DENTAL ASSISTING JOBS

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graduates as well as new graduates, some of the opportunities do not require job experience (suitable for new graduates),

while others are for more seasoned graduates and require year(s) of experience in the field.

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1. Dental Assistant

Dr. Janet Stopka, DDS – Email Hiring Manager

Location: 16W289 83rd Street Suite D - Burr Ridge, IL

Full Time

Summary of Job Description: Our dental office in Burr Ridge, IL is looking for a part-time/full-time dental assistant for about 32 hours a week Monday-Thursday, with an occasional Friday morning. Description: Chairside dental assistant for a biocompatible dentist; x-rays and impressions; 4 handed dentistry; sterilization; and Dentrix software. Interested in speaking with completed dental assisting program graduates or students that are close to completion. Position start date is immediate.

 

Questions, or For More Information, CONTACT: Nancy Irwin, info@safedentalsmiles.com or (630) 568-3406.

 

2. Dental Assistant

Tru Family Dental (TFD) - Info. & Apply

Location: 2215 Enterprise Drive, Westchester, IL

Summary of Job Description: As a Dental Assistant, you’ll enjoy state-of-the-art technology while being surrounded by camaraderie and support. This is where patients come first, and continuous learning is encouraged! Hard-working and motivated, the successful candidate will bring a passion for providing the best patient care to the communities they serve. Duties: Greet and welcome patients from the start of their dental journey, as well as sustain patient comfort and provide appropriate education throughout treatment; Conduct a thorough review of the patient’s health history in order to provide quality care; Take and process x-rays and other diagnostic assessments (iTero 3D scanner, digital photography, etc.); Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act; Utilize Dentrix for patient scheduling and record keeping; and more.

 

 

3. Dental Assistant

Swedish Hospital, Part of NorthShore - Info. & Apply

Location: Chicago, IL 60625

Part-Time

Summary of Job Description: The Dental assistant participates in all functions of the dental office. Assists with billing for procedures and cash collection. Orders supplies. Performs scheduling of patients. The dental assistant performs a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties, and works chair-side as dentists examine and treat patients. They make patients as comfortable as possible in the dental chair, prepare them for treatment, and obtain their dental records. Assistants hand instruments and materials to dentists and keep patients' mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices, and also sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment, prepare trays of instruments for dental procedures, and instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care. And more.

 

 

4. Dental Assistant

North American Dental Group - Info. & Apply

Location: 160 E Boughton Rd, Bolingbrook, IL

160 E Boughton Rd, Bolingbrook, IL

Full Time

**Sign-on Bonus $2,000.00**

Summary of Job Description: Provide assistance to dentists during procedures including preparation and documentation. Educate patients on their treatment plans as well as maintain their oral health. Provides excellent chair-side clinical support and assistance to Doctors and Hygienists which includes, but is not limited to, charting and operatory set-up and clean-up. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment possessing excellent interpersonal skills such as establishing positive relationships with our team and patients. Ability to communicate professionally both orally and in writing with a service-oriented approach. Take dental radiographs/x-rays when prescribed along with all other dental assisting tasks. And more.

 

 

5. Dental Assistant

State of Illinois - Info. & Apply

Location: 114 N Orchard Dr, Park Forest, IL

Full Time, $3,443 - $4,742 a month

Summary of Job Description: Department of Human Services position. Under immediate supervision, performs non-professional duties assisting in the routine handling of individuals, instruments, and supplies in the Dental Department of Ludeman Developmental Center; completes and files case histories and treatment records on individuals; promotes oral hygiene for individuals.

6. Dental Assistant

Thomas E Newman DDS - Info. & Apply

Location: Elmhurst

Full Time, Part-Time

$18 - $21 an hour

Summary of Job Description: Small family-owned and operated Elmhurst restorative dental practice looking to add a dental assistant to our great team. We are looking for someone who meets the following requirements: - Chair-side experience assisting for restorative procedures such as crowns, composites, and bridges - Ordering and inventory of supplies - Regular maintenance of office equipment - Proficient in taking radiographs - Open to training with Dentrix Ascend office system - Digital experience with x-rays and impressions a plus, but not a necessity - A friendly team player who is caring and hard-working We are looking for a candidate who can start ASAP.

7. Dental Assistant

Arch Dental Group - Info. & Apply

Location: Lombard, IL

Full Time

**$1,000 Sign On Bonus & Starting Pay up to $30/Hour**

Summary of Job Description: Are you experienced? Self-motivated? Consider yourself a go-getter? Our private dental practice is looking for you to join our team at our practice in Lombard! Apply today if you have at least 3 years of dental assisting experience, take excellent x-rays and impressions, and enjoy learning in a fast-paced environment. As our cross-trained dental assistant, you will have to work closely with both our dentists and our front office. We’ll also need you to: Assist the dentist by being fully prepared with instruments and materials needed for specific procedures; Sterilize instruments and disinfect treatment rooms in accordance with OSHA, CDC, and infection control guidelines; Expose high-quality dental radiographs and take Intra oral photos; Answer phones, schedule appointments.

