Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM), Faculty Practice is seeking a Certified Dental Assistant to work within the Rutgers Health University Dental Associates (RHUDA) clinic located in New Brunswick. Provides chair-side, desk-side, and sterilization assistance. Assists providers during various examinations and treatment of patients, and dispenses dental materials and instruments.
Seats patients, adjusts chairs, and drapes patients with protective covers.
Lays out dental instruments and supplies.
Hands instruments to doctor during examinations and treatment of patients; operates suction equipment.
Mixes filling and impression materials.
Develops and mounts x-rays.
Charts examinations under the direction of the doctor.
Maintains all dental equipment; re-stocks equipment and supplies.
Serves as sterilization assistant.
Maintains patient records and contacts patients for appointments.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Must possess credentials as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA).
Valid Radiological Technology License issued by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
CPR Certification is essential.
Minimum of three (3) years of dental experience is highly preferred.
Posting Number: 18ST2541
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 72208
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