Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) is currently seeking a Registered Dental Assistant for the Office of Clinical Affairs to provide chair-side and desk-side assistance for Rutgers University Dental Associate providers. Assists providers during various examinations and treatment of patients. Dispenses dental material and instruments and provides clerical assistance as needed and/or other miscellaneous tasks properly aligned with the functions of a dental assistant.
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.
Charts examinations under the direction of the doctor.
Operates suction equipment.
Mixes filling and impression materials.
Dispenses equipment and supplies to students.
Maintains all dental equipment.
Maintains patient records (individual, daily, monthly and yearly).
Serves as sterilization assistant.
Restocks equipment and supplies; maintains enough supplies on hand to efficiently run the clinic.
Makes intra-oral digital impressions; assists pre-doctoral students in the acquisition of intra-oral digital impressions (intra-oral scanning).
Sterilizes and calibrates intra-oral scanners.
Maintains digital dental equipment including scanners, milling machines, and 3D printers.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Must possess Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) license.
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.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to exert force up to 30 lbs..cart retrieval and mobility, reach storage shelves and transport instruments to and from assigned areas.
All candidates will be required to upload professional licenses and certifications.
Posting Number: 19ST4035
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 100711
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