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Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Dental Assistant III for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry-Special Care Treatment Center within the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM).
Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor, the Dental Assistant III will support the department by providing clinical assistance for faculty, undergraduates, and postgraduate students as needed with patient care.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Transports instruments to/from sterilization in accordance to schedule set by RSDM.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by adhering to RSDM infection control policy and departmental protocol.
Sets up and stocks units daily.
Reports equipment malfunction or breakdown to Clinical Supervisor.
Assists with the ordering of disposable supplies as needed.
Ensures patients are seen in a timely manner and maintains patient confidentiality.
Provides translation as needed for non-English speaking patients and parents (if needed).
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Clinic Supervisor.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be proficient in four-handed dentistry.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and or communicate sufficiently.
Prior Dental Assistant experience.
Posting Number: 20ST2146
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 122757
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.