Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) is seeking a Dental Assistant III for the Office of Clinical Affairs. The Dental Assistant will be responsible for the dispensing of equipment, instruments, and materials used in clinic sessions and for maintaining an adequate inventory to meet the needs of the clinic.
Issues equipment, instruments, and supplies to students and faculty.
Maintains an inventory of loaned equipment including hand pieces and ensures that all items are returned in a timely manner.
Selects proper instruments and prepares instrument tray types.
Checks returned instruments and prepares them for sterilization. Delivers and retrieves instruments from the central sterilization area.
Develops and maintains inventory of expendable supplies.
Assists in placing electronic and handwritten dental supply orders.
Contacts maintenance personnel regarding defective instruments or equipment and monitors repairs.
Ensures a neat, sanitary, and time-efficient dispensary and storage area. Ensures area meets all OSHA regulations.
Acts as receptionist for the clinic phones.
Minimum Education and Experience:
CPR Certification through the American Heart Association required.
Two (2) years of experience as a Dental Assistant.
Posting Number: 19ST4034
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 100707
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