Dental Assistant - Adolescent Health - Full Time - Days

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Dental Assistant - 2424180


Roles & Responsibilities: 

 Assists dentist during examination and treatment of patients. Seats patients and adjusts chair and equipment; drapes patient with sterile and other appropriate covering. Lays out dental instruments and supplies.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Lays out dental instruments and supplies. Hands instruments to dentist during examination and treatment as instructed or required.
2. Retracts patient's mouth; operates suction equipment to maintain mouth free of secretions and sponges mouth at intervals.
3. Administers mouthwash; assists in tooth extraction or other surgical interventions in oral cavity.
4. Sterilize and cleans linens and instruments; prepares for use.
5. Maintains records of dental examinations, conditions found, treatments and appointments.
6. Assists dentist in examination and treatment of patients as outlined in summary.
7. May assist in taking and developing dental X-rays.
8. Mixes amalgam and other filling materials as requested by dentist.




BLS Certification required




Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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