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Dental Hygiene Assistant- Alamogordo

Alamogordo, New Mexico
USD14.00 Per Hour
Job Type
19 May 2023
Job Summary

Are you looking for an amazing dental family to join? We offer a great work environment where we work together as a team to serve the needs or our patients. Patients dental health is our priority and building a place where all feel comfortable is key to the success of our practice.

Dental Assistants, or Certified Dental Assistants, are responsible for providing hands-on support to the clinical team and completing prep work so they can more efficiently care for patients. Their duties include completing intake paperwork and updating patient records, taking necessary x-rays, sterilizing and organizing dental tools and assisting during dental procedures.


Welcome and greet patients
Update and maintain patient records
Schedule patient appointments
Present treatment to patients
Assist clinicians during dental procedures
Sterilize instruments and clean rooms and ensure all infection control policies are being followed
Prepare operatories for patient visits

Required Skills/Abilities

Certified according to state regulations
X-ray Certified (after 90 days of employment)
Ability to move fast
Ability to engage with patients
High School diploma or equivalent
Basic knowledge of practice management software
X-Ray Certified (after 90 of employment)
2+ years in dental assisting is preferred but not required
Able to take impressions
CEREC Knowledge and ability to image and design restorations is desired

Education and Experience

Physical Demands

Is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms
Is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
Has the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.
Works in moderate noise
Sometimes moves boxes and files weighing up to 25 pounds across the office for various needs
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  • Job Reference: 1010175890-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Mountainview Dental
  • Location: Alamogordo, New Mexico
  • Salary: USD14.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent