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Dental Assistant

Job Description



The Dental Assistants increase the efficiency of the dentist in delivery of oral health care while in the operating room. Responsible for setting up appropriate instruments and supplies for particular operations. Passes instruments and materials to surgeon during operation.

Job Requirements

  • Assists the dentists during a variety of treatment procedures in the operating room

  •  Selects and prepares the necessary supplies and equipment for the dentist prior to surgery

  • Checks electrical or other equipment for working order and reports unsafe conditions to manager.

  • Assists team members in transferring and positioning of patients in the OR

  • Assisting the dentist in taking dental x-rays

  • Adheres to infection control policies and procedures

  • Complies and understands aseptic techniques

  •  Demonstrates techniques of disinfection, sterilization and maintaining a clean environment

  • Utilizes appropriate personal protective equipment during patient care: mask with shield, gown, gloves

  • Adheres to sterilization and handling process of dental instruments

  • Promotes high quality care of patients and exceptional service

  • Effectively communicates with all members of the surgical team

  • Assists in relief duties with team members

  • Participates in room turnover

  • Participates in counting procedure outlined in policy

  • Adheres to professional standards set by the department

  • Practices in accordance with the mission and values of the hospital

  • Adheres to the standards of a healthy work environment

  • Participates in departmental performance improvement initiatives

  • Orders necessary supplies to support dental operations or delegates appropriately and effectively

  • Sets appropriate priorities

  • Reviews assignment and surgeon’s preference cards.

  • Performs daily/weekly assignments as listed

  • Performs other duties as requested

Job Snapshot

Location US-MA-Brighton, MA
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $39,520.00 - $54,000.00 /Year
Store Type Health Care
Other Compensation: 0
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Company Overview

Franciscan Hospital for Children

“Since 1949 Franciscan Children’s has served children and adolescents with complex medical, mental health and educational needs. We’re the only pediatric post-acute provider in New England, and many times, we tackle the challenges that others can’t or won’t. It is our privilege to care for children who need our help and their spirit motivates and inspires us every day. Located in Brighton, Massachusetts, we are an integral part of Boston’s important pediatric medical ecosystem. Many of the region’s top physicians and hospitals refer to us because of our unparalleled level of expertise. The spirit of the children, and the people who care for them, are what make all the difference. We provide the children we serve with compassion, a commitment to excellence and a positive spirit that is unwavering. At our very core, we believe that every child deserves the chance to reach their fullest potential and live their best life.” Learn More

Contact Information

US-MA-Brighton, MA
Kate DelTufo
(617)779-1123
Snapshot
Franciscan Hospital for Children
Company:
US-MA-Brighton, MA
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$39,520.00 - $54,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description



The Dental Assistants increase the efficiency of the dentist in delivery of oral health care while in the operating room. Responsible for setting up appropriate instruments and supplies for particular operations. Passes instruments and materials to surgeon during operation.

Job Requirements

  • Assists the dentists during a variety of treatment procedures in the operating room

  •  Selects and prepares the necessary supplies and equipment for the dentist prior to surgery

  • Checks electrical or other equipment for working order and reports unsafe conditions to manager.

  • Assists team members in transferring and positioning of patients in the OR

  • Assisting the dentist in taking dental x-rays

  • Adheres to infection control policies and procedures

  • Complies and understands aseptic techniques

  •  Demonstrates techniques of disinfection, sterilization and maintaining a clean environment

  • Utilizes appropriate personal protective equipment during patient care: mask with shield, gown, gloves

  • Adheres to sterilization and handling process of dental instruments

  • Promotes high quality care of patients and exceptional service

  • Effectively communicates with all members of the surgical team

  • Assists in relief duties with team members

  • Participates in room turnover

  • Participates in counting procedure outlined in policy

  • Adheres to professional standards set by the department

  • Practices in accordance with the mission and values of the hospital

  • Adheres to the standards of a healthy work environment

  • Participates in departmental performance improvement initiatives

  • Orders necessary supplies to support dental operations or delegates appropriately and effectively

  • Sets appropriate priorities

  • Reviews assignment and surgeon’s preference cards.

  • Performs daily/weekly assignments as listed

  • Performs other duties as requested

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