Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Healthcare, Medical School/Programs, Staff/Administrative
Position Title: Clinical Staff Assistant
Classification Title: FT Staff Non Union
City/Campus: Detroit - Corktown
Department: Dental Clinic
Position Status: Full Time
This position is a Dental Assistant position designed to fill in or “float” throughout all of the clinical departments to provide dental assisting increased demand in each clinical department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
(1) Perform dental assisting duties as they relate to each specific clinic area (pediatrics, endodontics, oral surgery, periodontics, orthodontics, faculty practice, etc…) This may include chairside assisting, exposing, processing and mounting radiographs, set up and break down of operatories, maintaining departmental records, following proper infection control procedures and other related duties. (2) Complete necessary tasks in the central dispensary/sterilization area including receiving/distributing instruments and supplies, properly maintaining and sterilizing instruments and handpieces, restocking kits and processing lab cases via dental software. (3) The School of Dentistry operates two locations and you will be assigned as needed. (4) Assist in any capacity in other areas of the clinic as requested. (5) Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
High school diploma or equivalent, Associates degree preferred; current CPR Certification and X-ray Certification required.
Minimum two (2) years’ dental chair-side experience in fast paced environment required.
Prefer candidates with some knowledge and experience assisting with implant placement surgeries.
Ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to be a productive member within the team. Must be service oriented with the ability to handle multiple tasks. This position requires an individual who is flexible and can work well in a variety of positions and environments. Must have strong verbal communication skills and the ability to work well within a team and independently. Must be professional cheerful courteous and pleasant.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be competent in dental terminology and instrumentation, know four-handed chair-side dentistry, ability to expose, process, and mount radiographs, knowledge of current dental materials, instruments and equipment. Competent with computer keyboard and able to use data entry skills.
Must be able to move freely though out the various clinics, able to bend, stretch and sit for extended periods of time, and able to move around the building to escort patients to and from the operatory.
Weekly Schedule: Monday through Friday 40 hours between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Licenses/Certifications: Must have CPR certification and Dental Radiology certification
Open Date: 07/18/2019
Salary/Pay Information: $13.88/hour
Anticipated Schedule: Weekly Schedule: 40 hours with varied hours Monday through Friday.
About University of Detroit Mercy
Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private university, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's urban mission, commitment to diversity, and tradition of scholarly excellence. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.
Internal Number: SF9938-TD001-0614-1153
About University of Detroit Mercy
The University of Detroit Mercy has one goal - to help our students realize their dreams and ambitions. We fulfill that goal by offering challenging academic programs taught by talented, committed professors and supplemented by hands-on research, co-op, and internship opportunities.