University of Rochester Dental Assistant (S) in Rochester, New York


Time as Reported Grade 026 Dentistry Urgent Care


8 AM-5 PM


Position Summary:

Assists and anticipates the needs of dentists and post-doctoral residents with the provision of patient care at the Urgent Care Center.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Chair side dental assisting for faculty and post-doctoral residents.Anticipates armamentarium, specific equipment, material and supply needs for the patient and provider.
  • Expose, develop, mount and label x-rays. Duplicate radiographs, as needed. Document in system.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments, maintain orderly and sanitary work environment.Clean and maintain equipment, autoclave, chairs, cabinets, traps, suctions and floors.
  • Assists in the timely preparation of pertinent forms, reports, and documents.Accurately manages health history input into system.
  • Anticipates day to day activities, coordinating with all other staff to maintain a satisfactory level of responsiveness to patient needs.Considers and prepares for the complexity of each visit and/or procedure and the time frame required so that the Clinic/Patient schedule may be maintained or modified as needed.

Education and Experience:

Graduate of an accredited school of dental assisting or comparable experience required. Prefer one year experience as a dental assistant. Ability to speak Spanish desirable, but not required.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Dental Assistant (S)

Location: Eastman Dental Center

Job ID: 201471

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: TAR