UPMC Dental Assistant - Port Allegany in Coudersport, Pennsylvania
Are you interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunities for growth and development? Join our team at UPMC Cole as a Dental Assistant! This full-time role comes with an excellent benefits package, which includes, Tuition Assistance, Paid Time Off (PTO), Health Benefits, Paid Holidays, and so much more!
UPMC Cole is hiring a Full-Time Dental Assistant to support dental services at their Pine Street Location in Port Allegany. This is a daylight position Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Delivery of clinical Dental/Orthodontic care and assist in ensuring the Department's operations are performed in an orderly, efficient manner.
Page, greet, and seat patient. Weigh patient if applicable. Prepare electronic documents including discharge summary and school/work excuse.
Assist in the clinic and hospital OR and Satellite locations including proper room set up, chairside assisting, and clean up in accordance with hospital and clinic standards.
Take and pour study model impressions, trim and finish cases, mail and receive appliances and models from laboratories
Give and receive accurate and complete information to parents and doctors while displaying professionalism.
Perform all necessary housekeeping procedures including keeping all work areas properly stocked. Manage spills and patient accidents
Take and develop radiographs of a consistent, good diagnostic quality for review by the dentist.
Mix various cements and materials and place topical anesthetics and rubber dams on patients.
Pass instruments to the Dentist/Orthodontist during Dental/Orthodontic examinations and procedures using four-handed dental assisting techniques.
Maintain equipment and supplies with oversight from the Clinic Coordinator.
High school diploma or equivalent. Completed a structure dental assisting program in four-handed dentistry (or have 3 years of equivalent work experience). Dental Radiology Certificate required or obtained within 6 months of employment.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Dental Radiology Certificate required or obtained within 6 months of employment.CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Dental Radiology Certificate
Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
Act 33 with renewal
Act 34 with renewal
Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran