Dental Assistant in American Hospital Dubai

American Hospital

Dental Assistant in American Hospital Dubai is responsible to assist the dentist in the clinic in sterilization, preparation and inventory control of dental instruments and supplies. This job ID number is 2090.



  • Provides age-specific patient-centered care utilizing the nursing process.
  • Ensures clinical competencies as well as life support courses are up to date.
  • Participates in staff meetings and unit committees/projects.
  • Participates in developing and achieving unit goals.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients and staff.
  • Completes yearly, the critical care nursing competencies (basic).
  • Participates in unit-based Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities (data collection, CQI teams, incident reporting, customer complaint reporting, medication error reporting etc.).
  • Participates in ongoing educational activities.
  • Maintains mandatory educational requirements.
  • Performs additional duties when required.


  • Serves as dentist’s chair side assistant during dental procedures.
  • Prepares and maintains dental instruments, treatment, supplies and equipment.
  • Books patient for appointment, procedure, or treatment according to treatment plan.
  • Follows up on patients’ diagnostic tests and coordinates with the dentist to inform patients about their results, and treatment, or if a follow-up is needed with the dentist.


  • Qualification of Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), or Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) or
  • Diploma in Dental Assistant/Dental Nursing/Hygienist or
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing (minimum of three (3) years full-time course duration) or
  • Degree in Nursing (minimum two (2) years course duration) and Registration as a Registered Nurse from Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia
  • For UAE nationals graduates of UAE or non-UAE universities are exempted from the experience and clinical training requirements for the applied title. (UAE National must submit a copy of their birth certificate and the mother’s family book)
  • Non-UAE national graduates from UAE universities are required to successfully complete six (6) months of clinical training post-graduation in an APS health facility (except for Registered and assistant Nurse titles)
  • Must hold a valid License/Registration to practice in their home country and/or country of last employment (where applicable)
  • Must hold a minimum of a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification or others according to the scope of practice


  • Minimum of four (4) years of nursing care/dental experience or Dental Assistant 
  • Previous experience in a Private Healthcare institute is an asset
  • Knowledge of dental assisting techniques and procedures for all phases of general dentistry
  • Ability to prioritize tasks ensuring effective functioning of the area
  • Skills in assessment of patient and family’s physical and psychological needs
  • Skills in coordination and planning of care and prioritizing care based on individual needs

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