Dental Assistant- Restorative & Cosmetic FFS Office

Nishan Halim, DMD - Washington, DC
Posted: August 4, 2019

Are you sincere and caring?  Would you like working in a positive, enjoyable atmosphere where you can feel proud of the work you do and recognized for your efforts?  If so, look no further!  We have a beautiful & modern office, a wonderful patient population, an enthusiastic team, and a sincere dentist dedicated to quality care.  We'd love to have you join us Full-Time in beautiful Capitol Hill (Washington, DC).  Previous dental experience in Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry strongly encouraged, but a great attitude and a strong work ethic with a willingness to learn are our first priorities.  We offer a friendly & caring work atmosphere, achievable bonuses, a four day work week, with competitive pay and benefits.

Primary Job Duties Include: 

  • Assist Doctor in all Restorative procedures: basic resin restorations & single unit crowns; complicated full mouth rehabilitation procedures; dental implant restorative work
  • Excellent grasp of four-handed-dentistry techniques required

Ideal Candidate: 

  • Ability to project a positive, warm and professional image in person and on the phone
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills: Must be articulate, detailed and service-oriented
  • Able to work with a team, with humor, enthusiasm and professionalism. Enjoy motivating others to success
  • Possess the ability to multi-task, take initiative and anticipate needs of others
  • One Year Minimum Office experience; preferred previous experience working in a group environment and/or a concierge type of interaction with customer service credentials.

Required Experience:

  • RDH certification required; if licensed in as a RDH in another state, we are willing to pay for your DC license. 
  • Accurate keyboarding skills at 40 words per minute.
  • Comfort with an Apple/Mac computer: use of MacPractice dental software system & Dexis X-ray software system.

To apply, please send the following 2 items via email:

  • Your Resume (as a PDF document), with contact information 
  • Your Written Answers to at least three of the following questions: 
    • Tell us a little about yourself; discuss your temperament, ideas on teaming, and initiative.
    • What would former supervisors say is the best thing about you, and where you can improve?
    • How would your previous co-workers describe you and your work?
    • What about this job is attractive to you?
    • What does "service" mean to you?

Job basics:

  • 4.5 days  (Approx 34 hours/week).  Ability to be prompt for work hours is critical. M & W: 8a - 4p; T & TH: 7:30a - 4p; Fri 8a - 1p
  • $18-25/hr, depending on experience level and qualifications
  • We are accessible via Eastern Market Metro (Orange line- 0.5 miles) and Union Station (Red line- 0.7 miles)

Please send a resume and a paragraph about yourself to the email provided (drnhalim@nishanhailmdmd.com).  We look forward to meeting you!  Check us out at www.nishanhalimdmd.com.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.