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Dental Assistant (Henry Wade Juvenile Center)

Date:  Jul 22, 2022
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  665621

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE

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.

 

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

 

Education:

Prefer completion of a Dental Assistant program.

 

Experience:

None.

 

Equivalent Experience:

None.

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

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

 

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

American Heart Association

American Red Cross

Military Training Network

 

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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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