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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington


March 15, 2024


Temple Hills

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW: At Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, your knowledge and service in areas such as immigrants and refugees, mental health, social work, employment and adult education, legal and financial services, health care, food assistance, shelter and housing, developmental disabilities and prison outreach can make a profound difference in the lives of many. Through more than 50 programs across the district and five surrounding counties, Catholic Charities is opening doors to help and hope. At CCADW, we continue to build an inclusive culture that celebrates a diverse workforce. We offer so much more than just a job. We offer careers. We take pride in our “promote from within” culture. We offer professional development, a comprehensive benefits package, a hybrid work model with both remote and in-office work, and a passion for building and motivating world class, high performing teams. Explore your career opportunity with Catholic Charities. Join us in Inspiring Hope and Building Futures.


- Medical, prescriptions, dental and vision insurance

- Retirement savings plan with company match

- Company-paid and supplemental life insurance

- Flexible spending accounts

- Paid vacation, sick and personal leave

- 11 paid holidays

- Professional development and training

- Tuition reimbursement

- Employee referral bonus program

- Flexible work arrangements

- Clinical supervision for licensed social workers and counselors

JOB SUMMARY: Dental Assistant 1 performs a variety of, office, and laboratory duties. The position provides assistance to dentists, volunteers, and/or hygienists.


- Follow all infection control procedures in treatment rooms and in the care of instruments.

- Sterilize/disinfect dental operatories and instruments after each usage; set up the operatory for next patient.

- Prepare operatory for designated dental procedures; seat patient, take vitals (blood pressure, height and weight) and review medical history.

- Receive incoming phone calls in the laboratory and properly direct calls.

- Schedule clients for appointments with appropriate provider, assuring provider continuity and patient satisfaction.

- Prepare dental cases for laboratory pick-up and keep a log of cases pending.

- Serve as translator and interpreter for dentists who do not speak Spanish.

- Schedule daily, weekly, monthly and yearly preventative maintenance on all dental equipment; according to schedules. 

- Maintain dental supplies and place orders in an efficient manner.

- Document each procedure in the designated log.

- Keep the inventory log of instruments.

- Cover for front desk at other clinics/worksites as needed.

- Attend outreach, fairs, and special events to support the dental clinics.

- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


- High school diploma or equivalency.

- Two (2) years’ experience working in a health care environment; preferably in a dental setting.

- Experience working with the Latino community.


- Bilingual: English-Spanish. Verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

- Ability to identify priority issues and partner with others to pursue outcomes identified by individuals.


Desired Start Date

$18.27 - $23.03

Dental Assistant I

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