Terry Reilly Health Services
  • 31-May-2017 to 30-Nov-2017 (MST)
  • Dental Provider - Canyon
  • Nampa, ID, USA
  • Hourly
  • On Call

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES       

Perform four handed dentistry, explain treatment plans and procedures to patients, including treatment costs. Maintain set-up and break-down procedures for each patient encounter. Complete instrument sterilization of the clinic and maintain inventory of clinic supplies. Assist in ordering supplies and proper equipment maintenance, take radiographs and perform expanded duties according to certification, per the Rules of the Idaho State Board of Dentistry. Maintain infection control policies and procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Turn on all equipment including: compressors, lights, units.
  • Fill ultrasonic solutions and prepare the sterilization area.
  • Fill water bottle for rooms.
  • Refill Bur blocks.
  • Ensure that supplies are properly stocked for the day.
  • Post a copy of the patient schedule in the designated location.
  • Review schedule and prepare for day appropriately.

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Performs all duties as described by Idaho State Dental Practice Act.
  • Demonstrate the willingness and competency to perform the administration of Nitrous Oxide, under the supervision of the Dentist.
  • Perform, without direction, required equipment maintenance, overall organization and cleanliness of the clinical area.
  • Displays a calming and professional manner when working with patients and fellow Terry Reilly employees.
  • Check and Reply to emails on a regular basis.

MARGINAL DUTIES

  • Cross-trains with receptionists to back-fill reception duties as needed: including, pulling charts, confirming patient appointments, answering telephones, making patient appointments, fee estimates, keeping daily schedules on time as much as possible.
  • Any other duties that may be necessary for the proper operation of the clinic.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Considerable manual dexterity to pass instruments to dentist, sufficient mobility to perform assigned essential duties and the willingness and ability to perform all dental assisting duties as described in the Idaho State Board of Dentistry Dental Assistant Practice (see hyperlink under General Responsibilities) and including radiographs and the use of nitrous oxide.
  • Willing and able to carry equipment weighing approximately 40 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Willingness to strive for excellence in dentistry.
  • Knowledge of dental terminology.
  • Knowledge and training in general dental assisting duties, along with, endodontic, oral surgery, crown and bridge and prosthetic dentistry.
  • Ability to work with the public and have good communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Dental Assistant Certified.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.
  • Expanded functions certification.

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