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Penn State Health Dental Assistant - Dental Clinic in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: Days


Provides care and support to patients under the direction of the physician and/or mid-level provider. Contributes to the planning and delivery of patient focused care as well as some registration duites.


Must be able to assist four handed dentistry

Proper set up for each procedure

Clean area after each procedure

Consistently follows Infection Control guidelines in the sanitizing and sterilization of instruments

Takes X-rays as needed

Assists doctors in the pouring of molds


High school diploma or GED equivalent required

Must Dental Assistant Diploma or Certification


In the last three (3) years, one (1) year experience as a Certified Dental Assistant in a clinic or acute care setting preferred


Must have a Dental Assistant Diploma or Certification.

Current CPR certification preferred

X-Ray Certified

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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