Dental Assistant

Location: Chaparral

Department: Dental

Job Description:

Performs semi-technical dental and routine clerical work. Work involves assisting the dentist during examination and treatment; cleaning, sterilizing, and arranging instrument; assisting dentist with X-rays. Work under the supervision of the dentist and performs routine tasks according to standard procedures and instructions while promoting the well-being of all people of S. NM through community health and social services.

Job Requirements:

High School Diploma with six months experience in a dental office and completion of a training course in dental assisting. Certification as a Dental Assistant in New Mexico; New Mexico radiology certification. Current New Mexico X-Ray Certification or must be able to obtain within 6 months of employment. Must pass a criminal background check; maintain a current driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and maintain a clean driving record. Bilingual English/Spanish required.


• Health Insurance - PPO
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• 401(K) with employer matching
• Life and AD&D Insurance
• Short Term Disability
• Long Term Disability
• Supplement Life Insurance
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Holidays (9)
• Education Reimbursement
• Cafeteria Plan
• Employee Assistance Program
• Travel Reimbursement