Job Description

Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health at A.T. Still University is seeking applications for a full-time Dental Assistant to work in the Orthodontics department at the Mesa Clinic. Position is responsible for sterilizing of used instruments of the Orthodontic Clinic and checking out clean instruments to Dental students, residents and faculty. Incumbent must be proficient and comfortable with infection control procedures. Will serve as a dental assistant floating to the orthodontic clinic to perform four-handed orthodontic chairside assisting duties, along with maintaining operatories and cabinets are fully stocked.   Incumbent will float between clinic and sterilization areas. Also responsible for taking radiographs and I-Cat images as needed.

Skills / Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent plus one year technical training or schooling. Sterilization and handling of instruments, break-down and set-up of units OSHA Standards, HIPAA regulations, suction lines, traps, DUWL, basic chairside assisting skills, ICT preferred. 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 DEXIS is preferred.

Important Notes

Must be X-Ray and CPR certified.