Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) is currently seeking a Dental Assistant II for the Office for Clinical Affairs. Performs work related to the care, sterilization, packing, and disbursement of equipment and supplies.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides support to students and faculty in the RSDM patient care clinics.
Issues equipment, instruments, and supplies to students and faculty.
Checks returned instruments and prepares them for sterilization.
Examines equipment to detect leaks, worn or loose parts or other indications of disrepair, verifying that equipment functions properly.
Maintains inventory of supplies, loaned instruments, and equipment.
Exposes and scans digital radiographs using digital sensors or phosphor plates.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of dental terminology, decontamination, sterilization, assembly, packing and monitoring of instrumentation.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to multi task and prioritize assigned work.
Three (3) years of experience in a dental setting with a combination of dental assisting and sterile processing.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must have the ability to lift/push/pull greater than 50 pounds.
Posting Number: 21ST1146
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 131806
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