|Dental Assistant (HD.14790)|
|Organization: Lake County Government|
Hours: Part Time 7.5 Hours/Week, Saturdays 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: North Chicago Health Center, 2215 S., 14th St., North Chicago, IL 60064
Performs work in the non-professional area, assisting a dental hygienist and/or dentist in the provision of services to a patient.
Responsible for maintaining dental operator in a hygienic manner, including items of equipment utilized in the provision of direct patient care. Cleans and sterilizes dental instruments and returns to proper storage after use. Assists in exposure, processing and mounting of dental radiographs and keeping of radiographs as part of a patient's dental record. Informs supervisor of material shortages and necessity to reorder. Prepares materials or medications for use by dentist or dental hygienist and delivers them as may be required in the treatment of patients. Schedules patients for dental visits to maintain optimal productivity levels of the program. Prepares materials or medications for use by dentist or dental hygienist and delivers them as may be required in the treatment of patients. Participates in expanded duties allowed by DRE of Illinois for preventative procedures as trained. Maintains dental equipment and logs entries per designated time frames. Keeps accurate record of patient visits.
Requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Requires completion of training as a Certified Dental Assistant by the American Dental Association or 18 months of experience as a Dental Assistant.Requires the ability to handle dental instruments and materials carefully and dexterously. This position requires frequent interaction with Spanish speaking clients who have a limited understanding of the English language or who may speak only Spanish. ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONDITIONED ON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAM, WHICH INCLUDES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN.
Job Location: North Chicago, Illinois, United States
Position Type: Part-Time
Salary: 15.27 - USD
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City: North Chicago|
Country: UNITED STATES
$ 15.27 Hourly
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