University of Rochester Dental Assistant (S) in Rochester, New York


Full Time 37.5 hours Grade 026 EIOH Community Dentistry


8 AM-5 PM


*Job Summary: *

Assists and anticipates the needs of dentists and post-doctoral residents with the provision of patient care and maintains the clinic environment at your assigned clinic for the day. Job interactions apply to both internal and external customers.

Job Duties:

Chair side dental assisting for faculty, dental hygienist and post-doctoral residents. Anticipates armamentarium, specific equipment, material and supply needs for the patient and provider. Following the patient appointment, complete required laboratory work such as pouring denture, partials, and crown models, and setting up fluoride trays for preventive therapy.

Expose, develop, mount and label x-rays. Duplicate radiographs, as needed. Document in E.HR.

Clean and sterilize instruments, run spore test and log results, maintain orderly and sanitary work environment. Clean and maintain equipment, autoclave, chairs, cabinets, traps, suctions and floors.

Assists in the timely preparation of all forms, reports, and documents. Accurately manages health hx input into E.HR. Reviews charts for daily preparation. Supports and assists in research.

Maintains inventory of clinic equipment, instruments, and supplies and initiates requests for replacement and repairs. Ensures removal of outdated materials and products, timely drawer review.

Participates in the training of dental assistant students. Assists the Lead Dental Assistant in the orientation of dental assistant staff.

Ensures provider has a full schedule of patients with DA lead, front desk and school based coordinator interaction (if applicable)


Graduate of an accredited school of dental assisting or comparable experience required.

  • Prefer 2-4 years dental assistant experience
  • CPR Training
  • Ability to speak Spanish desirable, but not required.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Dental Assistant (S)

Location: Eastman Dental Center

Job ID: 207424

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time