Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Dental Assistant

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

Position Summary:


  • Provides efficient assistance for the dentist and/or dental hygienist and individualized instruction and guidance to all Dental Clinic patients, i.e. infants, children, adolescents and selected adults. 
  • Demonstrates competence defined (*) in Dental Assistant responsibilities in providing age-appropriate care and service to patients from the age of birth to 21 years, and selected adults.


  • High school diploma or equivalent and graduate of an accredited dental assistant training program or the equivalent in applicable experience required. 
  • Bachelor degree preferred. 
  • Current license to practice dental radiography in State of Ohio. 
  • Minimum of one year experience as a chairside assistant. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Demonstrates ability to treat and teach healthy and medically compromised patients.  Possesses good manual dexterity. 
  • Ability to use computer, applicable software and other office equipment. 
  • Strong attention to detail and concentration skills required.


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