Dental Assistant – CPMG/Dental Assistant, Entry Level – CPMG

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This is an entry level position within Marquette Universityxe2x80x99s Dental School. You will be trained in all aspects of the Dental Assistant position. This training will include learning the skills to assist dental residents/students, patients, faculty and staff in the Dental School. You may be eligible for promotion to the Dental Assistant position within one year of employment. Duties and Responsibilities 1. Participate in training in the area of dental assistance and instruction to residents and students during the examination and treatment of patients and assistance to faculty during surgical procedures and dental emergencies including monitoring patient comfort, taking vital signs and assuring that clinic procedures are followed. 2. Provide orientation of clinic to dental students and provide them with instruction during examination and treatment of patients. 3. Assist dental students and/or faculty with recordkeeping related to the examination and treatment of patients. 4. Maintain and monitor cleanliness, functionality, and inventory of dental materials, equipment and instruments per guidance from regulatory agencies, and school and clinic policies. 5. Attend in-service programs and various meetings as required. 6. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities High school education. Ability to learn dental terminology and anatomy, OSHA requirements, 4-handed dentistry, instrumentation, impressions materials and cements, x-ray technology and procedures, sterilization procedures, patient management techniques and CPR. Requires dexterity, ability to tolerate long periods of bending, standing and walking. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent customer service and listening skills. Courteous demeanor, discretion and flexibility. Ability to work and communicate with people from diverse population. Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Previous experience working in an academic setting and knowledge of Marquette University, School of Dentistry policy and procedures is helpful. Department Dental School Posting Date 05/24/2023 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants EOE Statement It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification. Required Documents Required Documents Resume Optional Documents Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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