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DENTAL ASSISTANT III

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

university, fl, usa
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024
DENTAL ASSISTANT III - (T216860)

Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks a DENTAL ASSISTANT III to be responsible for providing support in various dental procedures, assisting with surgical procedures, sedation, and anesthesia. Maintains surgery rooms and equipment, takes and processes radiographs of patients and dispenses supplies. Assists residents and faculty with anesthesia of all types to include conscious sedation, IV sedation, nitrous oxide and general anesthesia. Obtains patient consent. Attaches and detaches patient to monitor to access blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen saturation, recognizes abnormal readings and reports problems to resident/faculty surgeon. Charts patient vital signs throughout procedure. Verbally communicates pre-operative and post-operative instructions to patient. 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.

(Hourly Rate: $16.00 - $20.80)

Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited Dental Assistant Program and two (2) years of related experience required. Work experience may substitute for education requirement.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Clerical & Administrative

Organization

: 325000000 Dental Faculty Practice (Est 06)

Employee Status

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