Dental Assistant - Part-time Floater
Detroit, MI Dental Clinic
Job Type


Job ID

PN9996–0618 -1724

Position Classification

PN - PT Regular Non-Benefits Staff

Position Summary

This position is designed to fill demands for staffing needs to cover Dental Assistant absences and the increased needs in clinical areas for Chairside Dental Assistants throughout the entire dental center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform dental assistant duties including set-up, assist using 4-handed technics, break-down, and disinfection of rooms/surfaces. 
  2. Properly expose, process and mount digital x-rays. 
  3. Accurately chart and document using the EHR. 
  4. Compliance to OSHA and infection control guidelines. 
  5. Compliance to HIPAA guidelines. 
  6. Assist in other departments including Dispensary and Radiology, at all locations, as needed.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned or requested.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Mandatory: Graduate of a dental assisting program that includes State of Michigan Radiology certificate.
  • Current certification in CPR/BLS, or obtainable within 30 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Basic knowledge of all aspects of chairside dental assisting.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to move freely throughout the clinics.

Work Environment  

Typical large dental clinic environment.


Mandatory State of Michigan Radiology Certificate or comparable.

Salary/Pay Information

Commensurate with experience

Anticipated Schedule  

Days and times may vary, but never more than   29 hours per week.

Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private University, University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. Detroit Mercy seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University’s mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.