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Company: Oneida Nation
Location: Green Bay, WI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure


This is a trainee position which will learn and assist the Dentist in all phases of restorative, prosthodontics, surgical, endodontics, and periodontal treatment as provided in general dentistry. Help ensure a safe and friendly environment for the patient. Continuation of this position is contingent upon funding allocations.

1. Will learn and assist the Dentist in the following: a. Provide chair side assistance to dentists and/or dental hygienists in the performance of dental procedures, to include operative, preventive, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, and/or oral surgical procedures.
b. Provide oral health care to patients of OCHC dental clinic and any current or future satellite clinics with the use of portable equipment.
c. Remain with dentist and patient during procedures.
d. Ensure that all instruments, chart and radiographs are in the chair side area prior to the arrival of the patient.
e. Receive and direct the patient to the appropriate area of the clinic for anticipated treatment needs.
f. Clean, disinfect and sterilize instruments.
g. Develop and processes dental radiographs in accordance with provider orders; assists in the monitoring and maintenance of radiation safety procedures and protocols.
h. Prepare, sterilize, organize, and set up dental equipment, ensure that all dental instruments are cleaned, dated, and processed according to established clinic guidelines and standards.
i. Maintain a clean oral working area; record all exam findings completely and accurately in the patient chart; may act as an interpreter between patient and dentist as needed.
j. Provide instructions for patients in oral hygiene techniques and post operative instructions both verbally and in written form.
k. Perform rubber cup and toothbrush prophylaxis and topical fluoride applications.
l. Take study model impressions and pour, trim and label models.
m. Fabricate custom trays and performs other laboratory procedures such as denture repairs, mouth guard fabrications.
n. Complete preauthorization process for dental claims.
o. Clean and disinfect dental chair and chair side procedures in a timely manner after patient is dismissed and before next patient is seated.
p. Ensure the cleanliness of physical clinic by performing housekeeping duties and periodic maintenance of filers and traps. q. Monitor and ensure the stocking of supplies at chair side unit and reporting items needed to be ordered.
r. Maintain Universal Precaution guidelines at all times during patient care (Mask, Gloves, Eye Protection, Rubber dam usage) and wash hands before and after de-gloving.
s. Maintain sterilization room and lab area in a clean, orderly manner.
t. Monitor and maintain dental equipment, such as compressors, evacuator systems, radiographic developing equipment, sterilizers, and light curing units, in accordance with manufacturers' guidelines. u. Follow and maintain all relevant federal, state, and institutional regulations, guidelines, policies, and standards for the provision of dental clinical services.
v. Participate in and attend in service and educational programs to improve and learn new skills.
w. Maintain patient files. Ensure all paperwork is accurate and filed appropriately in a timely fashion.
x. Assist in training new dental assistants.
y. May fill in for front desk as needed.
z. Treat patients with dignity and respect. 2. Contribute to a team effort and accomplish related results as required.
3. Adhere to all Tribal Personnel Policies and Procedures, Tribal Standard Operating Procedures, and Area and Program Strategic Plans and Policies.
4. Maintain strict department security, confidentiality, and quality to meet professional standards of the department.
5. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.

1. Frequently sit, stand; walk, talk and hear, use hands, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel crouch, or crawl, push or pull, and be able to reach out and pick-up and hold small objects.
2. Occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
3. Work is generally performed in a climate-controlled setting with a moderate noise level. Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens. Exposure to latex products on a routine basis. Expose to aerosols, powders and dust.
4. Evening and/or weekend work may be required.
5. A Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and/or a 2 step TB Skin Test is required within thirty (30) days of employment.

1. Ability to work as a team member within a clinical environment.
2. Ability to exhibit good personal hygiene and good personal oral hygiene at all times.
3. Ability to communicate effectively in the English language, both verbally and in writing.
4. Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
5. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
6. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in verbal or written format.
7. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
8. Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
9. Ability and willingness to provide strong customer service orientation.
10. Ability to obtain Oneida Certification on reporting Child Abuse and Neglect within ninety (90) days.
11. Must be CPR and Red Cross First Aide Certified or the ability to obtain within three (3) months of employment. Must maintain CPR and Red Cross First Aide Certification during employment.
12. Must adhere to strict confidentiality in all matters. (Must sign a confidentiality statement prior to employment.)
13. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) training is required prior to starting this position.
14. Must be willing and able to obtain additional education and training.
15. Employees are required to have proof of immunity or dates of 2 doses of MMR and proof of immunity or dates of 2 doses of Varicella prior to starting in any position within the Oneida Comprehensive Health Division. Any refusal of vaccination(s) or failure to provide proof of immunity may disqualify the applicant
16. Must pass a pre-employment drug screening. Must adhere to the Nation's Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy during employment.
17. Must pass a background security check with the Oneida Nation in order to meet the Employment Eligibility Requirements, Tribal/State Compact and/or Oneida Nation Gaming Ordinance as they pertain to the position. A temporary license or Gaming License issued by the Oneida Gaming Commission is required as a condition of employment and continuing employment within the Oneida Nation's Gaming Division.

Applicants please clearly state on the application/resume if you meet these qualifications.
1. Six (6) months of dental assisting, chair side experience.

Applicants please clearly state how you meet these qualifications on the application/resume.
1. Must be an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation.
2. High School Diploma, HSED Diploma or GED Certification is required. Applicants age fifty (50) and older are exempt from this requirement.
3. Must be able to obtain Dental Assisting Certificate from a Nationally Accredited Program and the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation within Two (2) years of employment or an agreed upon timeframe.

1. Must provide a copy of diploma, license, degree or certification upon employment.
2. Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination required.

Department: Dental Clinic
This is a full time position
Job Code: 05189
Closing Date: Until Filled
Responsible To: Dental Supervisor

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