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Registered Dental Assistant, (Physician Practice)

Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

The Registered Dental Assistant at the OMS Center at HUMC will provide dental chair assistance in accordance with infection control and dental standards. The RDA will support the Oral Surgeon, and patient and maintain the integrity of equipment and supplies. The RDA will also make appointments and maintain phone management and patient flow. The RDA must share the passion and focus on changing the lives of Hackensack Meridian Healths patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Registered Dental Assistant at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • The dental assistant will provide chairside dental assistance to the Oral Surgeon to include crown impressions, (PFM), porcelain bridges and crowns, veneers, implants, oral cancer screening, partial dentures, dentures and flippers, temporary fillings, model casting, endodontic and periodontic procedures as well as model casting and sealant applications.
  • Prepare operatories for procedures.
  • Prepares charts for procedures and documents in the EMR. Take radiographs in digital mode, maintains and processes equipment.
  • Monitors, maintains and orders supplies.
  • Assists with front desk duties including answering the phone and making appointments, meeting and greeting patients.
  • Cleans and sanitizes exam rooms/operatories and equipment and completes standard cleaning and infection control in according to protoco.
  • Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with staff and dental residents
  • Provides reassurance to patients during procedures.
  • Other Ad Hoc assignments as assigned.
  • Lifts a minimum of 5lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 10lbs. and stands a minimum of 5 hours a day.
  • Adheres to standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2+ years Dental Assistant experience.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Valid NJ Dental Radiology license.
  • Registered Dental Assistant' State of NJ.
  • NJ DOH Certified Dental Radiographer.

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Keywords: Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack , Registered Dental Assistant, (Physician Practice), Other , Hackensack, New Jersey

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