|Dental Assistant to assist dentists in a free dental clinic that serves the indigent and uninsured.|
Talent Pool: Facilities & Operations
|Adherence to infection control procedures to reduce the risk of cross-contamination to patient, doctor, and staff. 10 %|
Association with the other departments/businesses involved with the function of the dental clinic. 10 %
Incorporates patient management techniques for medically compromised patients by obtaining a general knowledge of the patient's medical condition and providing appropriate support. 10 %
Maintain adequate supplies for the operation of the dental clinic/OR through monitoring the inventory. 10 %
Possess skills in clerical duties so that the Dental Assistant is capable of performing administrative clinic operations. 10 %
Produce extraoral and intraoral radiographs of diagnostic quality while requiring minimal exposure to patients and staff. 10 %
Provide chairside assistance to the doctor/student/hygienist so that dental procedures are productive, of good quality, and completed safely in a timely manner. 10 %
Responsible for proper and effective sterilization technique for instruments, equipment, materials, and accessories. 10 %
Responsible for proper maintenance of operatories and dental equipment in the dental clinic and OR. 10 %
Responsible for proper organization of instrument kits, instrument trays, and accessory equipment according to procedure. 10 %
Must be a Dental Assistant I (DA I) per North Carolina Dental Board definitions. Certification of Dental Assisting not required.
At least one year experience in a dental office with direct patient care, sterilization and inventory control.
More than two years of dental assistant experience working with the indigent population.
Drivers License | Valid Drivers License
BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider
Dental Assistant II or higher.
If driving Cone health vehicle, must have 5 years of driving experience and MVR must be approved by Risk Management.
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