Dental Surgery Assistant*

Job ID:  4674
Job Function:  Ancillary
Institution:  Alexandra Hospital

As a Dental Surgery Assistant, you will work with stakeholders to deliver friendly and safe care to patients with the key aim of providing excellent patient care and satisfaction.


Duties & Responsibilities

• Help patient feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment.

• Maintain patient medical and treatment records and dentists' listing to ensure smooth flow of patients.

• Assist in providing patient care information and instructions prescribed by Dentist to patient e.g. Post op instructions, oral hygiene instructions Responsible to prepare and setup instrument trays and materials required ready for dental procedures

• To assist dentist during dental procedures, providing proper instruments and assistance to facilitate patient care.

• To assist in taking and developing dental diagnostic x-rays.

• Assist dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies.

• Assist to handle and manage patient's feedback.

• Check and disinfect used instruments in the clinic.

• Check , pack and sterilize instruments/ instrument sets in the department.

• Ensure timeliness and constant.

• Clinic rooms' materials are availability of sterile instruments / instrument sets for daily use in the department.

• Ensure proper disinfection and maintenance of dental chairs, equipment, working surfaces and instruments.

• Report any incidences such as malfunction, defects or loss of instruments and equipment promptly.

• Ensure proper inventory and storage of all instruments and supplies in accordance to first in, first out (FIFO) principle.

• Provide orientation and guidance for new hire.

• Assist in compilation and submission of clinic statistics.

• To conduct OJT and audit on a team of Dental Assistants on work processes and grooming standards.

• To plan and assign staff coverage for lunch, urgent leave or medical leave.

• Any other assigned duties by supervisors.



• Minimum GCE "O" Level or equivalent

• Healthcare experiences with Certificate in Dental Assistant Course preferred

• Possess good interpersonal and communication skills

• At least 2 years of relevant working experience

• Standing for long hours

• Possible exposure to radiation when assisting in x-ray taking


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