Piedmont Health Services, Inc.
  • Carrboro - Carrboro Dental
  • $20.48-$23.05
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

 Dental Assistant II 

Piedmont Health Services 

Monday-Friday (40 hours per week)

Full Time Benefit Eligible 

Carrboro

About Piedmont Health Services
Piedmont Health Services, Inc. (PHS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in North Carolina. Dedicated to delivering top-tier, accessible, and inclusive primary healthcare, PHS has proudly served for 54 years and remains the largest community health center in central NC. Operating 10 Community Health Centers, two PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) SeniorCare facilities, and 2 Mobile Health Units, PHS extends its services to residents across five counties, including Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Orange, and Lee.


What's an FQHC?
Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) are community-based healthcare providers that receive funds from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Program to provide primary care services in under-served areas.

 

Job Summary 

Assist the Dentist chairside with dental procedures, independently performs direct patient care functions, performs laboratory procedures, sterilizes and manager dental instruments, dental radiographs (expose, process and mount), coordinates patient traffic, manage dental supplies and dental equipment maintenance. Spanish Speaking a plus.

Minimum Qualifications 

Certification:  Certification as a Dental Assistant II, Radiology Certification , Coronal Polishing Certification and CPR-Basic Life SupportMust have a combination of at least 1 year of education and/or experience.                                            

Travel: Local travel to and from dental center sites, and out of the area travel for conferences or meetings occasionally.                                             

Computer Skills:  Microsoft Office, email/internet and ability to learn other healthcare related software.

Patient Population Served

Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric   Diverse . . .

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

Requires full range of body motion, finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires standing and sitting for extensive periods of time.  Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours. Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids.  Exposure to conditions common to a dental clinic environment.

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