8. Dental Assistant Hiring ASAP!!

Dental 360 & Associates - Info. & Apply

Location: Chicago, IL 60618

Part-Time, Hiring 2 for Position

$15 - $20 an hour

Summary of Job Description: Dental 360 & Associates is seeking an EXPERIENCED, energetic, friendly, skilled, hard-working, dedicated, and organized Dental Assistant to join our team. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred. Some of the job responsibilities include the following: Prepare rooms by sterilizing instruments and moving equipment into place; Assist in updating and maintaining client dental records; Perform routine dental cleanings and assist in the performance of more complicated surgical procedures; Provide support to dentists and staff as needed; Offer patients advice and materials necessary to maintain good dental health; Prevent the spread of infection and disease by maintaining a clean work environment; Assembles instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to the treatment area, positioning instruments for dentist’s access, suctioning, and passing instruments; and More.

9. Dental Assistant

United Dental Partners - Info. & Apply

Full Time, Up to $23 an hour

Summary of Job Description: Our premier dental practice, located in the Cicero IL area is looking for a full-time Dental Assistant for an immediate start date! Preparing dentistry patients, ensuring that they are comfortable, and offering another set of hands for procedures. Assistants must help Dentists to clearly see problems and changes within a patient's mouth. This often requires taking x-rays of the bone structure of a patient's jaw, as well as taking photographs of the teeth. Greet patients, explain the procedure, and importantly put the young patient at ease.

10. Dental/Surgical Assistant for Oral Surgery

Oral and Facial Surgery of Naperville - Info. & Apply

Location: 10 W Martin Ave, Naperville, IL

Full Time, $21 - $27 an hour

Summary of Job Description: We are looking for a super-star, experienced Dental/Surgical Assistant to join our thriving oral surgery practice. Work hours for this full-time position are rotational on a weekly basis, Monday - Friday, based on the team's needs - 7:30 am-4:30 pm, 8:00 am-5 pm and 9 am-6 pm. The ideal candidate MUST have the flexibility to work each shift when needed. Some Key Responsibilities: Provide complete support to the surgeon throughout routine in-office surgical procedures, including extractions, placement of dental implants, apicoectomies, and removal of pathological lesions; Participate in monitoring patient’s vital statistics during surgery; Review pre-op and post-op instructions with patients; Review patient health history and make updates using our practice management software; Acquire diagnostic x-rays; Prepare and break down surgical tray and operatory; and more.

11. Dental Assistant

Art of Modern Dentistry - Info. & Apply

Location: Chicago, IL

Full Time

Summary of Job Description: Art of Modern Dentistry is seeking a full-time, experienced dental assistant to join our South Loop team! The candidate we seek must be detail-oriented, efficient, and able to consistently deliver exceptional service to our patients. The candidate we are seeking possesses the following skillset: Preparing patients for dental work; Helping with infection control by sterilizing and disinfecting instruments, setting up instrument trays, preparing materials, and assisting with dental procedures; Assisting dentists in managing medical and dental emergencies when necessary; Assisting dental hygienists with procedures when necessary;  Providing great patient care; Recording treatment information in patient records; Exposing dental x-rays from dental diagnostics and caring for dental x-ray equipment; Giving patients information on dental hygiene, oral health care, and plaque control programs; and more.

12. Dental Assistant - Expanded Duties

St. Bernard's Hospital and Health Care Center – Info & Apply

Location: 326 West 64th Street, Chicago, IL

Full Time

Summary of Job Description: St. Bernard Hospital is seeking a Dental Assistant/Expanded Duties that will be responsible for assisting the dentist in the clinical treatment of patients; performing expanded clinical functions as directed by a dentist; monitoring inventory for dental, medical, and other clinical supplies; helping in the preparation of purchase orders for supplies; maintaining sterilization and disinfection protocol in the clinic; maintaining patient records; and maintaining recall system with Lead Dental Assistant.

13. Dental Assistant

Premier Dental Center – Info & Apply

Location: 309 West Ogden Avenue, Naperville, Illinois

Full Time

**$3,000 Sign-On Bonus**

Summary of Job Description: Premier Dental Center is seeking a motivated and team-oriented dental assistant to help us provide world-class service to our patients. Our 2-doctor practice is all about patient care, teamwork, and having fun. Previous Dental Experience is a plus. If you are self-motivated, flexible, willing to learn, and open to feedback, please apply today to learn more.

14. Dental Assistant

Tru Family Dental – Info & Apply

Location: Flossmoor, IL

Summary of Job Description: As a Dental Assistant, you’ll enjoy state-of-the-art technology while being surrounded by camaraderie and support. This is where patients come first, and continuous learning is encouraged! Hard-working and motivated, the successful candidate will bring a passion for providing the best patient care to the communities they serve. Duties: Greet and welcome patients from the start of their dental journey, as well as sustain patient comfort and provide appropriate education throughout treatment; Conduct a thorough review of the patient’s health history in order to provide quality care; Take and process x-rays and other diagnostic assessments (iTero 3D scanner, digital photography, etc.); Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act; Utilize Dentrix for patient scheduling and record keeping; and more.

