To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Assists resident and attending dentists in the treatment of dental patients and performs a variety of duties associated with the clinical and operational standards of the department. Maintenance of treatment rooms/operatories, decontamination/sterilization rooms and laboratory to ensure clinical efficiency and quality care. Performs chairside assistance, maintains operatory setup, orders supplies and instruments/equipment as appropriate and/or assigned.
Gradualtion from high school with special vocational training. Completion of Dental Assistant Program/Certified Dental Assistant or on-the-job training with a minimum of 3 years experience.
Six (6) months to (1) year's experience as a Dental Assistant if graduate of a certified dental institution program (Certified Dental Assistant) or 3 years experience of on-the-job training may be substituted for certification as noted above.
Certified in Dental Radiation Safety
Ability to perform a variety of dental clinica/x-ray and laboratory procedures. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time and have manual/hand dexterity to meet the demands of chairside assisting. In addition, must be able to sit for long periods of time in a fixed position related to dental procedures being performed.