Dental Assistant – York Dental Providers – Day

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Schedule Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm General Summary Provides chairside assistance to the dentist. Assists with clerical duties of the Dental Center. Essential Functions: Assists the dentist by transferring instruments and supplies, keeping oral areas clear during dental procedures and preparing restoration materials and cements. Opens sterile supplies and sets up for procedures. Sterilizes instruments, equipment and supplies as required; handles and stores instruments, equipment and supplies appropriately. Takes and mounts dental x-rays. Makes hydrocolloid impressions of the patient’s oral cavity, pours up in dental stone and trims study models. Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies. Common Expectations: Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s). Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and “error proof” systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Maintains professional growth and development. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation. Required for All Jobs: Performs other related duties as identified. WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan’s values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program. WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Physical Demands: Standing – Frequently Walking – Frequently Sitting – Occasionally Carrying/Lifting – Occasionally (50lbs) Pushing/Pulling – Occasionally (50lbs) Kneeling/Crouching – Occasionally Reaching – Occasionally Talking – Frequently Hearing – Frequently Repetitive Motions – Occasionally Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination – Occasionally Working Environment: Occupational Hazards – Occasionally Bloodborne Pathogen – Exposure Qualifications Minimum Education: Certificate Program Accredited Dental Assisting Required Work Experience: 1 year Relevant experience. Required Licenses: Certified Radiation Health & Safety Upon Hire Required Courses and Training: Graduate of an accredited dental assisting program. Upon Hire Required Employment Benefits Sign-on incentives for new employees Medical, dental and vision insurance Life and accidental death insurance Supplemental life insurance Retirement savings plan Paid time off (PTO) PTO bridging Short-term disability Educational assistance Forgivable loan Flexible spending Credit union Employee recreational activities Childcare Complimentary medicine discounts

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