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Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant | Houston, TX | Contract

Job Description
Dental Assistant
Work Location: Houston, TX

Job Summary/Description
Perform routine tasks assisting the professional dental staff and students in the examination and prophylactic, therapeutic and surgical treatment of patients. Works under direct supervision. Predominantly a pediatric dental practice but also provides adult care. The position is part-time to work up to 30 hours per week.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Assists in the teaching of dental students, dental assisting students, and dental hygiene students in the principles of four-handed dentistry and dental assistant utilization (DAU).
• Provides chair side assistance to students and faculty.
• Maintains sterile, and prepares equipment, instruments, and supplies within working area.
• Maintains infection control standards.
• Maintains records of patients seen, procedures performed, materials used, and appointments.
• Must be able to respond to emergency situations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Completion of a recognized dental assistant educational program.
• Dental Assistant Registration by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.
• Six months dental assisting experience.
• Basic office or computer skills.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.