VNA of Central Jersey Dental Assistant, Asbury Park & Keyport in New Jersey

Community Health Center (CHC) offers comprehensive, community based, preventive, primary care and wellness services for New Jersey residents of all ages at four convenient locations.CHC health care services are designed to meet the specific needs of the entire family – from annual check-ups and immunizations to sick visits, mental health counseling and critical prenatal care.

We are currently looking for a Dental Assistant to join our team.

Work as a team player to support dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.

  • Supports organization’s mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their job with a focus on positive interpersonal relationship with co-workers

  • Assists the Dentists and Dental Practice Manager in developing, implementing and evaluating the operation strategies of the Dental Center

  • Provides assistance with patient care and dental health screenings in accordance with agency guidelines and regulatory requirements

  • Provides oral health instructions, Post operative instruction and education to patients as appropriate

  • Prepares documentation and provides administrative support to the Dental Center

  • Sterilization of instruments following FQHC/State DOH guidelines and maintain logs and records according to agency’s policy

  • Adheres to agency infection control and safety policies

  • Adheres to the organization’s policy in regards to absenteeism and appearance

  • Omission of specific duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Registered Dental Assistant a plus, Certified Dental Assistant required

  • Valid NJ Radiology license

  • Ambulatory Sterilization Certification a plus (will be required by 1st work anniversary)

  • Strong computer skills

  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills

  • Valid NJ Driver’s license

  • Bilingual Spanish/Creole a plus

Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Business Office Environment within a fast paced healthcare center with heavy customer service, phones and computer use; client/customer contact; sitting, fine motor hand movement, standing, walking, lifting 40 pounds, pushing, reaching, pulling

Specific Equipment Used: x-ray machines, drills, dental instruments, decontamination and sterilization equipment.

ID: 2018-3645

External Company Name: Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey

External Company URL: www.vnacj.org