Dental Assistant

Dental · Chester, Pennsylvania
Department Dental
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

About Us

ChesPenn is a network of community health centers spanning Chester and Delaware Counties.  Our mission is to provide quality, integrated, and culturally sensitive medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare to adults and children regardless of their income, insurance status, or ability to pay.


Simply put, our goal is to be healthcare homes for every person living in the communities we serve. Be part of our mission to care for your community. This is a job that will love you back!


 Position Summary: 
ChesPenn is looking for a skilled, patient service-oriented dental assistant to join our team.  The dental assistant will prepare dental operatories, assist the dentist chairside, take X-rays, sterilize instruments, assist with administrative tasks, and may also be asked to work at the front desk as needed.




  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Certification for radiology is required
  • Current COVID-19 and flu vaccines required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Excellent patient service skills
  • Good computer skills.
  • Able to file alphabetically and numerically.
  • Ability to meet approved minimal physical and medical standards.


What You’ll Do

• Greet patients, accompany them to the operatory, and inquire regarding the reason for their visit
• Assist dentists chairside
• Take X-rays
• Prepare operatories between patient visits
• Maintain instruments
• Prepare  models
• Assist at the front desk as needed
• Assist with clerical tasks as needed


What We Offer

ChesPenn offers generous benefits, including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401a retirement account, funded by ChesPenn
  • Life insurance
  • Generous vacation, sick, and personal leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program

  ChesPenn is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Because employees work with families and children and due to the sensitive nature of patient medical information, we require all applicants who receive and accept employment offers to complete child abuse and criminal background checks before being hired.



ChesPenn uses a web-based application portal and emailing system to correspond with applicants.  Please be sure to add to your contact list to ensure delivery of all correspondence from us.


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  • Location
    Chester, Pennsylvania
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