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Job Title: Dental Assistant
Job Number:
Organization: Harris County Public Health
Posted: 5/23/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Pasadena,  TX    USA
Position Description: 55% Chair Side Dental Assisting • Performs all duties required as a part of four handed chairside dental assisting • Takes prescribed digital dental radiographs and/or intraoral photographs as directed by the dentist • Provides instructions to the patient under the guidance of the dentist 15% Patient Appointment Control and Referral • Schedules appointments using the dental appointment software (Dentrix) • Provides patient eligibility screening utilizing Medicaider • Processes patient referrals as necessary 15% Infection Control and Sterilization • Performs infection control and instrument sterilization according to dental policies and procedures • Performs weekly biologic monitoring 5% Supply Inventory Control and Equipment Maintenance • Performs inventory and requisition of supplies as assigned ensuring minimal supply levels are maintained • Performs regular preventive maintenance as required 5% Reporting and Billing • Completes monthly program and provider production reports for submission by the 3rd of the month • Completes daily co-pay collection reports • Completes Medicaid and CHIP claims for submission to the Dentrix batch for processing 5% Other Other duties as assigned, including special tasks involved in responding to an emergency event

Qualifications: • High School Diploma or equivalent • Valid driver's license (TX upon hire) • CPR for Health Care Providers • Registered Dental Assistant by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Windows, Outlook and Word • Knowledge of basic dental assisting skills

Organization Description: Under the supervision of the Dentist(s), the Dental Assistant functions to aid the dentist(s) or dental hygienist to provide dental health services. Technical guidance may be received from the Director of Dental Services.

Closing Date: 8/23/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Idalia Mendoza,  Dental Assistant
Contact Location:

Houston   TX  77027
United States
Contact Location:
  Houston   TX  77027
  United States
Contact Phone: (832) 927-7435 
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How to Apply: countytx/jobs/2413699/dental-assistant? keywords=dental%20assistant&pagetype=jobOppor tunitiesJobs

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