Management & Training Corporation Dental Assistant in Hartford, Connecticut

Dental Assistant

Medical

Hartford, ConnecticutReqID: 21329

Operated by Management & Training Corporation (MTC), The Hartford Job Corp Center is a no-cost education program that helps young people improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. Combining both modernity and old world charm, Connecticut’s capital city offers world class dining, international cultural attractions, and award winning entertainment venues. Apply today for an opportunity to make a difference with MTC, a leader in social impact.

Description

Essential Functions:

  • Assist dentist in performing services by preparing patients in chair and handling required instruments, equipment and dental plastics.

  • Sterilize instruments and keep office stocked with required supplies.

  • Arrange and maintain appointment schedule.

  • Keep records of patients.

  • Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to student. Prepare related reports.

  • Provide postoperative and oral hygiene instructions as prescribed by the dentist.

  • Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.

  • Assist in taking patient X‑rays.

  • Perform limited clerical duties, utilizing knowledge of medical terminology, clinic or laboratory procedures; type correspondence, reports; operate office equipment.

  • Interview incoming patients and record information required.

  • Measure ingredients and prepare dental amalgam.

  • Conduct inventory and receive supplies.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Current x-ray certification. One year experience preferred. Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency also required. Unless waived by management, valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran