Due to rapid expansion in our service areas, we are offering immediate SIGN-ON BONUSES for nurses, licensed therapists/certified counselors, qualified mental health professionals, community support specialists, dental hygienists and direct care technicians. If you are interested in joining a progressive company whose mission focuses on the wellbeing of our customers and team members, apply today!

Dental Assistant in Saint Charles, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 1/12/2022

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Job Description

Compensation: $17.00/hour-$20.00/hour depending on experience an

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $2,000 sign on bonus. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen! 

Compass Health Network is looking for a dental assistant to work at our St. Charles location. The main purpose of the dental assistant is to perform duties that assist the dentist, hygienists and other assistants in the care and treatment of patients. This individual will support the dental team by preparing the treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials while performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. The dental assistant also performs duties in the field of reception, chairside assisting, sterilization, inventory and records. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. 

*Hours are Monday-Friday from 7:45 AM - 4:15 PM


• Educate/Promote oral health through presentations in local schools, civic organizations, community programs and various other entities
• Promote and implement the Preventive Services Program (PSP) in local schools

• Review of health history
• Dental charting
• Take dental radiographs
• Perform infection control and sterilization procedures
• Educate patients about appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
• Counsel patients about nutrition and its impact on oral health
• Assist dentist with the following aspects of dentistry: oral surgery, restorative, prosthodontics, endodontics, and preventive
• Prepare treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols instructed by dentist
• perform patient vitals
• Professional communication amongst team, and patients
• Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions
• Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
• Help patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment


Job Requirements


High School/GED required


• At least two (2) years dental assisting experience preferred
• Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, and office management system software required


BLS certification or ability to obtain required


Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.