Dental Assistant

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Provides clinical support functions to dentists by: cleaning, sterilizing and arranging instruments, equipment and rooms; supporting the production of radiographs; maintaining necessary stocks and supplies; moving and monitoring patients; and generally opening and closing the clinic.

-Must have graduated from a Dental Assistant program.


Equivalent Experience

- Must have a current Heartsaver CPR course completion card within 90 days of hire and/or placement in job from one of the following:

oAmerican Heart Association
oAmerican Red Cross Rescuer
oMilitary Training Network.

- Must have current Dental Assistant registration with Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.

Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, hospital staff and the general public.
-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of dental assisting techniques and equipment.
-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of oral surgery instruments and reconstructive surgery on patients.
-Must be able to maintain records of all necessary data.
-Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill in meeting age related and handicapped patients' needs.
-Must be able to demonstrate skill in taking radiographs, blood pressure, D-sticks, cleaning and sterilizing equipment, and in recognizing the names of instruments and the order in which they are used.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Parkland Hospital
Full time
Dallas, TX 75201, US