Perform chair-side assisting of dentist, clinical support services and assigned related work under the direct supervision of the Dental Director.
Assist dentist chair side during patient procedures within the scope of general dentistry using four handed delivery techniques.

Proficient in taking clinically diagnostic digital X-rays, and maintain equipment as outlined in safety manual and radiation safety manual.

Sterilize, disinfect, and maintain instruments and operations according to OSHA and clinic protocols.

Perform daily start-up and close-down procedures in operatories and lab.

Set-up and clean-up operatories, materials, and equipment needed for dental procedures

Take patient blood pressures and record in chart.

Accurately chart results of oral exam as instructed by provider.

Perform child prophylaxis, fluoride treatment, and place sealants.

Take alginate impressions, pour and trim models, and prepare cases for outside lab.

Monitor Nitrous oxide administered by provider.

Perform oral hygiene instructions.

Handle and dispose of infectious and hazardous waste according to clinic protocols.

Answer phone, screen calls, confirm appointments, and do recall as needed.

Order and inventory supplies, and perform inventory audits as scheduled.

Attend staff meetings and contribute to planning and workflow of dental clinic.
Have respect, courtesy and great rapport with patients and staff.

High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Certificate of graduation from an accredited dental assisting school.
Maintain a current active registration in dental assisting in the state of Minnesota.
Previous work experience desirable.
Clinical fluency in Spanish preferred.
Expanded functions preferred.
Desire to work within a dental public health center.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Maintain a current active registration in dental assisting in the state of Minnesota.
Current in CPR for providers.
Full time position. May include one evening and occasional Saturday hours.

Contact Dr. Pham for more details 651-241-1087