Dental Office Assistant

Institute For Family Health Incorporated • New York, NY 10001

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Job Details Level Experienced Job Location Family Health Center of Harlem - New York, NY Position Type Full Time Education Level High School Salary Range Undisclosed Travel Percentage Undisclosed Job Shift Undisclosed Job Category Health Care Summary: The Dental Office Assistant supports the dentist in the clinical care of patients. Responsibilities include but not limited to preparing exam rooms, preparing instruments and materials and monitoring and updating charts. Requirements: Checks in patients and notifies providers that patient is present. Maintains dental laboratory, process instruments, and monitor lab cases (check-in of lab cases, pouring impressions where indicated, storing cases, sending out lab cases, completing lab log sheets, etc.) Follows weekly and monthly maintenance procedures for all sterilization and radiograph developing equipment. Follows OSHA standards of infection control under CDC guidelines endorsed by department, organization, and overseen by Infection Control Officer. Records patient appointment data daily i.e. no shows, cancellations, emergencies, payment source Medicaid self-pay, etc. Takes and process radiographs as directed by the dentist/ hygienist. Place treatment plans, periodontal charts, informed consent forms, referral forms, and contracts for complex treatment into the dental subdivision of the comprehensive medical records. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required. Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Dental Assistant in a clinical setting preferred, family practice setting a plus. Demonstrated basic computer skills Demonstrated communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated competence in 4-handed dentistry. Demonstrated ability to work independently Dental Assistant Certification required. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action: The Institute for Family Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This job summary is intended to be brief and may not list all the duties and functions required, however, it does highlight the essential requirements. Nothing outlined in this job summary is to be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Please visit www.Institute.org for more information


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      Institute For Family Health Incorporated • New York, NY 10001



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