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Job ID: 191135

Dental Assistant I-III
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2022
Title Dental Assistant I-III
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Tufts University
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Health Services


The orthodontic clinic at Tufts University school of Dental Medicine is a Referral-Only teaching clinic offering root canals as well a full range of advanced endodontic services at affordable rates- often at half of the cost of a private practice. As a postdoctoral teaching clinic, residents perusing advanced dental degree work with renowned endodontists to provide outstanding care.

What You'll Do

The Dental Assistant will assist general dentists and specialty dentists chair side.  The individual will set up and break down operatories and clean operatory areas after each patient.  In addition, the individual will be responsible for sterilization and maintaining equipment and materials in accordance with OSHA, federal and state guidelines. The individual will also be responsible for stocking all materials needed in the clinic on a daily basis.  


What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • 0-3 years experience
  • Vocational/ Technical training or Associates degree.
  • Certified in radiology, Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Licensed Massachusetts Dental Assistant
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Warm and caring personality needed in dealing with patients.
  • A team player and willing to participate in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Familiarity with clinical care, institution or university experience.
  • Should demonstrate willingness to articulate creative and innovative ideas for improving daily clinical activities, and laboratory procedures.


An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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