Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health at A.T. Still University is seeking applications for a full-time Dental Assistant Float to work in the Mesa Clinic. This position will spend a percentage of their work time in the sterilization area based on the need in the clinic. Responsibilities include: Assisting students, residents and faculty while treating patients; Ensuring dental unit is stocked with supplies as determined by the Dental Assistant Supervisor and/or faculty Director; Ensuring correct armamentarium is available for procedures; Maintaining organization and cleanliness of unit; Maintaining suction lines, traps and DUWL; Obtaining instruments from dispensary, delivering dirty instruments back to dispensary; Sterilization of instruments as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent. Must be CPR and X-Ray certified, as well as trained and certified to provide chairside assistance for dental students and faculty. Must have 2-3 years previous dental assisting experience. Knowledgeable in OSHA standards, aseptic procedures, HIPAA regulations, sterilization, infection control, and all dental procedures and supplies. Professional appearance and strong communication, facilitation, and organizational skills a must. Must also have basic computer skills and experience with Dentrix software is preferred.
Must be CPR and X-Ray certified