A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) is seeking applications for a full-time chairside Dental Assistant to work at the Mesa Advanced Care Clinic. The dental assistant will assist residents and faculty in four-handed dentistry for general restorative procedures as well as specialty areas including: Oral Surgery, Removable/Fixed Prosthodontics, endodontic and TMJ procedures. Knowledge and ability to enforce all OSHA/HIPAA rules and regulations is required.
- To be the main support in clinic to assigned resident while adapting to schedule changes on the clinic floor.
- Ability to maintain a clean and organized working environment.
- Self-starter, taking blood pressure measurements, documenting in Axium software.
- Periodontal charting.
- Ability to help keep patients comfortable during treatment in a compassionate manner.
- Verification that consent forms and treatment plans are signed by the patient prior to treatment.
- Teamwork and professionalism are a large part of this role.
- Scanning and making copies of patient documents.
- Stocking, maintenance of dental units, communication of any equipment that needs maintenance.
- Attendance of meetings off-site.
- Cleaning of the dental lab and helping organize endodontic supplies .
- Other duties as assigned.
- DANB RHS certification (If not currently certified by DANB, certification must be obtained within the first 90 days of employment)
- CPR certification.
- OSHA knowledge.
- Knowledge of instrument sterilization process.
High School or better.Licenses & Certifications
AZ Dental X-Ray Cert
AZ Dental Assist CertSkillsInterpersonal
Chairside dental assistant experience, dental office experience, basic computer experience, infection control, email correspondence, Word and Excel.