Dental Assistant

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center View Company Profile

Pay Range: $22.52-$31.13 Company Overview: The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe. Please review important announcements about vaccination requirements and our upcoming EHR implementation by clicking here. Important Note for MSK Employees: Your Career Hub profile is submitted to the hiring team as your internal resume. Please be sure your profile is fully complete with your skills, relevant experience and education (if required). Click here to learn more. Please note, this link is only accessible for MSK employees. Job Description: The Dental Service of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center provides medically necessary dentistry for individuals who currently are receiving or have had chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or surgery for their cancer or allied disease. Established in 1934, the Dental Service provides diagnosis, consultation, and dental treatment of medically compromised patients, both in an outpatient and inpatient clinical setting. There has been a close working relationship and multidisciplinary team approach with the Head and Neck Service, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Ophthalmic Oncology Service, Department of Radiation Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Bone Marrow Transplant Service and various other medical oncology services. A successful effort of pre-treatment dental examination, evaluation and necessary dental and oral treatment has been instituted to eliminate and/or minimize oral complications from cancer therapies. We are seeking an experienced Dental Assistant to help our dentists deliver high level patient care. The successful candidate will have qualifications and experience in all stages of patient care: pre-examination, examination assistance, and post treatment. Pre-examination duties will include seating and draping patients, sterilizing instruments, organizing the examination room, and preparing x-rays to be viewed by the dentist. When assisting in an examination, you will perform duties such as passing instruments, suctioning, preparing and placing materials on instruments, and detailing the dentistxe2x80x99s notes. Post treatment duties include providing postoperative instructions as directed by the dentist, finalizing patient dental records, cleaning and coordinating the examination room, and maintaining dental supplies inventory. An ideal candidate has: Proven understanding of dental technologies Training in emergency procedures Knowledge of HIPAA guidelines Excellent interpersonal skills Keen attention to detail Deep knowledge of x-ray (intra oral, Panoramic and CBCT) equipment and ability to expose dental x-rays are highly valued You are: Someone who readily takes action on challenges, in a fast paced, high volume dental clinic with a unique population of patients. Able to greet and welcome our patients providing a warm environment Relatable with people across levels, functions, culture and geography. Able to work confidently under pressure and maintain a positive attitude despite adversity. Able to follow through on commitments and acts with a clear sense of ownership. Able to establish and maintain effective customer relationships. A sound decision-maker, even in the absence of complete information You need: A high school diploma or GED and continuing education credits. Dental Assistant course preferred. Knowledge of First Aid and CPR. Are you ready to learn more about our Benefits? Compensation: Pay Range $$22.52-$31.13 Please click to learn more about MSKxe2x80x99s compensation philosophy. Closing: MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

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