Dental Assistant

Kalamazoo, MI
Medical Staffing
Employee Type:
Full Time
Required Experience:
1 Years
Required Education:
Travel Required:

Diversified Medical Staffing is a leading healthcare staffing solutions provider based in West Michigan. Since 1985, we have focused on bringing the highest level of quality, dedication, and professionalism to both our clients and employees. Our employees are the reason for our success! We offer dynamic, fast-paced work environments for energetic, dedicated employees. We value our employees’ time and unique talents; promoting a strong work-life balance and flexible work environment. DMS Recruiters are always available to discuss your career potential – let us market you to the hundreds of health care clients we serve!

In addition to career advancement, here are some of the benefits we provide to our professional temporary employees:

  • Competitive salary
  • Weekly checks – with direct deposit
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • 401(k) Program
  • Holiday Pay, when applicable

DMS has an opportunity for an experienced Dental Assistant for a position in Kalamazoo. This is considered temporary with the opportunity to become permanent for the right candidate. This is a full time position with 12 hour shifts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Receives and prepares patient, sterilizes and disinfects instruments, sets up instrument trays, prepares materials, and assists dentist during dental procedures
  • Takes and records medical and dental histories and vital signs of patient
  • Exposes dental diagnostic x-rays
  • Makes preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting
  • Assist dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies
  • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs
  • Assists dentist in performing procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


Candidates must have a high school diploma and successful completion of a Dental Assistant program. X-Ray certification. Registration (RDA) is preferred, but not required. Candidates should have 6 months of recent work experience as a dental assistant. Candidates must also be willing to work 12 hour shifts.

If this opportunity is right for you, please apply and a member of the recruiting team will reach out to you!

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