Dental Assistant- Advanced Education General Dentistry

Dental Assistant- Advanced Education General Dentistry

Chief Purpose of this Position

The Dental Assistant supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental clinic and/or task delegated by the treating dentist, attending faculty dentist, dental resident or student.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required

  • Knowledge of dental procedures, dental self-care, utilization of materials, instruments and equipment is required.
  • Knowledge of standard infection control protocols.
  • Knowledge of daily preventative maintenance of dental instruments, equipment and accessories.
  • Knowledge of techniques used in dental radiography in compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Advanced knowledge of restorative implant systems.
  • Knowledge of dental office administrative procedures and principles of dental office record keeping.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and superior customer service skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to consistently deliver high level of customer service.

Education level and experience required:

  • Minimum two years of experience preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • X-Ray Certification required.
  • CPR certification preferred.
  • CDA Certification preferred.

Hiring Range: $18 - $21 per hour, based on relevant work experience.

 ***Please submit your resumes and cover letters to pvtdentjobs@vcu.edu. In the subject line please reference the job title. Additionally, referrals are always welcome, email their resumes and cover letters to the above email as well.*** 

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Please submit a completed VCU Dental Care Employment Application Form for immediate consideration. Due to the volume of applications, no phone calls please.


Updated on Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:57:00 EDT

VCU Dental Care is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability and/or age.