Dental Assistant at The Floating Hospital

Long Island City, NY 11101

About the Job

The Floating Hospital, a non-profit healthcare provider that has been providing services for 150 years, is seeking a highly motivated Dental Assistant for IMMEDIATE, full-time placement at our site in Long Island City.


Essential functions include:

·         Preparing the treatment room for patients by following prescribed procedures and protocols

·         Taking dental x-rays

·         Documenting dental care services by charting in patient records

·         Providing instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist’s access; suctioning, passing instruments

·         Providing materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth

·         Making preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts

·         Provide postoperative instructions as prescribed by the dentist

·         Ensure operation of dental equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs

·         Maintaining dental supply inventory

·         Other duties as assigned


Candidate must possess a NYS Dental Assistant certification and have the appropriate certification in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  Bi-lingual (Spanish) and experience with electronic health record preferred.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits. EOE.


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