Dental Assistant - Clifton Park, NY

  • Sector: MRS Dental
  • Contact: Smith Williams
  • Client: Medical Recruitment Strategies
  • Location: Clifton Park, United States of America
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 22 May 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH394937_1652453544
  • Contact Email: swilliams@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com

Dental Assistant ensures that quality patient care is a priority. Dental Assistants are an essential part of the team that helps the dentist to set up equipment, educate and prepare patients for treatment, aid the dentist in the safe and efficient execution of procedures, and record and document procedures as directed by the Practice Leader.

Schedule: Full-time, Mon-Wed 8a -5p, Thur 8a-1p (Thursday will eventually become a full day)

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Greet and prepare patients for treatment in a timely, pleasant, and professional manner.
  • Sterilize and prepare instruments for tray setups before dental procedures.
  • Take diagnostic-digital imaging as prescribed by the dentists.
  • Practice within the legal scope of assistant duties with or without certification, depending on state regulations.
  • Maintain meticulous records on patient charts and documents.
  • Setup and break down rooms according to infection control protocols between patients.
  • Communicate patient and equipment needs with co-workers.
  • Other duties as assigned by Practice Leader and/or Dentist.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Adhere to OSHA guidelines, HIPAA Privacy Policy, and clinical operating procedures.
  • Work with and maintain all dental equipment.
  • Positively contribute to a respectful and collaborative working environment.
  • Facilitate patient comfort, care, and satisfaction professionally.
  • Present to work during scheduled shifts (see office manual for specifics).
  • EagleSoft experience preferred.
  • 2-handed chairside dentistry.

Education and Experience

  • At least one year of dental assisting experience.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Other State License/Certification Requirements based on the state you are employed in.
  • Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Certification preferred.


Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods of standing and bending.
  • Must be able to lift <15 pounds at times.


Benefits for Full-Time Employees*

  • PTO, paid holidays, office closure days
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental allowance
  • 401(k) Eligibility
  • And many more!