Dental Assistant

Job ID 2020-2991
Client & Job Location : Location US-HI-Hickam
Category
Dental Assistant/Hygienist
Type
Regular Full-Time
Sector
Government

Overview

Saratoga Medical currently has an immediate opening for a Dental Assistant to work in the Naval Health Clinic in Hawaii. The Dental Assistant will be working a full-time 40 hour work week schedule, Monday through Friday only, with 8.5 to 9 hour shifts between the hours of 6:00 am - 4:00 pm. 

Provide services to the active duty population! 

Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance in one or more phases of difficult restorative, prosthodontic, oral surgical, endodontic, or peridontal treatment. 
  • Receives and schedules patients for treatment 
  • Sterilizes instruments, and prepares surgical trays 
  • Assists dentist at chair side. Performs intra-oral procedures as directed by dentist. 
  • Operates dental X-ray equipment 

Qualifications

  • Must possess a Dental Assistant certificate 
  • Certified in radiography 

Must have successfully completed ONE of the following: 

  • Certificate or Associate Degree as a dental assistant/technician from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA) and 12 months experience within the preceding 36 months 
  • Certification from a military dental technician or dental assistant school and 12 months experience within the preceding 36 months
  • Certification from a Red Cross Dental Assistant course and 12 months experience within the preceding 36 months 
  •  36 months experience within the preceding 60 months as a dental assistant in a private practice or a military clinic 
  • Membership in good standing with the American Association of Dental Assistants with required continuing education and 12 months experience within the preceding 36 months 
  • Graduation from a state accredited program for dental assistants or dental technology within the preceding 12 months 

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