We are looking for a highly talented Dental Assistant for general dentistry. This position is part time 2-3 days a week. Requires at least 2 years of chair side experience. RDA or CDA is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have a good work ethic, ability to handle multiple priorities and is a self-starter. Strong interpersonal and communications skills are required. Compassion and respect for others is essential.

VINA is a non-profit 501c3 clinic, treating the low-income adult residents of Livingston County.  We work with University of Michigan dental students and hygiene students at certain times throughout the year. The clinic is run by a small staff and many volunteers. We are funded by grants, fundraisers and individual giving. We provide our patients with the highest quality of care. Our staff is extremely talented and genuinely cares about every patient as well as each other.

Please send a resume and cover letter.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

-Take and develop radiographs
-Prepare patients for treatment
-Assist doctor during treatment
-Perform instrument sterilization and infection control in office
-Clean and stock operatories
-Control inventory of clinical supplies
-Occasional clinical notes and treatment documentation in charts
-Willingness and ability to be a strong team member and display a positive attitude
-Exceptional human relations skills of compassion and care
-Ability to work at a fast pace and be self-motivated
-Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients and staff under pressure
-Some knowledge of dental software
-Ability to speak and use dental/medical terminology correctly
-Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities well

-Registered or Certified Dental Assistant preferred or at lease 1 year of chair side experience
-Radiology certification
-OSHA – Sterilization knowledge
-Knowledge of dental software
-MS Office

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

All resumes can be emailed to office@vinadental.org

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