Dental Assistant Job at HireQuest, Downingtown, PA

  • HireQuest
  • Downingtown, PA

Job Description

Cathy Benedict | Talent Executive

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Job Description

Job Title:Dental Assistant or Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) – Full Time – Permanent – Schedule: Day Shift - Monday - Tuesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM with (1 hour lunch), Wednesday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM (no lunch), Thursday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM with (1 hour lunch), 1 Saturday a month 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Downingtown, PA - Work Location: In Person


Job Overview:

Are you tired of working in a corporate office? We are a family practice with great hours! looking for a competent dental assistant who will make the dentist’s office more efficient and pleasant for patients. We are an office that values our patients and staff. You’ll ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist’s shoulders. Dental assistants or EFDA should be well organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible.


  • 401(k)

  • Continuing education credits

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Retirement plan

  • Uniform allowance

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • 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 dental hygienists with procedures and other tasks when necessary.

  • Exposing dental x-rays from dental diagnostics and caring for dental x-ray equipment.

Job Skills:

  • Proven experience as a dental assistant or EFDA ( at least 1 years preferred )

  • Knowledge of dental instruments and sterilization methods

  • Understanding of health & safety regulations

  • Good computer skills

  • Excellent communication and people skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Well-organized and reliable

  • High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred

  • Additional certification or training is preferred (e.g. EFDA)


  • High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school is preferred

  • Dental assisting/EFDA: 1 year (Preferred)

  • X-Ray Certification (Preferred)

  • Additional certification or training is preferred (e.g. EFDA)

Education -

High school diploma; graduating from dental assistant school or EFDA is preferred

Experience - Dental assisting/EFDA: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification - X-Ray Certification (Preferred). Additional certification or training is preferred (e.g. EFDA)

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Full time, Day shift, Saturday,

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