Fakeeh University Hospital Careers – Dental Assistant

Website Fakeeh University Hospital

Job Description:

Job as a dental assistant bringing a smile to the faces of both coworkers and patients and working in a calm environment with high hygiene standards. Review and update patients’ health histories, record patient concerns, prepare the exam room for appointments, disinfect and sterilize instruments, clean treatment rooms, and give patients instructions for oral care after surgery. These skills are in high demand.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assembles instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to the treatment area, positioning instruments for dentist’s access, suctioning, and passing instruments.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintain dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying supplies.
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials.
  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions,
  • calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies and pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations and cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Performs procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act.
  • Readies patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth.

Job Requirements:

  • Dental health maintenance
  • Dental Assistant Qualifications / Skills:
  • Good communication skills, Preferably bilingual
  • Use of medical technologies
  • Health promotion and maintenance
  • Creating a safe, effective environment
  • Valid DHA license or Registration
  • Use of dental technology
  • Performing diagnostic procedures

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience with EMR (electronic medical records), medical terminology a plus
  • 2+ years in a dental clinic
  • Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Job Details:

Company: Fakeeh University Hospital

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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