The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is accepting application/resume for one full-time Dental Assistant. This position will perform a wide range of reversible intra-oral dental procedures under the direction of the Dentist. This individual is also responsible for back-up receptionist duties and general dental assistant duties. Takes preliminary impressions for study model and modifies impression trays as needed. Schedules, routes patients for services as required. Requisitions dental laboratory work as directed. Properly acquires records and files patient information. Provides chair side assistance during oral examination and restorative treatment, passes instruments and materials to and retrieves them from the Dentist; operates oral evacuator and suction tip to keep area operation clear; retracts tissue, cheek and tongue as required. Completes processing of exposed radiographs and marks them, with identifying information. Acquires and maintains radiology certification. Operates and maintains dental x-ray equipment to take a full range of dental intra and extra-oral radiographs, such as panoramic, periapicals, bitewing, and occlusal radiographs. Maintains a number of logs, reports and files, relating to radiographs taken. Appropriate Dental Assistant education with 1 year experience in a training program and dental clinic is preferred. Must pass a pre-employment alcohol and drug screening and background check.
If interested please send applications/resumes to: Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, Attn: Human Resource Director, PO. Box 283, Flandreau, SD. 57028
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