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"Dental Assistant"
Job Description - Part 2 - Typical Daily Activities

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Activities for: "Dental Assistant"

1) Assisting and Caring for Others -- Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.


2) Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.


3) Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.


4) Developing and Building Teams -- Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.


5) Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.


6) Training and Teaching Others -- Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.


7) Performing for or Working Directly with the Public -- Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.


8) Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others -- Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.


9) Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.


10) Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.


11) Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others -- Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.


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12) Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.


13) Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.


14) Communicating with Persons Outside Organization -- Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.


15) Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others -- Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.


16) Performing Administrative Activities -- Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.


17) Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.


18) Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.


19) Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.


20) Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships -- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.


21) Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.


22) Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.


23) Provide Consultation and Advice to Others -- Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics.


24) Scheduling Work and Activities -- Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.


25) Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.


Job Description for "Dental Assistant" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Dental Assistant"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-R-E        SOC:  31-9091.00


 

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