Dental Assistants - Level 1 for HealthWorks Leesburg


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

163 Fort Evans Road, N.E.Leesburg, VA 20176

About

VOLUNTEER LEVEL 1 DENTAL ASSISTANTS NEEDED FOR HEALTHWORKS LEESBURG

DENTAL CLINIC HOURS ARE 8:00AM TO 1:00PM AND 2:00 PM TO 5:00PM MONDAY - FRIDAY

A Background check is required.

Proof of Level 1 Dental Assistance Completion Certification Required with Application

Duties for a Level 1 Dental Assistant can include the following:

  • assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
  • taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)
  • asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse
  • serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
  • providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)
  • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
  • taking impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth)
  • performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer
  • communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)
  • helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery
To apply please send an email to SCleveland@hwnova.org along with a copy of your resume and your dental assistance Level I certification. Upon receipt of the above documents I will then send you a volunteer application to complete.

Skills

  • Dental
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • volunteer one day, morning or afternoon a week
  • We ask that you commit to volunteering for 6 months with coming at least 3 times a month

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