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Dental Assistant (Certified)

790 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, USA Req #63
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Responsible to: Melissa Diehl or Assistant Team Leader
Job Summary: The Dental Assistant assist dentists in the treatment of patients and the completion of dental procedure.

Hourly Pay Range:

Uncertified Dental Assistants: $15.59/hour or higher depending on years of qualified experience

NYS Certified Dental Assistants: $18.22/hour or higher depending on years of qualified experience 

Essential Job Duties:
1) Assistance in the completion of dental procedures and maintenance of dental operatory in a manner consistent with practice standard and infection control requirements.
2) Patient Care including to be not limited to medical histories, charting, education.
3) Any duties covered under the NYS Dental Practice Act permissible under licensure.
• Computer skills in email, Microsoft Office, Dental software
• Competency in dental assisting skills and infection control procedures
• Working knowledge of DOH regulations
• Good interpersonal skills
Competencies Template: Technicians
Minimum Degree Required:
• High School Diploma/GED
Minimum Experience Required: 6 months which can include DA training program
Required License/Registration/ Certification:
• Certified Dental Assistant (Certification in Dental Assisting and meeting the requirement for Dental Licensure in NYS)
– New Hire Orientation
Physical Requirements: 
The overall nature of the position is sedentary requiring little physical effort with occasional light physical exertion required. There is little, if any, exposure to environmental conditions
• The constant physical demand of the position is sitting.
• The frequent physical demands of the position are standing, walking, climbing, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, and eye/hand/foot coordination.
• The occasional physical demands of the position are lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling, grasping, and feeling.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $18.22
  • Required Education Certification
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  • 790 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, USA