Some of the duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
-Chair side assisting with faculty, staff and residents.
-Take and pour up alginate impressions, trim models weekly.
-Take digital cephalometric and panoramic radiographs and digital photographs.
-Place and remove arch wires, ligatures and elastics. Remove excess cement as directed.
-Use electronic record keeping and imaging computer systems.
-Select and fit orthodontic bands. Assist in banding and bonding new construction.
-Direct patients in oral hygiene instruction; perform clinical crown prophylaxis as directed.
-Retrieve and file patient charts daily. Monitor retention and dismissed cases.
-Prepare units for procedures to be done each day. Includes distribution of sterile instruments and items according to daily resident assignments.
-Assist four or more residents while utilizing eight or more chairs according to the daily schedule.
-Answer chart, patient, parent phone calls and questions regarding emergencies and instruct patient home care and/or schedule appropriate appointment
-Sterilizes, maintains instruments and equipment in the clinic, laboratory and sterilization area.
-Maintain general clinic cleanliness.
This position is in our Orthodontics Division in the Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences. This clinic is a fast based teaching based clinic where Faculty, Staff and Students work together daily.
Salary Range: $38,833.60 to $50,336.00 USD/year
*This position is represented by a bargaining unit, AFSCME Health Care. Dues or fair share deductions will be made.*