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Position type Regular Full-Time
Department Dental

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi

1400 Pelham Parkway South
Bronx, NY 1046

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Salary $38,500


Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals’ wellness.

PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States.  Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.  


NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi, located in the Bronx, accommodates more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than 100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital is renowned for The Trauma Center, staffed to treat any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva University.


NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx handle more than 156,000 outpatient visits, more than 50,000 emergency room visits and more than 7,500 admissions annually in the 232-bed facility. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.



To assist dentist with direct patient care and other related responsibilities. 



  • Demonstrates knowledge of the Privacy and Security rules outlined in the HIPAA guidelines
  • Successfully completes the mandatory three day HHC orientation
  • Adheres and conforms to all hospital and departmental guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Maintain appropriate stock of dental supplies in assigned operatories
  • Set-up and clean up all dental operatories before and after treatment
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment
  • Chair-side assisting of dentists
  • Takes dental radiographs-intra and extra oral and 3D imaging
  • Cleans instruments to be sterilized and maintains clinic equipment in good hygienic condition
  • Cleans and organizes dental laboratory in dental clinic as needed
  • Maintains an up to date clinic laboratory log
  • Mixes amalgams, composites, cements, impression materials and other materials
  • Mix and pour stone into dental impressions
  • Requests supplies for the clinic
  • Maintains clean and orderly work environment
  • Performs other related dental assistant duties as required or as determined by the Chief of Service or his/her designee
  • Dental assist in the Operating Room, if necessary
  • Maintain all current mandated training, including, but not limited to, fire/safety, infection control, Multistar training, basic life support
  • Identifies problems and communicates to immediate supervisor; offers appropriate solutions
  • Demonstrates complete working knowledge of all dental equipment within the department
  • Participates in quality control procedures and quality assurance
  • Prepares daily work log as required
  • Adheres to the departmental attendance policy
  • Participates in identified professional organizations, external meetings and seminars, and film critique in-service activities as required to maintain professional acumen
  • Assists in departmental orientation and training of new hires and students
  • All other duties as required by the department




  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited Dental Assistant program or at least one year of full-time satisfactory experience as a Dental Assistant performing the duties described above
  • Dental Assistant Certification preferred
  • Good written and oral communication
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire


Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
  • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
  • Generous paid time off program
  • Salary Range: $38,500



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