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Extended Duties Dental Assistant

Louisville, KY

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Description

Now Hiring Extended Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) for local Health Center!

Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

$15.00/hr.

 

Example of Duties:

  • Places temporary and permanent restorations in teeth and shapes to proper contour.
  • Prepares patients for treatments and obtains dental records.
  • Assists the dentist at chair side.
  • Removes sutures and places rubber dams as directed by dentist. Takes, develops, and mounts x-rays.
  • Records patient's personal information and medical history and records dental treatment and charges. Changes x-ray solutions and sterilization solutions.
  • Sterilizes instruments by appropriate techniques. Performs routine maintenance on dental equipment.
  • Participates, as necessary, in meetings, seminars and initiatives. Adheres to standard precautions.
  • Performs related work as required.

 

 

 

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Six months of verified expanded duties dental assistant experience
  • -OR- completion of an Expanded Duties Dental Assisting training program.
  • Completion of a radiation safety class, as defined by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry.
  • Bilingual Preferred
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