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Dental Assistant

Detroit, Michigan
USD20.00 to USD30.00 Per Hour
Job Type
19 May 2023
Enable Dental is opening its newest office in Detroit, Mi in July 2023!

We are looking for Dental Assistants who are interested in a stable and exciting career working in the mobile dentistry field. Enable Dental teams bring dental care to underserved patients in assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes. This is not a traditional, brick-and-mortar office! This is a stepping stone into the dental field which could lead to opportunities such as a lead assistant, clinical practice manager, and more! At Enable Dental, we are committed to providing the best environment for our patients and our staff.

This team will begin (paid) training in late July and is projected to begin seeing patients in early-mid August 2023!

Dental Assistant Benefits:

Opportunity for career advancement
Professional & Personal growth
Onsite Training
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Short-Term Disability, Life Insurance
Professional Development/Tuition Reimbursement
Paid Time Off
10 Paid Holidays
Paid Maternity Leave / Paid Parental Leave
Employee events such as an annual holiday party or happy hours

Dental Assistant Job-Type: Full-Time, Monday-Friday work days, 8:00AM-5:00PM (No weekends, no nights)

Dental Assistant Requirements:

Current CPR and First aid certification
Full COVID-19 vaccination and boosted (or) Valid, documented exemption
Radiology / X-Ray license or certification
At least 2 years of chairside dental assisting experience (general dentistry preferred)
Previously held a lead dental assisting position/ can take on a lead role (preferred)
Top-notch communication skills
Strong computer skills
Current drivers license - comfortable driving a small van - clean driving record

Dental Assistant Responsibilities:

Assist dentist and hygienist with common dental procedures such as (fillings, crown preparations, crown seats, extractions, dentures, and root canals)
Chairside assisting
Must be able to take free-hand x-rays
Full COVID-19 vaccination with booster (or) Valid, documented exemption
Select and set up instruments, equipment, and material needed
Keep sterilization room clean and well-stocked
Maintain autoclaves and units
Provide compassion and understanding to all patients
Dental equipment, instrument, and tools sterilization
Must be able to lift heavy objects up to 40lbs
Must be comfortable driving between senior living facilities to see patients
Coordinate accepted treatment and lab cases
Maintain an office that is stocked with supplies and products needed to make the days run seamlessly
Travel with the dental team to each treating location helping to load and unload the van, drive when necessary
Be familiar with compliance tasks and willing to do them weekly
Strong sense of ownership
Other duties as assigned
Most importantly, have fun while serving our community!

Learn more about us:

COVID-19 considerations:

Enable Dental takes all precautions necessary, with proper PPE, to make sure everyone stays safe and healthy.
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  • Job Reference: 1010174375-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Enable Dental
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Salary: USD20.00 to USD30.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent