Yale New Haven Health System

  • DENTAL ASSISTANT

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    64051
    Department
    PEDIATRIC DENTAL LONG WHARF
    Category
    DENTAL
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MONDAY THRU FRIDAY
    Work Hours
    830AM - 5 PM
    Work Shift
    ROTATE THRU ALL DENTAL DEPARTMENTS (ADULT, PEDIATRIC AND ORAL SURGERY) AS NEEDED, WORK EXTENDED HOURS AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT CROSS TRAIN TO COVER FRONT DESK SCHEDULING CHECKING IN CHECKING OUT OF PATIENTS.
    Requisition ID
    2017-17360
  • Overview

    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.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Provides assistance to dental residents and dentists in the treatment of patients to ensure timely patient flow and efficiency of the patient care required.
      • 1.1 Receives and seats incoming patients in a pleasant, courteous and professional manner 00% of the time as observed by Dentists and Manager.
    • 2. Maintains care of all instruments and equipment to ensure proper function and usage for clinical efficiency.
      • 2.1 Properly oils all handpieces daily to ensure proper functioning.
    • 3. Maintains and cares for treatment rooms and sterilization area to ensure a clean, safe, environment for patient care and coworkers.
      • 3.1 Stocks treatment rooms with supplies and instruments daily, 00% of the time as observed by doctors/manager.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    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.

     

    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.

     

    LICENSURE

     

    Certified in Dental Radiation Safety

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Ability to perform a variety of dental clinica/x-ray and laboratory procedures. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMAND

     

    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.

     

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