Dental Asst - Part Time - Primary Children's Hospital
Intermountain Healthcare - Salt Lake City, UT

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The Dental Assistant functions as a clinical support partner to assist the patient care team by performing various tasks in a surgical or clinic setting as instructed by a licensed professional.

Job Essentials:
1. Prepares for dental clinic and/or surgical cases by gathering required equipment, instrumentation and supplies.

2. Assists with dental procedures in a clinic or surgical setting as instructed by the licensed professional.

3. Ensures that equipment, instruments and supplies are maintained and properly cared for prior to and following procedures.

4. Maintains a neat, clean and safe environment supportive of appropriate patient care.

5. Ensures availability of resources, supplies and equipment.

6. May perform patient charting and documentation using electronic patient charting/medical record system.

7. May obtain patient x-rays for dental procedures.

8. May perform sterilization procedures for instruments and equipment.

9. May receive, prepare, mark and deliver medications as per policy.

10. May collect and label specimens for processing.

11. May perform sponge and sharps counts as per policy.

Minimum Requirements

One year of experience in a HealthCare or Dental Setting.

BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers.

Basic Computer Skills.

Utah Radiology Certification (If working in a Dental Clinic).

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pushing/Pulling, Seeing, Speaking, Standing, Walking.

Preferred Qualifications

Dantal Assistant Program Completion

Utah Radiology Certification (If working in Surgical Services).

Dental Office or Pediatric Surgical Experience.

Please Note
All positions subject to close without notice
Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

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