University of Rochester Dental Assistant (S) in Rochester, New York


Full Time 40 hours Grade 026 Dentistry Urgent Care


8 AM-5 PM


*Job Summary: *

Assists and anticipates the needs of dentists and post-doctoral residents with the provision of patient care in a fast paced clinic. Assists in the coordination and operation of the Clinic.

Job Duties:

  • Chair side dental assisting for faculty and post-doctoral residents.Anticipates armamentarium, specific equipment, material and supply needs for the patient and provider.
  • Expose, develop, mount and label x-rays. Duplicate radiographs, as needed. Document in system.
  • Maintain orderly and sanitary work environment.Clean and maintain equipment, chairs, cabinets, hoses and floors.
  • Assists in the timely preparation of pertinent forms, reports, and documents.Accurately manages health history input into system.
  • Anticipates day to day activities, coordinating with all other staff to maintain a satisfactory level of responsiveness to patient needs.Considers and prepares for the complexity of each visit and/or procedure and the time frame required so that the Clinic/Patient schedule may be maintained or modified as needed.


Graduate of an accredited school of dental assisting. Prefer 1 year experience as a dental assistant. Ability to speak Spanish desirable, but not required.

  • Ability to work and interact in a culturally diverse environment
  • Personally committed to understanding and meeting the unique needs of patients.
  • Ability to complete duties within the specified timeframe and maintain the established clinic schedule
  • Ability to communicate well with staff and patients
  • Ability to work outside of normal established work hours on occasion.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Dental Assistant (S)

Location: Eastman Dental Center

Job ID: 210218

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time