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Dental Assistant

Company: Workforce Solutions Group
Location: Newberg
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description Dental Assistant Job Summary: The Dental Assistant II / EFDA is to assist the dentist or dental hygienist. Expose and process X-rays. Perform Sealants. Manage the dental operatories. Perform patient intake. Travel and fill in at other sites as needed. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Assist the dentist or dental hygienist in transfer of instruments utilizing approved dental assisting principles. Assist the operator in preparation and delivery of dental materials. Perform expanded function duties as necessaryLayout necessary instruments for procedureExpose and process x-rays and duplicate when necessary. Ensure all x-rays are suitable for diagnosisAble to perform sealant on patient treatment planProvide supportive care for patients at all timesKeep the operatory neat and clean during procedures and disinfect thoroughly before each patient arrives. Keep hand pieces properly maintained. Ensure that vacuum lines, unit, chair, light, instruments, and tray setups are thoroughly disinfected and properly sterilized at all timesOrder and maintain inventory of dental supplies. Provide administration with required and accurate purchase data.Restock rooms as necessaryProvide evaluation of emergency patients.Provide patient management for the dental department.Work with the Dental Clinic Operational Manager on infection control and OSHA guidelines.Take vital signs and review patient health history, updating as necessaryAbility to be flexible and be able to work on weekends on special projectsWilling to support own team members to accomplish daily activitiesAbility to work independently as well as part of a professional teamPerform other duties as assignedHandle protected health information (PHI) in a manner consistent with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) Pay range: $22 - 24/hr Minimum Education and Experience RequiredHigh School Diploma or equivalentGraduate of an accredited dental assisting program or one (1) year of dental assistant experience preferredPrevious experience within a medical/dental clinicMust possess a valid certificate of Expanded Function Dental Assistant and a certificate of radiology proficiency issued by the Oregon State Board of Dental Examiners Valid Oregon driver's license, reliable transportation, safe driving record and insurance coverage required. Ability to travel to other sites as needed Desired AttributesSealant certificationPrevious experience working with diverse populationsBilingual in English and Spanish preferred or willingness to learn Spanish.

Keywords: Workforce Solutions Group, Portland , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Newberg, Oregon

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