Dental Assistant - Military veterans preferred

DynCorp Recruiting (


  full-time   employee


Job Summary
Assist the doctor with all dental procedures and provide customer service to the patient.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Provide outstanding customer service for the patient; excellent chair side manner
  • Assist the doctor with all dental procedures
  • Take radiographs of patients using standard dental radiographic equipment
  • Perform efficient and accurate procedures to help maintain doctors' schedule and patient flow
  • Help clean the office and treatment rooms
  • Review patient chart prior to doctor arrival and log appropriate patient data during exam and treatment as well as transcribe doctor notes in patient chart
  • Maintain patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance
  • Follow organizations safety policies and procedures
  • Verify patient health history (basic health review, medications, understanding impact with dentistry) and document appropriately in patient’s chart.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Have knowledge and understanding of dental terminology sufficient to perform job successfully
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time
  • Ability to use specialist equipment
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Dedicated to ensuring the highest quality of care to patients
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel

Experience & Education

  • Completion of a dental assistant licensing program
  • Certification in CPR
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as a Dental Assistant
  • Comprehensive understanding of dental instruments

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Recurring physical exertion such as extensive walking, bending, stooping, reaching, crawling, and similar activities
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions