Rutgers, The State University of New Brunswick is seeking a Dental Assistant for the Eric B. Chandler Health Center at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The primary purpose of the Dental Assistant position is to assist Dentist and Dental Hygienist during examination and treatment of patients. Performs both chair-side and desk-side duties, administrative work, sterilization and miscellaneous tasks.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Seats patients, adjusts chairs, drapes patient with protective covers.
Lays out dental instruments and supplies.
Daily stocks dental operatory units with supplies.
Assists and guides Dentists and Dental Students with patient management.
Provides back-up coverage for clinical staff, as needed.
Monitors infection control.
Daily cleans and maintains dental x-ray developers and barrier protection on x-ray units.
Maintains dental equipment and notifies Dental Director of any equipment in disrepair.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduate from an accredited Dental Assistant Program.
Certification as a Dental Assistant in the state of New Jersey.
Valid Dental Radiologic Technology license issued by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Basic Life Support Certification.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a dental office.
Posting Number: 19ST4227
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 101940
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.