Suncoast Community Health Centers Inc.
  • 20-Jul-2017 to 18-Sep-2017 (EST)
  • Palm River, FL, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION TITLE: DENTAL ASSISTANT - PEDIATRICS

FSLA: NON-EXEMPT

Under the direct supervision of the Pediatric Dental Director and indirect supervision of the Pediatric Dental Practice Manager/Pediatric Dental Coordinator, incumbent is responsible for assisting all pediatric dental providers in the delivery of dental care to patients and performing those procedures allowable according to Florida State Dental Laws and other duties authorized by providers and supervisors.

You Will Need:

  1. Certificate of completion from Dental Assistant program with Expanded Duties as defined by the Florida Dental Statutes.
  2. Certification and one year practical experience preferred.
  3. CPR (provided by SCHC within 6 months of hire)
  4. Calm demeanor with ability to work with children and manage challenging situations.
  5. Familiarity with CDT codes and common dental terminology.
  6. Proficiency in English is required and Spanish preferred but not required.

Job Duties:

  1. Support Suncoast Dental Department and ancillary staff in the delivery of quality dental services to patients by performing those procedures identified as allowable according to Florida State Dental Laws and other duties authorized by Dentists and Supervisors.
  2. Assist Dentist and Hygienists in the delivery of patient care.
  3. Participate in the hospitals OR rotation schedule.
  4. Keep dental rooms, hospital operating rooms, dental lab and sterilization areas organized and sanitized at all times, to ensure the areas are free from hazards.
  5. Prepare patients for dental treatment by taking and recording of height, weight, and blood pressure of patient.
  6. Help providers manage dental emergencies to include administering CPR
  7. Contribute to team effort by becoming proficient to promote a smooth workflow.
  8. Comply with all facility policies and procedures including but not limited to those addressing OSHA standards, HIPAA and Compliance.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

 

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