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DENTAL ASSISTANT II

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

university, fl, usa
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024
DENTAL ASSISTANT II - (T217176)

Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks 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:

  • Preparing patients
  • Sterilizing instruments
  • Setting up rooms
  • Some dental hygiene tasks
  • To do well in this role you should have a desire to provide a great level of patient care

(Hourly Rate: $15.00 - $19.00)

Qualifications

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

Preferred:

  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced work environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to multitask with ease

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Clerical & Administrative

Organization

: 329111000 General Dentistry

Employee Status

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