COMC is Hiring For a Dental Assistant!

We are a family at our Richland and Lake of the Ozarks health clinics and it feels amazing to have that at your place of work. That being said, our Richland Dental Clinic is looking for someone to join their team as a Dental Assistant. Please keep reading this week’s blog for the job description and how to get in touch with our clinic if you have questions. To see more job openings, please visit our website at and select the Careers tab.

Dental Assistant

Richland, MO • Dental


Responsibilities: Assist the Dentist with dental procedures.  Responsible for the care and maintenance of dental instruments and equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

• Assist the dentist with all dental procedures, as directed.

• Take dental x-rays; develop and prepare the x-rays for evaluation by the dentist.

• Clean, sterilize, and lubricate instruments.

• Provide dental education for patients and families as required.

• Perform general lab procedures as required.

• Responsible for assisting with inventory and ordering of dental supplies.

• Maintain operatories, waiting room and laboratory in proper order.

• Assist the dental receptionist with scheduling and chart maintenance and other clerical duties as required.

• Perform other appropriate duties as required.


Qualifications Requirements:  Experience in dental assisting preferred.  Expanded Functions Required. Must be CPR certified or become certified during probationary period and maintain certification throughout employment with COMC.

Education and/or experience:  Must have GED or be a graduate from high school; must have dental assisting experience and be a graduate of a dental assisting educational program. Expanded Functions Required.

Language Skills:  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.  Ability to effectively present information to the Dental Director.

Mathematical Skills:  Knowledge of fundamental math, adding machine, calculator, and Microsoft office.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Other Skills and Abilities:  Excellent customer service skills.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This includes moderate physical effort consisting of occasionally lifting or moving over 50 pounds of weight.

Travel Requirement: To fulfill the responsibility of the position travel to all COMC locations may be required.  Employee must have valid Missouri driver’s license and availability of a motor vehicle.  Overnight travel may also be required in specific incidences of training, conferences, etc.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Confidentiality of patient information is mandatory.

Have Questions About The Position?

Feel free to reach out to our Dental Clinic in Richland. The phone number is listed below. Want to see more job openings at Central Ozarks Medical Center? Please visit our website at for the latest job opening, just select the Careers tab.

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