Dental Assistant (Certified & Non-Certified)
UT Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, TX

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Bring your excellent customer service skills and patient care experience to our team where we have several opportunities in various departments!

Our Dental Branch offers a wide range of oral health care programs for patients at the student, graduate and faculty level. These clinics provide general dentistry, dental hygiene and speciality services, including endodontics, oral pathology, oral surgery, orthodontics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, and prosthodontics.

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Organizational Requirements

The position may be filled as a Dental Assistant I (Non-Certified) or Dental Assistant II ( DANB Certified), depending on the candidate's qualifications.

Dental Assistant I (Non-Certified):
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Dental Assistant Registration by the TX State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Three months dental assisting experience or in lieu of experience, completion of a recognized dental assisting program of comparable length
  • Basic office or computer skills
Dental Assistant II ( DANB Certified):
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two years of dental assisting experience, if candidate has not attended a recognized dental assistant educational program
  • Dental Assistant Registration by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) Certification by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB)
  • Basic office and computer skills
Departmental Requirements/Preferences

  • Completion of a recognized dental assistant educational program is preferred, not required.
  • Some positions prefer Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills. If you possess this skill, please be sure to notate this on your application.
  • Some positions prefer your ability to drive minivan and transport students to various locations in town as well as out of town.
  • Some positions prefer your flexibility for overnight travel

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