Orthodontic Assistant / Thursday only

Job Locations US-MD-Oxon Hill
Job ID
2017-4327
# of Openings
2
Type
Regular Part-Time
Category
Healthcare

Overview

We are looking for an Orthodontic Assistant for our affiliated practice, Dental One Associates, located in Oxon Hill, Maryland. This is a part-time position working Thursday only (7:30 am - 5:15 pm). Our ideal candidate will have hands on Orthodontic Dental Assistant, or formal training from a Dental Assistant program; and an x-ray license for the state of Maryland.

As one of the country's largest dental support organizations, we have more than 280 affiliated dental practices throughout thirteen states. Formed in 1991, Dental Care Alliance is a ground-breaking dental support organization created by dentists, and focused on improving the well-being of both patients and dentists.

Responsibilities

Orthodontic Assistants play an important role in the overall operations of our dental practice. They perform chair side assisting with preparing and maintaining dental instruments and instrument transfer; deliver patient personal oral hygiene instructions; prepare dental materials to include cements and impression materials, removing excess cement from brackets and orthodontic bands; pour impressions and trimming plaster models for labs and presentation; conduct instrument cleaning, sterilization/Disinfection, re-circulation, and operatory disinfection; bracket set-up, among other clinical duties.

 

Qualifications

Desired skills:

  • Must be a Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA) for the state of Maryland
  • Prior Orthodontic Dental Assistant experience, or formal training from a Dental Assistant program
  • Must have an x-ray certification for the state of Maryland

 

DCA Mission

We improve the practice of dentistry by partnering and supporting our dental professionals, so they can create a lifetime of healthy smiles for their patients.

 

 

DCA Vision

To be the trusted partner of choice for the industry’s best dental professionals.

 

 

DCA Values - USMILE

Unleash Career Potential—of our employees and partners
Service Excellence—to our professionals, patients and families
Meaningful Contribution—all can make a difference
Integrity First—in all we do
Leadership—in our field and we assume accountability
Excellence in Action—we are committed to get the job done

 

 

Our mission, vision and values are a vital part of our everyday interactions with all employees, and most importantly, with patients and families.

  

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

 

 

Dental Care Alliance. Stronger Together. 

 

 

 

 

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