Dental Assistant

Contract

Locus Recruiting

Dental Assistant New York, NY
Salary:
25 – 35 per Hour

Locus Recruiting is a nimble, experienced recruiting team specializing in information security and professional services. We are determined to find the best possible solutions for companies in search of top talent, while offering candidates an expedited, precise recruiting process.

We are a national staffing company seeking Dental Assistants for a very large organization in Downtown NYC. If you are qualified and interested, please apply right away.

Pay: $25 – $35/hr

Duration: Contract to hire

Location: Downtown NYC

This is a grant funded position that operates 10 months per year. Provide four-handed chairside assistance to dental hygienists and practitioners. Perform tests; assist with dispensing medications and instructions, and performing minor dental and surgical procedures; ensure safe use, disposal, and storage of chemicals or hazardous materials; and infection control. Serve as clinic receptionist and clinic cashier: greet and announce patients and visitors. Register new patients, monitor patient flow, and seat and discharge patients. Assist with set up, take down, and moving of clinical equipment and supplies into and out of elementary schools. Maintain patient files and charts. Respond to a variety of routine inquiries and provide information regarding policies, procedures, fees, and payment schedules. Contact and schedule patients for examinations. Expedite treatment of patients with emergencies.

Qualifications

•High School diploma or equivalent

•Certification as a Dental Assistant

•Graduate of a Dental Assistant Training Program or 1-2 years of related experience

•Excellent interpersonal skills

•Knowledge of four-handed chairside dental techniques and dental lab equipment

•Ability to operate standard office equipment

•Interest or experience in public health, community outreach, and/or short-term dental missions

•Knowledge of a foreign language (e.g., Spanish, Korean, Chinese) is a plus

Responsibilities

•Provide four-handed chairside assistance to dental hygienists and practitioners in New York City public schools for the PCORI research program

•Perform tests; assist with dispensing medications and instructions, and performing minor dental and surgical procedures; ensure safe use, disposal, and storage of chemicals or hazardous materials; and infection control

•Serve as clinic receptionist and clinic cashier: greet and announce patients and visitors

•Register new patients, monitor patient flow, and seat and discharge patients

•Assist with set up, take down, and moving of clinical equipment and supplies into and out of elementary schools

•Maintain patient files and charts

•Respond to a variety of routine inquiries and provide information regarding policies, procedures, fees, and payment schedules

•Contact and schedule patients for examinations

•Expedite treatment of patients with emergencies

Benefits: Locus offers medical, dental, vision, life, 401k, and paid time off to all full-time employees.

Locus is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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