Dental Assistant

Mobile Dentists
Published
September 11, 2019
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Category
Job Type

Description

One-of-a-kind experience….. Rewarding Career

No Evenings...No Weekends...Summer Off

Smile Pennsylvania, a school-based mobile dental company, is seeking a Dental Assistant in the Philadelphia area to help provide dental services to the children within our Pennsylvania schools.

The practices we service primarily focus on children who suffer from poor hygiene and who may also not have easy access to dental care. We truly believe in the importance of this mission and would welcome you as part of the team…and the children in our Pennsylvania schools will too!

If you are interested in the mission and want to learn more about this opportunity, please email your contact information to Emily directly at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. Or apply directly online and we will review your application ASAP.

This position requires travel. Must have reliable transportation and willing to commute to schools!

Dental Assistant Qualifications:

  • Must meet State requirements to operate X rays
  • CPR certification card
  • Min. of 1 year working experience as a Dental Assistant 
  • Digital X-ray Imaging experience
  • Patient Charting
  • Valid driver license, reliable transportation and a willingness to travel to schools in nearby counties
  • Works well with children
  • Team player and able to work on a small team
  • Setting up and breaking down equipment: Ability to lift up to 50 lbs 

Smile Programs Offers:

  • No Evenings, No Weekends and Summers off!
  • Working during school hours & school day schedule (around 5 – 8 hours); on average between 8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
  • Excellent benefit packages 
  • Travel Pay
  • Full and part time positions
  • Competitive compensation
  • State-of-the-art portable dental equipment
  • Latest technology & digital radiography

General Working Conditions:
This position entails situations of prolonged sitting and standing, as well as working in tight spaces. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have the ability to lift 50+ pounds and assist with unloading, set up, break down, and reloading equipment from mobile van into school and back to mobile van.  This position requires the dexterity and motor skills to handle dental instruments, x-ray equipment, sterilizers, air compressors and other equipment as needed to perform job tasks.  The employee must follow safety guidelines to protect themselves and patients from infectious diseases and associated risks with the x-ray machine.  The work environment is fast paced, requiring adaptability to interact with children and adults.

Who We Are

Smile Programs is the nation's leading in-school dental program founded almost two decades ago by two moms, who happen to also be dentists. The founders saw a tremendous need among underserved school aged children who did not have easy access to dental care and who often suffered from poor oral hygiene, tooth decay, pain and associated medical problems. Knowing that many parents could not take their children to the dentist due to issues including time off from work and transportation challenges, they sought to bring the care to the need. Today, through its dental partners, Smile Programs provides preventative and restorative care to approximately 500,000 children per year.

Smile Programs is currently active in 20 states and has ongoing strategic partnerships with over 8,000 school districts, including 21 of the 25 largest school districts in the country.

Smile Programs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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