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Dental Assistant

Company: CFG Health Network
Location: East Brunswick
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Be a part of a compassionate and quality driven team of providers who not only make a difference with their patient, but also makes a difference in the community. Working in the jails is both challenging and rewarding. You can be the light in someones life by providing genuine and quality care to the underserved. Practice medicine in a way that also gives you fulfillment. Why Cumberland County? There is boating on wild and scenic rivers and miles of undisturbed bay shore. You can golf, fish, hunt and bird watch. There are roadside stands and u-pick farms. Tour historic sites, a performing arts center, a downtown arts district, museums, and a zoo. Find plenty of antiques and crafts, shopping malls, a visit to WheatonArts, or to attend one of the many animal festivals. Did you also know that Bridgeton is close to both Philadelphia and Atlantic City? Cumberland County is a hidden gem. With this position, you will assist the dentist during examinations and the treatment of patients. Performs certain inter-oral tasks in response to specific instructions from a licensed dentist while under his/her supervision. This position is Part-time; Monday/Wednesday Evenings: 5pm-9pm. Responsibilities:

  • Prepares the operatory with appropriate instruments and material for scheduled patients.
    • Provides chair-sided assistance during treatment, recognizing the dentists need for instruments, materials, retraction or suction.
      • Mixes and fabricates restorative materials.
        • Sterilizes instruments and disinfects the operatory between patients.
          • Develops and mounts routine radiographs.
            • Assists in exposing intro-oral radiographs.
              • Maintains and cleans the x-ray unit, film processor, autoclave, wet tank and dental unit in accordance to specifications.
                • Performs laboratory procedures such as mixing impression materials for dentures and assists in the clinical procedures of prostatic dentistry.
                  • Assists with infection control, general cleanliness and sterile conditions for the dental unit.
                    • Performs inventory and orders supplies to maintain established levels.
                      • Assists in maintaining dental charts, dental findings, maintains confidentiality of records and schedules patients for dental appointments.
                        • Collects requested data for clinical records.
                          • Complies with dental office security, the perpetual inventory, inspection of dental tools and completes corresponding documentation.
                            • Maintains current CPR/AED certification.
                              • All other duties as assigned. Qualifications:
                                • High School Diploma or equivalent.
                                • Certification by the Dental Assisting National Board preferred.
                                • Certification by the Board of Dental Examiners as a Dental Radiation Technologist preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Company Profile:
                                  CFG is a comprehensive healthcare provider that is dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals and families by providing innovative medical and mental health services. Our Health Network includes Center for Family Guidance, CFG Health Systems and CFG Residentials.

                                  Job Category:
                                  Allied Health

Keywords: CFG Health Network, East Brunswick , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , East Brunswick, New Jersey

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