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Dental Assistant ​/II (School of Dentistry) AEGD​/GPR Residency Clinic

Job in Houston - Harris County - TX Texas - USA
Company: UTHealth School of Dentistry
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-03-26
Job specializations:
  • Dental
    Dental Assistant, Dental Hygiene, Dental Faculty
  • Education
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Dental Assistant I/II (School of Dentistry) AEGD/GPR Residency Clinic

Position Summary:

Perform routine tasks assisting the professional dental staff and students in the examination and prophylactic, therapeutic and surgical treatment of patients. Works under direct supervision.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Assists in the teaching of dental students, dental assisting students, and dental hygiene students in the principles of four-handed dentistry and dental assistant utilization (DAU).
  • Provides chair side assistance to students and faculty.
  • Maintains sterile, and prepares equipment, instruments, and supplies within working area.
  • Maintains infection control standards.
  • Maintains records of patients seen, procedures performed, materials used, and appointments.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Certification/Skills:

    Dental Assistant Registration by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.

    Basic office or computer skills.

    Minimum Education:

    High school diploma or equivalent.

    Completion of a recognized dental assistant educational program preferred.

    Minimum Experience:

    Three months dental assisting experience or in lieu of experience, completion of a recognized dental assisting program of comparable length.

    Physical Requirements:

    Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

    Security Sensitive:

    This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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