

 

Desired Start Date

 

Position End Date (if temporary)

 

Open Date

02/26/2019

Close Date

02/29/2020

Open Until Filled

No

Special Applicant Instructions

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