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Dental Assistant

at Dental Care Alliance

Posted: 3/15/2020
Job Reference #: 9202

Job Description

Job LocationsUS-NY-Yorktown Heights
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# of Openings
Dental Assistant


Jefferson Valley Dental is looking to hire a full time Dental Assistant to join our dynamic team in Yorktown Heights, New York 10598. The ideal Dental Assistant will have training from an accredited dental program; have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Dental Assistant and be x-ray certified in the state of New York. We're looking for an individual with a team player mentality who can multitask in a high paced environment, all while providing the ultimate patient care. We offer excellent an salary plus benefits.


Job Description:

Supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.


  • Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepares patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient's mouth.
  • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Documents dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in a dental office
  • Formal training from an accredited dental program
  • x-ray certification in the state of New York

Additional benefits for full-time employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental services
  • Life insurance
  • Vision
  • Paid time off
  • 6 paid holidays off
  • 401k to name a few

Jefferson Valley Dental is a highly successful affiliated practice of Dental Care Alliance (DCA).