Traveling Pediatric Dental Assistant


SPECIALTY UNIT: Pediatric Dental Assistant

LOCATION: Traveling between Lumberton/New Brunswick/Hamilton

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent

In search of an energetic, motivated, and organized dental assistant with a positive attitude who is looking for growth and development in their field, and the opportunity to ascend in a growing organization that puts the care of its patients and the satisfaction of its employees first. If this interests you and you want to work in an enjoyable and fun environment that promotes learning and teamwork, look no further. We offer up-to-date equipment and technology, experienced and friendly staff and dentists who truly care about their patients. This position is offering competitive compensation and a benefits packages that include medical, 401k, vision, and more. Experience is preferred but training is available. Please send us your resume! We would love to hear from you!

Specialty: Pediatrics

A qualified candidate will be traveling between our North Brunswick, Hamilton and Lumberton locations.


· Chairside Dental Assistant certificate preferable

Dental Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

· Responsible for assisting the Dentist in rendering patient care, maintaining inventory control in the operatories where treatment is rendered by the Provider, and maintaining public area appearance

Dental Assistant Major Duties

· Assists the Dentist in rendering patient care

· Reinforces preventative maintenance instructions to patients

· Seats and prepares the patients for treatment

· Cleans operatory after treatment procedures (i.e. suction lines, traps)

· Readies tray set-ups for procedures

· Monitors the operatory supply levels

· Assists in clerical duties as required

· Sterilizes instruments

· Exposes and develops radiographs (if x-ray licensed)

· Takes preliminary impression for needed procedures (RDA only)

· Monitors prosthetic cases and ensures they are ready for the patient’s appointment including contacting patient for appointment

· Coordinates this activity with the Front Desk Receptionists

· Monitors lab-tracking system for pick-up and delivery

· Ensures that dental chairs are in an upright position at the end of the day

· Labels all containers, bottles and drawers

· Monitors lab area for cleanliness

· Manages telephones

· Maintains clinical log sheet for upkeep of operatory

· Informs Clinical Coordinator or Office Manager of instrument and equipment malfunctions

· Records patient vital signs on New Patients and on Recalls

· Ensures consent for specialty services have required signatures and are placed in chart

· Schedules patient’s next appointment there at the chair

· Pours and trims models and labels them properly

· Promotes office-marketing items (Oral-B toothbrushes, Zoom, etc)

· Assists Office Manager when necessary performing other assigned duties

· Shares maintenance duties when and where able

· Logs-off computer at end of day

Office Management Controls

· Receives general supervision from Clinical Coordinator, Assistant Office Manager, Office Manager and/or Dental Director regarding unusual problems, emergencies or new situations and direct patient treatment supervision from the Provider


· The position involves having the expertise to anticipate the patient’s and the Provider’s needs

Scope and Effect

· The Chairside Dental Assistant is instrumental in reducing stress levels for the Provider and the patient; reduction of these levels is directly related to the ability of the Chairside Dental Assistant to anticipate the needs of the Provider and the patient.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

· Must be able to remain in a stationary position, either sitting or standing, for extended periods of time.

· Occasionally lifts, carries, pushes, or drags boxes or equipment up to 20 lbs.

· Frequently moves inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

· Occasionally required to position self in a stooping, kneeling, or crouching manner.

· Frequently required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, machinery and computers.

· Frequently communicates with others and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

· Frequently operates a computer and other electronic equipment.

· The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


· Requires some flexibility in scheduling, such as the ability to work evenings and weekends.


· Competitive Salary

· Medical

· Dental

· Vision

· 401K


· Additional Sick Time

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