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Penn State Health Dental Assistant - Dental Program in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: 7:30a - 4:00p


Provides chairside, four-handed dental assistance to Dentist in all aspects of dental care, including hands-on patient care, instrument preparation, ordering and stocking supplies, taking x-rays, charting and documentation, and cleaning and sterilization of dental equipment.


High School diploma or GED equivalent required.

Successful completion of a dental assistant training program required.

1 to 3 years of experience working at a dental practice required.


Basic math skills with the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


EFDA (Expanded Functional Dental Assistant) license, including radiation license preferred.

Current CPR certification preferred.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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U nion: Non Bargained