• Dental Assistant

    Location US-NY-Bronx
    ID
    2018-3562
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Dental
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi
  • Overview

    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi our teams accommodate more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi is renowned for The Trauma Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare patients for examination and treatment.
    • Assist dentist at chairside during procedures.
    • Sterilizes instruments, disinfect surfaces areas and maintain clinic equipment in a hygienic condition, in accordance with infection control procedures.
    • Expose, develop, and mount dental radiographs.
    • Mix amalgams, cement, composite, and other materials.
    • Perform laboratory procedures, such as pouring, trimming, and packaging models from impressions for prosthetics.
    • Maintain records of sterilization, instruments, and models
    • Report shortages in supplies, materials and necessary equipment repairs.
    • Maintain clinic equipment to ensure that it is in working order.
    • Assist dentists in patient management; interact with patients and the public.
    • Maintain operatories and ensure that they are well stocked.
    • Clean suction lines weekly.

    Qualifications

    • A four-year High School diploma or its educational equivalent.
    • At least one-year Dental Assistant training.

    EOE M/F/D/V

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