A Dentist’s chair is a seat so many of us take for granted, but a visit to our Mercy Ships Dental Team can make a world of difference for the health of our patients. This team cares for thousands of patients each field service through clinical care and education.
Min. 2 Weeks
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About this Role
Our Dental Assistants works chair-side with the Dentists to provide dental care either at the land-based Dental Clinic, or on the ship, depending on the vessel.
What You Will Contribute
• Prepare dental materials for procedures
• Take radiographs of patients as needed
• Assist with instrument decontamination and sterilization
• Use your logistical expertise tracking dental instruments, supplies, equipment, and charts
• Be point of contact in orientating new assistants to the clinics
For This Role, You Will Need
• Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program will be required for commitments longer than 12 months
• Current and active experience for at least 1 year as a Dental Assistant
• Thorough knowledge of dental instruments and dental procedures
• Have relevant healthcare experience and knowledge
• English fluency and cultural awareness
Full job description available upon request.