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  • Dental Assistant

    Nashville, TN 37203

    Posted: 03/14/2023 Pay Rate: $22 - $23 per hour

    Job Description

    Job description

    Dental Assistant (DA): Function as part of a team assigned to a clinic, outpatient facility, dental laboratory, or other healthcare arenas.

    Duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

    • Provide healthcare services under the supervision of a dentist
    • Provide assistive services to a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental technician
    • Process X-rays if certified to do so as per state regulations
    • Perform expanded functions if trained with appropriate current certification
    • Organize and complete business, healthcare, and insurance records as directed
    • Work with patients who may be disoriented, hostile, or confused

    Primary duties may include:

    • Provide instrument and operative infection control
    • Prepare instrument trays
    • Instruct patients on proper oral hygiene and post treatment care


    • Complete state required Dental Assistant training
    • Possess current, applicable licensure/registration as required on a state-by-state basis
    • Retain X-ray certification or state registration to practice as a Dental Assistant
    • Prefer other certifications such as EFDA, RFC, EFODA, or CADA/ADA; not required
    • Have training infection control and use of personal protective equipment
    • Must have six (6) months current experience as a DA required
    • Require verbal and written skills in English
    • May be required to pass a drug test, if allowed by state law
    • Successfully pass a background check

    Job function requirements:

    • Able to stand eight (8) to 12 hours per work schedule. Able to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion
    • Must have reliable transportation
    • Dress appropriately for the healthcare setting by wearing modest attire with minimal accessories that include sturdy, closed toe shoes. Hair should be styled for the professional work environment

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $22.00 - $23.00 per hour



    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Vision insurance




    • 8 hour shift
    • Day shift
    • Monday to Friday


    Ability to commute/relocate:


    • Nashville, TN: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)




    • Dental assisting: 1 year (Required)




    • Certified Dental Assistant (Required)


    Work Location: One location


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