Dental Assistant Trainee
- Kotzebue, AK
What you'll be doing
- Display a willing and helpful attitude to customers and staff. Professionally communicate in a warm, concerned, caring, and friendly manner over the telephone and in person. Clean and sterilize dental equipment and instruments using autoclave according to infection control standards. Clean and disinfect dental work areas according to infection control standards. Maintain adequate supplies in dental work areas. Prepare dental work area for dentists and/or hygienists. Complete processing exposed radiographs and displays and marks them with identifying information. Provides chair side assistance with the provider acting as a guide, including passing instruments, arranging and preparing materials, operating oral evacuator and retracting cheek and tongue. Prepare supplies and equipment for village travel, and works overtime as needed during those trips. Enter basic data into the computer as assigned. Access, read and respond as necessary to written material and e-mail on a daily basis. Maintain confidentiality of patients and hospital-related information.
What your background should be
- Must complete training in dental terminology, basic infection control and blood pressure/pulse monitoring techniques within 6 months of hire. Inupiaq/English bilingual preferred.
Required Schooling / Training
- High school diploma.
Who is the client company
- Concern about hospital & healthcare services.
- If you are interested in this position, send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org