Dental Assistant III

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Position Details Position Information Recruitment/Posting Title Dental Assistant III Job Category Staff & Executive – Allied Health – Dental Assisting Department RSDM-Pediatric Dentistry Overview New Jerseyxe2x80x99s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers Universityxe2x80x93New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research. Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers. Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the statexe2x80x94at Rutgers Universityxe2x80x93New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newarkxe2x80x99s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates. Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives. Posting Summary Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) is seeking a Dental Assistant III for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor, this position will support the department by providing clinical assistance for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry/Special Care Treatment Center. Among the key duties of this position are the following: Serves as a Dental Assistant to assist Faculty and Postgraduate Students with patient care. Sets up and stocks units daily. Reports equipment malfunction or breakdown to Clinical Supervisor. Transports instruments to/from sterilization in accordance to schedule. Maintains safe and clean working environment by adhering to RSDM infection control policy and departmental protocol. Assists with the ordering of disposable supplies as needed. Provides clerical and office duties as assigned. Provides translation as needed for Non-English speaking patients (Spanish/Portuguese etc). Ensures patients are seen in a timely and efficient manner, and maintain patient confidentiality. Performs other related duties as assigned. Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement This position requires a fully on-site work arrangement. FLSA Nonexempt Grade 1325 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 17.740 Annual Mid Range Salary 18.240 Annual Maximum Salary 18.790 Standard Hours 35.00 Union Description Teamsters, Local 97 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff – 12 month Position Pension Eligibility PERS Qualifications Minimum Education and Experience Certifications/Licenses Current CPR Certification required. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Must be proficient in four-handed dentistry. Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and or communicate sufficiently to perform the duties of the position. Preferred Qualifications Prior Dental Assistant experience is preferred. Bilingual a plus. (English/Spanish/Portuguese etc.) Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Standing, sitting, walking, bending and talking or hearing. No special vision requirements. Transport instruments to and from sterilization. Clinic operation. Moderate noise. Special Conditions Posting Details Posting Number 24ST1086 Posting Open Date 05/06/2024 Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS) City Newark State NJ Location Details Pre-employment Screenings All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings. Immunization Requirements Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidatexe2x80x99s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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