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2814 - TRC - Dental - Dental Assistant

880 E 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #980
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1958. From our humble beginnings as a gathering of parents and concerned citizens who wanted to provide educational and training opportunities for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, The Resource Center has grown into a comprehensive agency providing services to thousands of persons with all types and levels of disabilities.

The Resource Center is the largest non-governmental employer in Chautauqua County with more than 1,300 employees on its payroll.

The mission of The Resource Center is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life.

DENTAL ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION RESPONSIBLE TO: Practice Manager FUNCTION: To provide assistance to the Dentist in performing dental procedures. To prepare operatories and patient for scheduled procedure. To be responsible for patient instruction regarding follow-up scheduling, recording and documentation, supply care and inventory, and other related duties in a professional and confidential manner. To provide general organization of equipment and patient treatment areas as necessary. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working knowledge of dental office procedures and dental terminology; must be self-directed and motivated to complete daily assigned tasks; able to work under pressure to meet demands of professional staff and/or patient; must possess writing skills, flexibility, neatness, organization, and good time management skills. Physical condition or reasonable accommodation(s) commensurate with responsibilities of the job. Annual certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma/GED and zero (0) up to and including two (2) years experience as a Dental Assistant. Note: Graduate of an accredited Dental Assistant program can substitute for one (1) year of experience as referenced above. IDENTIFIED KEY COMPETENCIES: Not yet identified DUTIES: OTHER DUTIES: Refer to appendix REQUIRED TOOLS: Refer to appendix Revision Date: 05/31/2019 Health Services THE RESOURCE CENTER Grade 13; Non-Exempt PTO/CAT: 3 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma/GED and zero (0) up to and including two (2) years experience as a Dental Assistant. Note: Graduate of an accredited Dental Assistant program can substitute for one (1) year of experience as referenced above.

The Resource Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, military status, domestic violence status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, physical or mental disability, any other category protected by law, or any other non-job related characteristic. As needed, The Resource Center will provide reasonable accommodations for disabilities to employees and applicants whenever such accommodation would not create an undue hardship or a safety concern in the conduct of TRC’s operations.

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  • Job Family TRC
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 880 E 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA