Staff members from Prism health North Texas Oak Cliff Health Center Clinic

Dental Assistant I JobDallas, TX

Apply Now

Why You'll Love This Job

Under general supervision of a Dentist in a practice care setting, assists the dentist in providing dental treatment. Follows and supports the CARE model for patient experience.


 Responsible for regular maintenance of high speed and low speed handpieces.
 Collects and records patient health histories.
 Patient management during dental procedures, monitors patient when N20 is being used.
 Instrument transfer 4 handed dentistry while following sterile/OSHA procedures.
 Dental procedure isolation techniques.
 Prepares dental materials, cements, composite, impression materials, etc.
 Anticipates all of doctor’s needs.
 Ensures operatory is set up and broken down properly.
 Conducts maintenance of all equipment; sterilizers, ultrasonic, flush lines, clean/replace traps
 Scans reception room for patients.
 Assumes responsibility for the upkeep of the dental operatory and equipment.
 Performs routine cleaning and maintenance of assigned operatory and for assigned equipment.
 Maintain a stocked and clean operatory. Assist in updating and maintaining patient dental records to include Ortho and Perio charting as directed.
 Prevention and management of dental medical emergencies.
 Inventory control and management.
 Expose and develop radiographs while always using good radiation hygiene.
 Ensures all instruments are cleaned and sterilized/disinfected to meet OSHA, CDC, and ADA standards.
 Ensures Dental treatment room is properly disinfected.
 Explain post-operative care.
 Assist with Front Desk duties as assigned.
 Attend and participate in team meetings.
 Other duties as assigned.
 High standards for integrity, honesty, professionalism, and work ethic.
 Commitment to service excellence.
 Ability to work independently while demonstrating excellent organization and follow through.
 Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
 Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
 Self-motivated, positive, and enthusiastic.
 Self- starter with a strong desire to exceed expectations and capable of supporting a team to achieve successful results.
 Maintains confidentiality discretion.
 Ability to effectively work in collaboration with others to achieve business objectives.
 Willing to grow and be challenged.

Skills & Qualifications

 High School Diploma or GED.
 On the job training or Certification in Dental Assisting as required by state.
 Dental Assistant License as required by state.
 Current CPR, BLS or PALS required or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
 Radiology certified as required by state.
 Maintain Continuing Education (CE) as required by state.
 Nitrous certificate preferred or as required by state.
 Pit and fissure sealant certificate preferred or as required by state.
 Ability to work Monday through Friday and occasional weekends as scheduled and based on business need.
 Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills.
 Ability to travel using personal car to work at other practices as needed.
 Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, unpleasant odors, and or loud noises.
 Moderate Physical activity; requires handling average-weight objects up to 15-20 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than 4 hours per day. Sitting for extended periods of time.
 Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training.
 Work Environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
Apply Now
Back to All Jobs