Permanent Dental Chairside Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Somerset West, Helderberg

Merand Corbett & Ass

Experienced, qualified chairside assistant required.
Established practice requires a candidate who is able to perform the following duties:

Clean and sterilize equipment before and after surgery

Prepare patients for surgery: checking blood pressure and supply medicine

Prepare surgical instruments needed for surgery

General assistance to Dr i.e. taking photos during surgery

Cleaning suction pipes

Make sure all implants are available ahead of surgery

Responsible for a clean and sterile surgery and examining rooms (supervising cleaning)

Prepare instruments and stock for surgery in hospital

Responsible for year-end stock count and pricing

Assist with the appointment book

Assist with answering telephone and general smooth running of the practice

Ensure that all computers in surgery and examining rooms are up and running

Ensure that the system is up and running

Ensure that the dentures of the patients are packed ahead of surgery

Load patient’s scans on CD as and when necessary

Arrange disposal of medical waste

Arrange collection of specimens for Pathcare

Must be willing to start early and work late as and when required

Job Reference #: CPT000230/AG