Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Dental Assistant for the Eric B. Chandler Health Center at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The primary purpose of the Dental Assistant position is to assist Dentist and Dental Hygienist during examination and treatment of patients. The Dental Assistant performs both chairside and desk-side duties, administrative work, sterilization and miscellaneous tasks.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides chairside assistance for Dentists and Dental Hygienist, as needed
Monitors infection control
Daily, cleans and maintains dental x-ray developers and barrier protection on x-ray units
Maintains dental equipment and notifies Dental Director of any equipment in disrepair
Develops and mounts x-rays.
Orders clinic supplies in accordance with EBCHC and University Purchasing procurement policies and procedures
Maintains an orderly flow of patients and advises dentists when there are difficulties with particular patients
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduated from an accredited Dental Assisting Program.
Certification as a Dental Assistant in the State of New Jersey.
Valid Dental Radiologic Technology License issued by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Basic Life Support Certification.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a dental office
Posting Number: 19ST4010
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 100263
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.