Dental Assistant

Denton, Maryland
Jun 13, 2021
Jul 13, 2021
Dental Assistant
Contract Type
Job Type
Full Time

Dental Assistant
Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties

$500 quarterly COVID Recovery bonuses through 2022

Choptank Community Health
Come see how healthy YOU can be!

Located in the heart of Maryland’s Mid-Shore region, Choptank Community Health System (CCHS) is a private, non-profit community health system providing primary health care services in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties and the surrounding areas.  Our patient-focused team currently has an opening for a Dental Assistant (Expanded Functions)  to work at our dental centers in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot counties.     
Key responsibilities of Choptank’s Dental Assistant position include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing chair side assistance to dentists and dental hygienists in the provision of clinical dental care, including operative, preventative, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, and/or oral surgery procedures.   
  • Preparing, sterilizing, organizing, and setting up dental equipment, ensuring that all dental instruments are cleaned, dated, and processed according to established safety guidelines and standards.   
  • Monitoring and maintaining dental equipment, such as compressors, evacuator, radiographic equipment, sterilizers, and light curing units, in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines.   
  • Taking diagnostic quality radiographic images in accordance with dentists’ orders, assisting in the monitoring and maintenance of radiation safety procedures and protocols.   
  • Ordering and maintaining inventories of dental clinic supplies, equipment, and instruments.   

To be considered for this position, candidates must have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent & successful completion of an accredited dental assistant training program
  • Experience with Pediatric Dentistry
  • Dental radiography certification by the Dental Assistant National Board
  • Expanded Functions certification required.  Maryland Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) or Maryland Qualified Dental Assistant (QDA) credential preferred.  

If you have excellent, patient-focused clinical skills, coupled with the desire to join a winning team of healthcare professionals while earning a competitive salary and benefits, forward resume.

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