Remarkable Level II DC Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Needed In WASHINGTON, DC Starting April 01, 2024


Temporary Position

dental assistant
April 1, 2024
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

At La Luxe Dental, we are more than just a dental practice. We are a team of passionate individuals dedicated to changing the dental experience for our patients and our community. Our commitment to making a positive impact extends beyond the dental chair and into the lives of young girls in our community through our partnership with Girls on the Run-DC.

We are looking for a friendly and professional Dental Assistant to join our team temporarily. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the dentist in the clinical treatment of patients, performing a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties and working chairside as dentist examines and treat patients. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be highly organized, and have experience in the dental field. We are looking for someone who is passionate about providing excellent customer service and is dedicated to helping our patients receive the best care possible.


  • Trained and certified in the dental assisting field with a DC level II license

  • Possess knowledge of dental terminology.

  • Understand and comply with policies and procedures associated with a dental practice.

  • Understand and comply with HIPAA.

  • Understand and comply with the HITECH Act of 2009.

  • Working knowledge of dental practice management software (Open Dental, etc.)

  • Complete Continuing Education Requirements as required by the American Dental licensing board.


Patient Preparation

  • Greet new patients when they check in & monitor arrival time

  • Obtain & review health histories & BP according to office protocol

  • Chart patients visit & record date, services rendered, and any charges

  • Keep dental suites ready, stocked & clean

  • Demonstrate care & concern, while helping patients feel comfortable

  • Set up treatment suites for procedures

  • Escort patients to treatment suites

  • Seat patient in treatment suites

  • Ensure patients are always attended

Patient Services

  • Anticipate & assist dentists needs

  • Perform expanded functions & other tasks as assigned by the dentist

  • Mix dental material

  • Ensure patients questions are answered thoroughly before they leave

  • Escort patients from the treatment suite

  • Ensure proper treatment notes are recorded in patients chart

  • Perform clinical procedures as practice act allows & as directed by dentist

  • Promptly send out and monitor all dental laboratory cases

  • Give patient instruction & demonstrate when necessary

  • Monitor patient flow

Treatment Suite Management & Sterilization

  • Monitor inventory and order dental office supplies as needed

  • Oversee cleanliness of treatment suites according to sterilization procedures

  • Disinfect treatment suites according to OSHA regulations

  • Sterilize all instruments and handpieces according to OSHA regulations

  • Keep trays, instruments and treatment drawers organized

  • Ensure that office sterilization procedures document is on display

  • Implement the preventative maintenance/cleaning schedule for dental equipment

  • Maintain dental office emergency kits, nitrous and oxygen tanks

Records Management

  • Securely store and handle patient records in compliance with legal requirements, including HIPAA privacy and security regulations.

This job opportunity is available through onDiem. onDiem is a W-2 compliant staffing platform providing access to healthcare benefits, paid time off, and insurance coverage.

In order to provide all these amazing benefits, you’ll just need to get your onDiem account set up and verify your role as a dental professional. Some documents you may need:
• State License if applicable
• BLS/CPR certification
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