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 Prosthodontic department at the Mesa Clinic.  Dental Assistant assigned to the prosthodontics clinic to assist students and faculty while they treat live patients.  Ensure dental units are stocked with supplies and orders are placed timely with dispensary department.  Maintain organization and cleanliness of the prosthodontics area.  Sterilization, OSHA Standards, HIPAA regulations, suction lines, traps & DUWL experience preferred.  Check all lab cases to ensure that they are paid in full prior to submission to the dental lab.  Order all dental implants/denture teeth and manage inventory.  Log and track student competencies and essential experiences.

Skills / Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent. Must be CPR and X-Ray certified, as well as trained and certified to provide chairside assistance for Orthodontics residents and faculty. Must have 2-3 years previous dental assisting experience, CDA 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 axiUm Ascend is preferred.

Important Notes

Must be CPR and X-Ray certified