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DENTAL ASSISTANT II

UAB Medicine

UAB Medicine

Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023
DENTAL ASSISTANT II - (T208849)

Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking a Dental Assistant II to be responsible for providing support in various dental procedures. Maintains surgery rooms and equipment, takes and processes radiographs of patients and dispenses supplies. Sterilizes and cleans all surgical instruments, supplies and dental assist units. Disposes of infectious waste according to established procedures. Takes radiographs of patients as requested by doctor. Processes and mounts film, ensuring quality results. Breaks down and cleans equipment, replenishing solutions as required. Performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties in support of department. Answers phones, takes messages and makes appointments, explains and receives payment for procedures, etc. Responds to the unique needs of all patients ages newborn to geriatric.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Assists residents, faculty and students during procedures.
2. Ensures all patient documentation is maintained in a complete and accurate manner.
3. Sterilizes and cleans all surgical instruments, supplies and dental assist units.
4. Takes radiographs of patients as requested by doctor.
5. Maintains surgery rooms in a neat and orderly fashion.
6. Dispenses dental supplies to students and residents.
7. Performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties in support of department.
8. Effectively responds to the unique needs of the neonatal, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients as the need arises.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.
(Hourly Rate: $15.50 - $19.00)

Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited Dental Assistant Program required. Work experience may substitute for education requirement.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Clerical & Administrative

Organization

: 329400000 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite