Provides support to the residents, faculty and administration of the Dental General Practice Residency Program [GPR]: This includes providing assistance to dentists in providing quality and complete general dentistry to eligible children and adults according to the guidelines of the Illinois Dental Practice Act. This position requires the ability to use judgment and discretion in handling confidential communications and documents. Basic computer skills required.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Certification in Dental Assisting (DANB, CDA, COA, CPFDA, CRFDA or equivalent) preferred, graduate of an accredited dental assisting program, or a minimum of six (6) months experience working as a Dental Assistant in a dental practice.
Work requires the interpersonal and communication skills to exchange information with and deal diplomatically with a variety of visitors, patients, staff, faculty and residents including Medical Center and GPR Program management staff.
Work requires analytical skills necessary to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various problems and prioritize work.
Must have the ability to multi-task in highly demanding situations.
Excellent communications skills both written and verbal.
Must have basic knowledge of computers and dental office software.
Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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