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Dental Assistant

Location : Seattle (Wallingford), WA
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : Direct 68818
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : Registered Dental Assistant
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Practice Description:  This dentist's office is looking for a Dental Assistant to help us become more efficient and provide a pleasant patient experience. All levels of experience are encouraged to apply.
We are a long-established family dentistry practice close to downtown, with a warm, supportive team and a loyal, charming patient base. Most of our services are completed in the office, using modern dental technology such as CEREC, 3D printing, and laser, to name a few. 

Job Description:

Welcome and seat patients, prepare them for treatments or checkups, and ensure their comfort.
Select and set up instruments, equipment, and materials needed
Sterilization and room turnover
Assist the dentist through 4-handed dentistry
Undertake lab tasks as instructed
Provide oral hygiene and post-operative care instructions
Keeping the office well-stocked, ordering supplies, and monitoring inventory
Maintain accurate patient records and assisted with the transfer of power from clinical care to the front desk for checkout
Skills needed are:
Well-organized, reliable, and respectful of office regulations, systems, and protocols
Provide excellent communication with patients and staff
An interest in evolving your assisting skills, and a motivation to participate in staff meetings
Previous experience as a dental assistant [all levels of experience are welcome to apply]
Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods and an understanding of WA state health & safety regulations
The ability to perform regulated non-surgical tasks like coronal polishing is a plus.
Additional certification or training is an asset (e.g. EFDA)
High school level of education; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred
Competitive pay, health insurance, retirement, vacation, and sick pay benefits are offered.


Pay Range: $25.00 to $35.00

Bonus: As goals are achieved

401K: Yes

Medical: Yes

Dental Insurance:  Yes

Paid Time Off: Vacation Pay, Compensation Pay, Holiday Pay

Other Benefits:

Relocation Support:

Staff Details:

Number of Dentists: 1

Number of Registered Dental Hygienists: 0

Number of Assistants: 0

Number of Front Office Staff: 1

Number of Sterilization Techs: 0

Required Qualifications :


Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Years Experience Required: 1

Required Skills: Dental Assisting for at least one year

Other Requirements:  

About Dental Professionals

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Full-time Flexible: You can qualify as our full-time employee, and we’ll provide you with a competitive pay and benefits package! YOU DECIDE YOUR SCHEDULE. Work when YOU want and as much as you want. You can have the flexibility to work around YOUR life rather than trying to fit in life around your work schedule.

Per Diem: Pick up an occasional shift whenever it fits your schedule, while you’re between jobs, or during an office closure.

Temp to Hire: Work per diem jobs while seeking a full-time position, sometimes as a working interview with a potential employer.

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