Dental assistant jobs in Portland
Earn $24.28 to $31.37 an hour supporting patient care at Oregon’s only academic health center. As a dental assistant under the supervision of a licensed dentist, you will:
- Provide chair side assistance to dentists, dental or graduate students, interns, residents, dental hygienists, and dental technicians.
- Perform clinical and administrative functions, including electronic health record (EHR) entries, patient appointment duties, and supply order coordination.
- Help educate dental students in four-handed dentistry and chair side dental assisting.
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Why join OHSU as a dental assistant?
OHSU is Oregon’s only public academic health center. In addition to caring for patients, we lead groundbreaking research. We also train the next generation of health care professionals.
- A rich learning environment and complex cases not found elsewhere in Oregon.
- The full-time or part-time schedule that works for you.
- A chance to be on the front lines of health care, supporting providers, patients and families.
- Opportunities for career development.
- A welcoming environment with leaders striving to build an anti-racist, multicultural institution.
- Support and resources for people of all ages, ethnicities, genders, national origins, religions and sexual orientations.
- Wellness programs to support your physical, emotional and financial health.
Many dental assistant jobs come with a complete benefits package that includes:
- Medical, dental and vision coverage at low or no cost to employees
- Access to retirement plans
- Up to 200 hours (equal to 25 full days) a year of paid time off
- 96 hours of sick leave a year (prorated for part-time employees)
- Eight paid holidays a year
- Commuter subsidies
- Tuition reimbursement
- Access to group life insurance, disability insurance and other supplemental benefits
- Discounts just for OHSU members
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