Dental Assistant

Cincinnati Children's Hospital View Company Profile

Description: Starting Salary: $18.59- $25.86 Hours: 20 per week Shift: Day Benefit Eligible: Yes, part-time rate At Cincinnati Childrenxe2x80x99s, we come to work with one goal: to make childrenxe2x80x99s health better. We believe in a holistic team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Childrenxe2x80x99s. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Has Been Named: The #1 Pediatric Hospital in the Nation – US News and World Report 2023 On Forbes Magazine 2022 list of Americaxe2x80x99s Best Employers for Diversity One of four Medical Centers making the list of the 2022 Glassdoor Best Places to Work An LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Top Performer in 2022 by The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES Patient Records Record pertinent patient information in electronic dental record. May also serve as a scribe for the dentists in situations where the dentist is otherwise occupied in the direct care of the patient. When functioning in this capacity, the (assistant, hygienist) will not be engaged in direct patient care and will serve only as the recorder of the specific comments directed by the dentist for inclusion in the medical record, without interpretation or modification. Radiology Take and develop X-rays, including panorex, bite wing, occlusal film and cephs. Maintain X-ray processor. Patient Assistance Anticipate, greet, and seat patient. Instruct patient about pre and post-operative needs and issues. Instruct patient in oral hygiene and fluoride treatment. Assist Doctor with Dental Procedures Monitor patients, including those on nitrous oxide or narcotics. Take blood pressure and pulse. Monitor respiration, mucosal color and consciousness. Use suction devices, water spray, cotton rolls and holders; retract cheek and tongue. Assist with the management and calming of patients. Use papoose boards and mouth props. Reassure anxious patients. Prepare local anesthetic. Apply and remove plaque disclosure. Mix restorative material, take primary impression using correct disinfection method appropriate to material. Pour impression and trim to suit patient. Equipment Preparation Assemble trays, maintain hand pieces, and stock each room. Set up, clean and disinfect operatory. Market Leading Benefits Including: Medical coverage starting day 1 of employment. View employee benefits here: Pension plan and optional 403(b) supplemental retirement plans Tuition reimbursement for continuing education Employee discount programs through our many community partners Support through Employee Resource Groups such as African American Professionals Advisory Council, Asian Cultural and Professional Group, EQUAL – LGBTQA Resource Group, Juntos – Hispanic/Latin Resource Group, Veterans and Military Family Advocacy Network, and Young Professionals (YP) Resource Group Physical and mental health wellness programs Qualifications: Qualifications – External EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Required Dental Assistant I: High school diploma or equivalent Dental Assistant Technical Education Current CPR Certification Radiology License Dental Assistant II: High School Graduate OR Equivalent 3 years related experience Radiographers License CPR Dental Assisting National Boards certificate or Ohio Commission on Dental Assisting certificate Nitrous oxide monitoring certificate (where that is the primary anesthesia) Dental Assistant Technical Education Preferred Dental Assistant I: Directly related experience Nitrous Oxide Certification Dental Assistant II: Ohio State Board certificate for Sealants and/or Coronal Polishing Certified Orthodontic Assistant Cincinnati Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).

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