Dental Assistant Australia

Dental Assistant Australia  ANZSCO  423211:

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Dental Assistant Australia ANZSCO  423211:

Description

Prepares patients for dental examination and assists Dental Practitioners, Hygienists and Therapists in providing care and treatment.

Skill Level

4

Group: 4232 Dental Assistants

Description

prepare patients for dental examination and assist Dental Practitioners, Hygienists and Therapists in providing care and treatment.

Tasks

  • receiving and preparing patients
  • arranging and handing instruments, medication, and other dental requisites to Dental Practitioners
  • preparing dental materials and processing X-rays
  • using suction devices and water sprays
  • performing routine maintenance on equipment
  • sterilising and preventing cross infection of equipment
  • may advise patients on dental health education and post-operative care and procedures
  • may act as receptionist for Dental Practitioners
  • may perform billing and other clerical tasks

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

  • 423211 Dental Assistant