AIDS Services of Austin
  • 21-Nov-2018 to 20-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Jack Sansing Dental Clinic
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time


The mission of AIDS Services of Austin (ASA) is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 30 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.

ASA's Jack Sansing Dental Clinic (JSDC) is looking for a Dental Assistant to provide chairside assistance for to dentists treating patients affected by HIV and AIDS.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Patient Focused-Taking care of the patient is your first priority. You are at the dentist's side, ensuring that procedures go smoothly and comfortably for the patient.

Organized and focused on a clean environment- You understand that it is your role to keep operatories, sterilization and the lab clean and organized at all times. You are meticulous in following sterilization and OSHA guidelines.

Anticipatory- You keep the dentist's schedule moving by knowing the schedule and the procedures in advance. You have the operatory set up for the next patient and are thinking about everything that is necessary to ensure that the dentist and the team see patients in an efficient and timely manner.

Friendly and Empathetic- You listen and respond to patient concerns professionally and with compassion. You enjoy working with patients of varied cultures, ethnicities, income levels, sexual orientations and gender identities.

Collaborative Approach - You love teamwork. The Dental Clinic is a fast paced environment. The Dental Team is a high functioning team whose members work closely together to provide dental services in an efficient and patient centered manner.

Problem Solver- You find ways to overcome obstacles and barriers with the goal of achieving the task at hand.

Mission Driven - You're looking for a job that makes a difference. At ASA you will be an integral member of a community to helping clients build healthier futures and reduce stigma for people affected by HIV/AIDS.

A successful Dental Assistant must be able and willing to:

  • Competently provide chairside assistance to the dentist for dental services to include restorative, removable, oral surgery, endodontics and oral examinations.
  • Take diagnostic dental x-rays.
  • Assist dental hygienists with periodontal charting and x-rays, as needed.
  • Sterilize and disinfect dental instruments, equipment, materials, operatories the dental lab and according to OSHA regulations.
  • Function within the Agency's policies and Procedures as outlined in our Personnel Handbook.
  • Requirements:
    • Texas State Board of Dental Examiners' Dental Assistant Registration
    • Nitrous Oxide Monitoring Certification
    • Computer Literacy to include dental software and Microsoft Office applications.
  • The ability to use office equipment to include copier, scanner, fax and telephone


  • Preferred
  • Five years' experience as a dental assistant in a multi-dentist practice
  • One year of experience working with patients affected by HIV and AIDS; or one year of experience working with medically compromised patients
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) 
  • Apply today! We offer a competitive benefits package!


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