The Dental Assistant assists the Dentist during examination and treatment of patients and is responsible for preparing patients for procedures, recording medical histories, taking x-rays, and preparing dental equipment.
Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Education & Experience Requirement:
High School Diploma; Graduate of a Dental Assistant program or Associates (A.A.) Degree from a Community College or technical school, 1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Skills & Abilities:
Working Conditions & Physical Demands:
This position works in a dental office setting and while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand, walk, and use hands/fingers to handle or feel. Specific vision abilities include close, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Current immunizations are required to work at Sunrise Community Health and may vary dependent upon the position. Influenza (Flu) and Tdap Vaccines are required for ALL staff.