Dental Assistant Jobs in Rainier, WA

Aid dentist as required, especially in areas such as direct patient care, office duties, and preparing materials for treatments. Dental assistants are typically responsible for directly supporting dentists to ensure that procedures run smoothly. They manage equipment such as suction hoses to keep the patient’s mouth dry and workable during treatment, sterilize instruments, and develop X-rays/perform other lab tasks under dentist oversight. Additionally, they coordinate with clients to deliver information on effective hygiene techniques, schedule appointments, and arrange billing/payment. Because many of their tasks involve interaction with dentists and patients, they need to have strong interpersonal skills.

Depending on state regulations, dental assistants may perform coronal polishing to eliminate soft deposits, protect teeth from cavities with sealant or fluoride, and/or prepare patients for procedures by applying topical anesthetic. Some are also expected to prepare materials for temporary crowns and casts of teeth.

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Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Olympia, WA (14 miles from Rainier, WA)
We are recruiting for the following position(s): Position Summary: On-Call Dental Assistant position available for our Dental Department in Olympia....
7 days ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Tumwater, WA (14 miles from Rainier, WA)
Qualifications and/or Requirements: Must be a registered Dental Assistant with the State of Washington. Must have basic life support (BLS) certification....
7 days ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Rochester, WA (24 miles from Rainier, WA)
As a Dental Assistant II, applicant must have completed a formal Dental Assistant program at a College, Technical Institute or equivalent. A minimum of 6 months of work experience is required....
7 days ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Lacey, WA (14 miles from Rainier, WA)
We are recruiting for the following position(s): Dental Assistant I, II or III - Posting #20056 Position Summary: Full-time Dental Assistant available for our Lacey Dental Clinic....
7 days ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Lacey, WA (14 miles from Rainier, WA)
We are recruiting for the following position(s): Dental Assistant I - Posting #19633 Position Summary: On-call Dental Assistant position available for our dental clinic in Lacey....
7 days ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Yelm, WA (7 miles from Rainier, WA)
We are recruiting for the following position(s): Position Summary: Full-time Dental Assistant position available for our Dental Department in Yelm....
7 days ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Olympia, WA (14 miles from Rainier, WA)
We are recruiting for the following position(s): Dental Assistant I, II or III - Posting #19430 Position Summary: Full-time Dental Assistant position available for our Olympia Dental Clinic....
7 days ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Rochester, WA (24 miles from Rainier, WA)
The Dental Assistant will assist providers in the delivery of dental care....
7 days ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Olympia, WA (14 miles from Rainier, WA)
Qualifications and/or Requirements: Must be a registered Dental Assistant with the State of Washington. Must have basic life support (BLS) certification....
7 days ago
Smile Brands - Olympia, WA (14 miles from Rainier, WA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
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Community Health Care - Spanaway, WA (19 miles from Rainier, WA)
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Active Registered Dental Assistant in the State of Washington High School Diploma or equivalent Graduation from an accredited, state approved Dental Assistant...
20 days ago
Smile Brands - Olympia, WA (14 miles from Rainier, WA)
Your Role as a Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
21 days ago
Smile Brands - Olympia, WA (14 miles from Rainier, WA)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant You'll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
30+ days ago
Smile Brands - Olympia, WA (14 miles from Rainier, WA)
Your Role as a Registered Dental Assistant Youll be an important member of the clinical team, working alongside GPs and other Specialty Clinicians dedicated to serving patients....
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Chehalis, WA (22 miles from Rainier, WA)
Overview Expanded Function Dental Assistant - Chehalis, WA Full Time: Mon- Thurs 7:45-5 Why join a Heartland Dental supported office?...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Rainier, WA

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Rainier, WA as reported by the BLS.

$43,766

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Rainier, WA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (29.4%)
  • High School or GED (27.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Master's Degree (2.1%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Rainier, WA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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