We have a full-time opportunity available for a Dental Assistant to work at the Metropolitan Detention Center. This is a position for 40 hours per week, working Monday through Friday. Candidates must have a minimum of 2-years professional dental assisting experience. Bilingual oral communication in Spanish a plus.
The Contract Dental Assistant shall be responsible for the following: Assisting the Dental Officer in providing examinations, restorative, surgical, periodontic and prosthodontic treatment; entering patient information into Bureau Electronic Medical Record (BEMR); Retrieving patient's records and escorting patients to proper dental specialty section; maintaining security and sterilization of instruments; conducting proper cleaning of surface areas; assuring dental supplies are stocked, well maintained and not expired, and preparing and submitting supply requests as needed, along with other duties.