Dental Assistant Job Description
The following is a full job description for Dental Assistant. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Dental Assistant along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Dental Assistant is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Dental Hygienist, Librarian Assistant, Controller Assistant, Treasurer Assistant, Pathology Assistant, Executive Assistant, Physician Assistant - Medical, Meeting/Event Assistant, Office Services Assistant
Requirements and Responsibilities For Dental Assistant
Assists with oral surgery and other procedures under the direct supervision of a dentist. Prepares and arranges needed tools and instruments for scheduled procedures. Hands necessary tools and equipment to the dentist and provides assistance during treatment. May record findings, change barriers, or sterilize equipment. Requires an associate's degree from an accredited program and 0-2 years of experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a dentist.
Also Referred to as: Dentist Assistant, Dental Assistant
Similar Jobs:  Dental Hygienist, Librarian Assistant, Controller Assistant, Treasurer Assistant, Pathology Assistant, Executive Assistant, Physician Assistant - Medical, Meeting/Event Assistant, Office Services Assistant
Categories:  Non-Profit and Social Services, Healthcare -- Technicians
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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