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Dental Assistant

Company: University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Days/hours/location of work: 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday This float position will assist in a variety of clinic areas within the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry to include general and specialty dentistry (undergraduate and/or graduate clinics in prosthodontics, periodontics, urgent care, pediatrics, endodontics and implant dentistry). Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: Provide chairside assisting clinical services to patients under the care of faculty dentists, graduate and undergraduate students Daily, weekly and monthly maintenance of operatories and assigned clinical areas Adherence to infection control protocols of the School of Dentistry Working knowledge of dental procedures and materials Take digital radiographs as directed Organization, ordering, and stocking of supplies Mentor Dental Assisting externs in clinic areas Demonstrated knowledge of emergency procedures and equipment Other duties as assigned The hourly pay rate for this position ranges from $24.98-31.24/hour. Requirements (please detail all the required qualifications on your application materials): Graduation from an accredited dental assisting program Current State of Minnesota Dental Assistant License *New Graduate/Trainee option below Certified as a Dental Assistant (DANB) *Trainee option below Current CPR Certification Must be able to multi task and adapt to changing work environment and work responsibilities Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations Desired qualifications: At least one year experience as a Dental Assistant working in a dental clinic with multiple providers Ability to work with a variety of faculty, staff, residents and students and promote a respectful workplace Experience demonstrating rubber dam/placement, assist in fabrication of impressions, and proper usage of dental cements/materials Experience in multiple areas of dentistry, to include General Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Endodontics, and Implant Dentistry. Demonstrates a working knowledge of current dental procedures and materials Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work well in a team setting and with learner providers Successful experience providing dental care to a diverse patient base Familiarity with computers, computer software, electronic patient records * New Graduate/Trainee option: New graduates who are offered a Dental Assistant position at the School of Dentistry are hired with the expectation of State of Minnesota Licensure** is obtained within 4 months of hire. ** State of Minnesota Licensure requires Minnesota Jurisprudence Exam, Dental Assistant Licensure Exam and Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Exam to apply for licensure. Licensed Dental Assistants without DANB certification are encouraged to apply with expectation that DANB certification is obtained within 3 months of hire. Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $51,958 - $64,979 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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