Intermountain Healthcare Dental Asst - Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID:213161
Greater Salt Lake area

About Us

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Job Description

The Dental Assistant functions as a clinical support partner to assist the Dental team by performing various tasks in a busy Pediatric Dental Office located at Primary Children’s Hospital.

Essential Job Duties

  • Prepares for dental clinic cases by gathering required equipment, instrumentation and supplies.
  • Assists with dental procedures in a clinic under the supervision of a licensed professional.
  • Ensures availability of resources, supplies and equipment.
  • Ensures that equipment, instruments and supplies are maintained in accordance with hospital and clinic standards prior to and following procedures.
  • Performs sterilization procedures for instruments and equipment in accordance with hospital and regulatory standards.
  • Maintains a neat, clean and safe environment supportive of appropriate patient care.
  • Performs patient charting and documentation using electronic patient charting/medical record system.
  • Obtains patient dental x-rays and diagnostic photos.
  • May receive, prepare, mark and deliver medications as per policy.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: Based on Experience
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details:16 to 20 hours/week, hours and days vary within 8:00 to 4:30 Monday-Friday Clinic hours of operation.
  • Department: Dental Clinic

Minimum Requirements

  • Utah Radiology Certification (if working in a Dental Clinic).
  • BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers.
  • One year of experience in a healthcare or dental setting.
  • Basic computer skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pushing/Pulling, Seeing, Speaking, Standing, Walking.

Preferred Requirements

  • Charside Dental Office experience strongly preferred
  • Dental Assistant Program Completion.
  • Pediatric Dental Office experience

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 20

Primary Work Location Primary Children's Hospital

Expertise Patient Care Support / Technicians

Job Type Part Time

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City