Department Name: 7A880:Division of Public Health Dent
The person in this position will assist the dentist by providing 4-handed dental assisting during procedures.
The successful candidate will also prepare tray setups for commonly performed procedures, obtains radiographs as instructed by the dentist, sterilization of instruments, and provide other assistance as requested for the dentist or dental hygienist.
Excellent communication and customer service skills, attention to detail and accuracy.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience as a dental assistant preferred. Bilingual in English and Spanish highly preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
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