Dental Assistant (Mobile Dental Unit)

Project Health Inc.

We are a busy non-profit, Federally Qualified Community Health Center. We are currently seeking a full-time Dental Assistant Willing to drive the mobile unit everyday, based out of Ocala, Florida. Great Benefits offered to include health insurance(medical, dental, vision), FREE medical co-pays, paid time off, eight paid holidays, 401K matching, company paid life insurance and short term disability, long term disability, flexible spending account, loan forgiveness and much more.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the dentist during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Provide diagnostic aid, including exposing and developing radiographs, taking and recording medical and dental histories, recording vital signs and taking preliminary impressions for study casts as needed.
  • Perform prophylaxis and fluoride treatments on children, and give oral hygiene instructions.
  • Prepare operatory, instruments, and patient for dental treatment.
  • Coordinate arrival and departure of patient with receptionist.
  • Properly clean and sterilize instruments, operatory, and laboratory as patient flow or procedures dictate.
  • Give post-operative instructions to the patient as prescribed by the dentist.
  • Possess a working knowledge of medical emergencies and assist in the management of them.
  • Assist dentist in screening and education programs, including off-site.
  • Assist the front desk staff when necessary. Should know how to schedule patients, answer phones, & use the computer.
  • Restock operatories as needed. Order supplies and maintain inventory control as assigned by the Dental Director.
  • Responsible for maintenance of autoclave, x-ray developer, and water system at specified intervals when sterilization technician not available.
  • Must be willing to drive Mobile Dental Unit (MDU) to various locations throughout Citrus, Sumter and Marion Counties at completion of operational training of MDU. This includes set up of MDU for daily operation as a clinical site.


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Certification of completion of dental assistant training
  • Maintain current CPR education card
  • Skilled in written and oral communication
  • Expanded function certification is highly recommended
  • Clear MVR

To apply please email your resume to the reply link or fax to 855-832-3504, attention Human Resources. We are an equal opportunity employer and drug free drug place. COVID Vaccine Mandate Option Required.

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