Dental Assistant (Provisional Appointment) NYC Health + Hospitals New York


Short Description :

Office is not acceptable towards meeting the qualification requirements Expose, develop, mount and duplicate radiographs Perform laboratory procedures including but not limited to fabrication of study molds, articulation of models, fabrication of hard and soft night guards ,…

Full Description :

Marketing Statement

In its century of service, Coney Island Hospital has established its reputation for clinical excellence and culturally competent care. The hospital has been recognized for its clinical innovations in Primary Care, Adolescent Medicine, Nuclear Medicine and Emergency Services. The hospital's staff is as diverse as the patients they serve. Interpreter services can be provided at any time of the day or night in over 130 languages.

Job Description
  • To assist the dentist chair side during examination and treatment of patient.
  • Prepare patients for dental treatment by draping with napkin, arranging dental instruments, materials and medications on chair side tray in the order that they are to be used, according to the scheduled treatment.
  • Prepare restorative materials and dental cements as required, and pass instruments to the dentist.
  • Sterilize instruments according to hospital protocol.
  • Expose, develop, mount and duplicate radiographs.
  • Provide post-operative instructions to patients.
  • Perform laboratory procedures including but not limited to fabrication of study molds, articulation of models, fabrication of hard and soft night guards.
  • Perform routine maintenance of all equipment and maintain logbook indicating proper and timely equipment maintenance.
  • Tracking patient’s prosthesis by logging cases leaving Health Center and returning from laboratory.
  • All computer functions including but not limited to making appointments, registering patients, opening and closing visits, printing dentist schedules, reactivating and reregistering patients.
  • Dental supply inventory and ordering via compute from vendor.
Minimum Qualifications

1. A four year High School diploma or its educational equivalent, including or supplemented by a course of study consisting of at least 600 instructional hours at an approved school for Dental Assistants; or
2. A four year High School diploma or its educational equivalent, including or supplemented by a course of study consisting of at least 300 instructional hours at an approved school for Dental Assistants plus six months full-time satisfactory experience as a Dental Assistant performing all of the following duties: taking, developing, and mounting dental radiographs, assisting dentist at chairside, sterilizing dental instrument using autoclave; or
3. A four year High School diploma or its educational equivalent plus one year of full-time satisfactory experience as a Dental Assistant performing the duties described in 2 above; or
4. A satisfactory combination of education and experience which is equivalent to 1, 2, or 3 above. However, all candidates must have at least a four year High School diploma or its educational equivalent.
Experience as a receptionist or clerk in a dentist's office is not acceptable towards meeting the qualification requirements.

How To Apply

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Coney Island Hospital
Human Resources Department
2601 Ocean ParkwayMain Building, Room 1W89
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Attn: Recruitment Unit
Fax: 718-616-4448

Vacancy Control Board Number

VCB #: CON-11012019-0222


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