Assist the dentist during examination and treatment of patients
Provide diagnostic aid, including exposing and developing radiographs, taking and recording medical and dental histories, recording vital signs and taking preliminary impressions for study casts as needed.
Perform prophylaxis and fluoride treatments on children, and give oral hygiene instructions.
Prepare operatory, instruments, and patient for dental treatment
Coordinate arrival and departure of patient with receptionist
Properly clean and sterilize (or disinfect when appropriate) instrument equipment, operatory, and laboratory as patient flow or procedures dictate
Five post-operative instructions to the patient as prescribed by the dentist
Possess a working knowledge of medical emergencies and assist in the management of them
Assist dentist in screening and education programs, including off-site
Restock and order supplies and maintain inventory control as assigned by the Center Manager with input from dentist.
Responsible for maintenance of autoclave, x-ray developer, and water system at specified intervals.
Internal Number: DA1
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North Florida Medical Centers, Inc. is a 501c (3) not-for--profit, Federally Qualified Health Center serving North Florida. Our facilities are committed to providing comprehensive primary health care services, including primary care and dental services. As of January 2019, all North Florida Medical Centers HRSA funded centers are PCMH recognized. Become part of a team that is committed to improving the health of the communities we serve.