15. Dental Assistant

Bridgeport Smiles – Info & Apply

Location: Chicago, IL 60643

Full Time

Summary of Job Description: Our long-standing office in Bridgeport is looking for an experienced dental assistant to join the team! At Bridgeport Smiles, we are dedicated to improving your oral health and helping you achieve your perfect smile. Our team strives to create a comfortable experience for our patients through our compassionate care and the family-like atmosphere. Our ideal candidate is someone with previous chairside experience, with a certificate in coronal polishing and applications of sealants.

16. Bilingual Dental Assistant

Pillars Community Health – Email Hiring Manager

Location: 110 Calendar Ave., La Grange

Full Time

Summary of Job Description: Under the general supervision of the Dental Services Supervisor, the DA provides skilled dental clinical support to assist the Dentist(s) and Hygienist(s) in the dental operatory. Assist with referrals, sets up operatory, sterilizes tools, sanitizes chairs and equipment according to standard, monitor patients during treatment, provides clerical, clinical, and maintenance support for the effective functioning of the Dental Center; provides interpretation services between patient and provider(s) as necessary helping patients

maintain and improve their oral health. Treats patients professionally and with dignity.

Questions, or For More Information, CONTACT: Ana Adan, Senior HR Generalist, aadan@pchcares.org or 708-995-3787.

17. Dental Assistant

Keys Medical Staffing - Info. & Apply

Location: Chicago, IL

Full Time, $16.50 to $17 Hourly

Summary of Job Description: We currently have positions available for talented, proactive, and energetic Dental Assistants. The Ideal candidates will possess Standard Clinical skills as well as exceptional character. Our team members are dedicated and committed to making an impact on our team to accomplish the mission, goals, and vision of our practice. Welcome patients into the dental office. Prepare customers for treatments or checkups ensuring their comfort. Select and set up instruments, equipment, and materials needed. Sterilize instruments according to regulations. Assist the dentists through 4-handed dentistry. And more.

18. Dental Assistant II

The University of Illinois at Chicago – Info & Apply

Location: Chicago, IL

Full Time, Starting Pay $15.23 per hour

Summary of Job Description: The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago has an immediate need for reliable, enthusiastic, self-starting dental assistant IIs who enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment. Duties: provides assistance during dental procedures by transferring instruments, manipulating dental materials, retracting and evacuating oral cavity, and assisting with sedation; arranges equipment, pre-tray setups, dental materials and supplies, and patients’ records; reports on malfunctioning operatory or x-ray equipment to appropriate personnel; help identify and report general maintenance problems in the clinic; assists supervisor in the ordering, stocking, inventorying and distribution of supplies and equipment; ensures supplies and equipment are clean and put away after use; instructs dental students in utilization of services of dental assistants; and more.

19. Dental Assistant I / II

Heartland Health Centers – Info & Apply

Location: Chicago, IL

Full Time

$35,500.00 To $41,000.00 Annually

Summary of Job Description: Fluency in Spanish required. The Dental Assistant I/II, under supervision, assists the Dentist in the routine handling of patients, instruments, supplies, and materials. Essential Duties: Prepares operatories and equipment for daily use in the morning as well as securing the same at the end of the day; Performs preliminary inspections of the mouth and documents chart findings. May take blood pressure readings; Assists patients in completing a health questionnaire and other clinic paperwork; Prepares tray of instruments and supplies required for the patient, and serves as the dentist’s chairside assistant by handling the various instruments and supplies as instructed; Sterilizes and polishes dental instruments, oils and cleans equipment per maintenance schedules; and more.

20. Dental Assistant

Aunt Martha's Health & Wellness – Email Hiring Manager

Location: Chicago Heights, IL (must be able to travel to other locations)

Summary of Job Description: This position is responsible for assisting the Dentist and if needed, the Dental Hygienist in the direct provision of primary care dental services to patients of the community health center. DUTIES: Serve as the chair-side assistant to the Dentist or if needed, Dental Hygienist; Prepare operatory for patient treatment as per Dental Department protocols and the Dentist or Dental Hygienist’s directions; Expose and develop dental radiographs in accordance with state regulations and law as well as Dental Department directive and protocol; Assist in answering patient’s questions regarding minor procedures as authorized by the Dentist or Dental Hygienist; Perform independent procedures as delegated and directed by the Dentist in accordance with state regulation and law and department policies and procedures; Maintain Dental Department equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s directions and department policies and procedures; Maintain adequate operatory supplies for inventory control and ordering purposes; Maintain a list of all Dental Department patients, monitor patient flow, and assist the Dental Director, Dentist and Dental Hygienist in assuring that all patient records and documents are properly and accurately completed and filed; Ensure the sterility of all reusable dental instruments and equipment in accordance with department policies and procedures; Ensure the proper disposal of all contaminated or potentially contaminated materials in accordance with department policies and procedures as well as state and federal regulations; Complete all Core Curriculum training(s) required for the position.

Questions, or For More Information, CONTACT: Karina Moreno at kmoreno@auntmarthas.org or 708-679-8111.

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