Performs a variety of dental assisting duties during the examination and treatment of patients. Assists dentist, teaches patients how to care for their teeth, communicates effectively with patients (parents if patient is a child), maintains equipment and inventory, and follows universal precautions and all OSHA requirements to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff. Also, responsible for general office duties. Registration data entry, appointments, and patient files. Candidate may work on the mobile dental unit. Scheduled hours in 1st week are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00p.m. and in 2nd week are Tuesday through Friday 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. and Saturday 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.
Dental Assistant I: High School Diploma or equivalency required. One (1) to three (3) years as a Dental Assistant. Dental Assistant II: High School Diploma or equivalency required. Certification for Coronal Polishing and Application of Pit and Fissure Sealants through Illinois State Dental Society. One (1) to three (3) years as a Dental Assistant. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid CPR and x-ray license if applicable. Ability to operate a variety of dental lab equipment. Must be in good physical condition and able to withstand the stress and demands of an active position. Must be able to perform many hours of standing, walking, stooping, bending and sitting. Good eye-hand coordination and adequate vision and hearing needed in daily work. DESIRED: Bilingual in Spanish. Experience with electronic dental records and digital x-ray.
The Will County Health Department Joliet, IL 60433 815/727-8699 FAX 815-727-8526 www.willcountyhealth.org
NO LATER THAN: 09/27/2019 DATE POSTED: 09/17/2019
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