Dental Assistant (Flushing, Queens location)


Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
New York City, NY 11354
United States

Job Start Date
11/1/2022
Application Closing Date
11/30/2022
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

Full-Time Dental Assistant - Flushing
Reports to: Practice Administrator, Dental

131-72 40th Road
Flushing, New York, 11354
United States

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the dentist, as well as the hygienists, receptionists, dental manager, and other members of the Dental staff
  • Teach basic routine oral health education to our patients, and to community groups
  • Act as a chair-side assistant to the dentist utilizing accepted four-handed dental techniques
  • Use accepted dental radiographic techniques and produce diagnostic radiographs
  • Perform basic dental laboratory procedures
  • Perform accepted dental sterilization techniques
  • Assist receptionists
  • Maintain the inventory of supplies and equipment and consult with the dental staff regarding ordering, distribution and storage
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining dental records
  • Assist in teaching new employees assigned duties
  • Assist in oral health education activities at community agencies
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Dental Assistant Certification preferred
  • Medical or Dental Assistant training preferred
  • Bilingual in Chinese/English preferred
Benefits:

The Health Center provides generous employee benefits package so you can focus on doing great work. That includes:

  • medical insurance
  • employer-paid dental and life insurance
  • retirement savings plan
  • flexible spending accounts for transit, parking, health, and dependent care
  • paid time off (28 days for the first year of employment), and
  • tuition reimbursement for eligible employees

Job Requirements
- High school diploma or equivalency
- Dental Assistant Certification preferred
- Medical or Dental Assistant training preferred
- Bilingual in Chinese/English preferredning all aspects of the practice
Employer
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Human Resources

New York City NY
United States
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