DENTAL ASSISTANT

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/25/2018

Address

Bronx
New York
United States

Description

Montefiore School Health Program

 

Organization’s profile:

 

Montefiore Medical Center, the university hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, operates four acute care hospitals with more than 1,500 beds, including the 126-bed Children’s Hospital that provides primary, specialty and subspecialty health care to infants and children up to 21 years old. Montefiore Medical Group (MMG) provides exceptional primary and specialty care services at more than 20 locations to residents of the Bronx and Westchester County. MMG offers comprehensive medical care in a multitude of medical specialties for every stage of life, from children to seniors.

 

The Montefiore School Health Program (MSHP) provides comprehensive medical and mental health services at 22 school-based health centers in the Bronx with a growing number of sites providing dental and community health services. The mission of MSHP, in collaboration with the Bronx community, is to eliminate health disparities facing children living in the Bronx by providing full access to high quality comprehensive primary and preventive health services regardless of one’s ability to pay. 

 

Dental Assistant

The Montefiore School Health Program is recruiting part-time dental assistant to join the largest full service school-based health  program  in the country (http://www.montefiore.org/school-health-program). Under close supervision, this position assists the dentist in the performance of dental procedures. 


Qualified Candidates must possess the following:


  • Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: oral and dental anatomy; fundamentals of physiology; sterile techniques; oral hygiene; dental materials; instruments; dental treatment room procedures; medicines; systemic diseases; dental radiography techniques and procedures; dental health programs; infection control procedures; equipment maintenance requirements; and physical properties of dental materials.
  • Education. Completion of high school or GED is required.
  • Possesses a Dental Assistant certification recognized by the U.S. Department of Education accreditation programs and at least 2 years practical experience as a dental assistant 
  • Experience in functions such as taking dental radiographs, maintaining dental equipment, and assisting dentist in patient treatment is mandatory.


Position Details

Position is five days a week from 8:00 am  to 3:30 pm.



Benefits

Excellent benefits are provided under 1199 SEIU Healthcare Workers East.

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Spanish preferred


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

How to apply: e-mail resume to Debra Sperling, DMD., Dental Director, School Health Program, Montefiore Medical Center, dsperlin@montefiore.org.


No phone calls, please.


MMC is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.



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