Dental Assistant

Columbus, Ohio
29 May 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry seeks a Dental Assistant to join the patient care team in Clinic Administration to support the dental clinics. The College’s Central Sterilization Unit in Clinic Administration is an important function in the health care delivery system.

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States. and it is the only public dental school in Ohio. The college is divided into ten divisions with all major ADA-recognized dental specialties represented. The College has approximately 600 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other ‘hidden’ benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!

This position provides sterilization/dispensing services for instruments/materials used in the College of Dentistry clinics; is responsible for decontamination, maintenance, inspection, preparation, processing and the dispatch of instrumentation, supplies and service; stocks sterile supplies and equipment kept in the department according to acceptable infection control standards; this position is responsible for quality control testing, monitoring of sterilization equipment and assisting with quarterly inventory. Hours will vary with the needs of the Central Sterilization area; may work evenings and/or weekends and provides back up coverage in the two Dispensaries as needed. Frequent lifting/pulling/pushing up to 50 lbs.; frequent bending/twisting/turning/reaching below knees and above shoulders; frequent standing/walking.

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening.