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Boston University SENIOR DENTAL ASSISTANT, School of Dental Medicine, Clinical Affairs in BOSTON, Massachusetts

SENIOR DENTAL ASSISTANT, School of Dental Medicine, Clinical Affairs 



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Salary Grade

Grade 44

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Job Description

The Senior Dental Assistant will provide support to the Dental Assistant Supervisor to manage, mentor, and direct the daily work flow of the Dental Assistants. The incumbent will work with the Pre-Doc students in the Predoctoral Treatment Centers, and ensure all of the students are adequately supported to and empowered to provide the best care possible to their patients.

Required Skills

High school or GED required. Dental Assistant certification required. Three to five year's experience.

Individuals seeking employment with BU may be subject to the following suitability requirements. Failure to meet any of these requirements may result in ineligibility for employment:

  • Basic Background Check: Includes, but is not limited to, verification of:

  • Social Security Number;

  • Academic history

  • Past employment;

  • Licenses and credentials, if applicable

  • documented proof of immunizations for:

  • Two Measles, Mumps Rubella (MMR) - live vaccine or titers indicating immunity to Measles , Mumps and Rubella

  • Three Hepatitis B - recombinant vaccine and a Hep B Surface Antibody titer indicating immunity or a signed declination for Hepatitis B Vaccine

  • Two Varicella-zoster live-virus vaccine, or Varicella IGG AB titer indicating immunity

  • TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis i.e. whooping cough) within last ten years

  • Influenza vaccine or signed declination

  • IGRA Tuberculosis blood test.

  • Positive TST with Chest Xray and treatment information

  • Medical Clearance Process: Medical Clearance Process: includes Occupational Health evaluation and immunization/titer level review. Must be eligible to receive required vaccinations as needed

  • References: We require 2-3 professional references (no friends or family) with at least 1 previous supervisor.

Continued employment/ affiliation is contingent upon strict adherence, at all times, to all applicable safety and security rules, procedures, and protocols, as well as required training regimens.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.