Under general supervision, provides a range of clinical, administrative, and staff support to a full-range dental services operation. Assists in the performance of dental and radiography procedures; prepares and maintains dental equipment and supplies in accordance with established protocol, procedures, policies, and standards, and assists in the coordination of day-to-day patient administration, records management and office support activities.
Certified Dental Assistant Preferred
Records maintenance skills.
Knowledge of sterile procedures.
Current knowledge of and ability to follow a full range of dental clinical procedures and protocols.
Ability to work as a team member within a clinical environment.
Ability to set up and prepare dental equipment and instrumentation in accordance with established regulations and guidelines.
Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures.
Knowledge of Federal, State, and institutional, regulations and guidelines for the provision of dental outpatient services.
Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
Ability to operate, maintain and troubleshoot a wide range of dental equipment in accordance with prescribed procedures and standards.
Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques.
Knowledge of radiation safety procedures, standards, and protocols.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.