About the Role
Assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
Taking and developing dental radiographs ( x-rays)
Takes impressions of patient’s teeth for study casts or other lab tasks under the direction of the dentist.
Asking about the patient’s medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse
Provides patient’s with instructions for oral care following oral surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as placement of a restoration
Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols
Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping the patient
Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests
Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist’s access; suctioning, passing instruments
Keep patient’s mouth dry by using suction system
Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
Documents dental care services by charting in patient records
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
Maintains safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rule, and regulations
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection- control policies and protocols
Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; calling for repairs.
Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies upon approval of supervisor; and verifying receipt of supplies.
Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
Other tasks as requested by dentist or supervisor.
Dental Assisting Certificate (Preferred)
Two years of Dental Assisting experience
About the Company
HCCH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HCCH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.