Dental Assistant

A.O. Fox Oneonta, NY
Category:

Technical / Professional

Facility:

A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital

Department:

Foxcare Dental Associates

Schedule:

with full health benefits

Shift:

Day shift

Hours:

72 hrs biweekly

Job Details:

Job Summary: To assist the provider in all aspects of four handed dentistry. Job Qualifications:Education - High school diploma Experience - Experience in the dental field preferred.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities - Dental ExperiencePhysical Requirements - 75% sitting, 25% standing. Some bending and stretching. Normal range of hearing and eyesight. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. Licenses/Certifications - Certified dental assistant. BLS CPR. Essential Functions:-Performs all essential functions of a dental assistant. -Maintains current certification.-Identifies patient concerns and communicates to provider, updates patient medical history, pain assessments, ID patient. -Demonstrates skills and knowledge when preparing and setting up operatory for procedures, and educating patients at the request of the provider. -Maintains and tests equipment as needed.-Cross covers and assists front desk as needed.-Demonstrates skills and knowledge when interacting with patient and provider with clear concise communication. -Prepares patient for scheduled procedure.

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