JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, this position provides chairside assistance and clinical/laboratory support for residents, undergraduate dental students, and faculty members within the Endodontics clinics and labs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensures universal precautions, including the use of barriers on x-ray tubes/microscopes and using PPE during Covid-19, are consistently followed.
Sterilizes tools/surgical instruments and disinfects operatory equipment according to OSHA regulations.
Prepares procedure room ready for patient treatment and provides chair-side assistance.
Arranges instruments, materials, and medications on prepared trays as needed.
Sets-up dental units: bags chair, places protective sheets on Alabama carts, covers keyboard/monitor, etc.
Refills all packages required to fill procedure bins and monitors material cabinets throughout sessions, as needed.
Exposes and processes radiographs and takes CBCT scans, as required.
Helps students and residents take x-rays and assists in other clinical departments as needed.
Transports sensors from x-ray to lecture hall/labs and sets-up supplies/x-ray boxes.
Stocks procedure room and cabinets, monitors supply levels, and places orders or communicate needs as directed.
Perform office management tasks.
Assists receive and index patient records and makes entries of procedures, materials used, etc.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 206969
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