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Senior Dental Assistant - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Tufts University


Date Posted Dec. 6, 2023
Title Senior Dental Assistant - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Health Services
 
 


What You'll Do


Under limited supervision, the Senior Dental Assistant will perform advanced and more specialized technical procedures assisting general dentists and specialty dentist’s chair side. The Senior Dental Assistant may complete expanded duties and functions.

 

Duties:

  • Assists chair side with advanced specialized technical clinic procedures providing expert care to all dental practice patients.
  • Take digital radiographs (panoramic, PAs, bitewings).
  • Work in dental laboratory pouring models, polishing crowns and dentures, making impressions and making temporary crowns.
  • Set up and break down of dental operatories using proper infection control procedures.
  • Stock, organize & maintain cleanliness of the dental operatories assuring appropriate supply standardization.
  • Responsible for sterilization and maintaining equipment and materials in accordance with OSHA, federal and state guidelines.
  • Access and maintain patient electronic health records.
  • Verify insurance eligibility and coordinate prior approval process.
  • Enter treatment charges into the patient care system.
  • May answer all patient, provider, and insurance phone calls.
  • Receive and post point of service patient payments.
  • Schedule and confirm all patient appointments.


What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through High School Diploma/GED.
  • 3-5 years related experience.
  • Massachusetts Dental Assistant License.
  • Radiology Certification.
  • Experience with patient care system.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Familiarity with clinical care, institution, or university experience.
  • Demonstrate willingness to articulate creative and innovative ideas for improving daily clinical activities, and
    laboratory procedures.


Pay Range

Minimum $21.80, Midpoint $25.95, Maximum $30.10
 
Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.


 
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