Part-time Dental Assistant


Working at Milton Hershey School is much more than a job. Each employee helps shape the lives of the students we serve. Every position at the school is designed to help our students thrive on campus and beyond. If that sounds fulfilling to you, MHS may be the perfect place for your next career move.

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is currently seeking a Part-Time Dental/Orthodontic Assistant to join the Dental team. This professional assists the dentist with all procedures, maximizing the delivery of related dental services including, direct chair-side assistance during preventive, operative, emergency and limited orthodontic procedures. Some of the job duties are:

  • To increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality, comprehensive oral health care by providing direct, chair-side dental assistance with patient assessment, diagnostic, radiographic, preventive, operative and emergency procedures.

  • To track, schedule, and reschedule daily student dental appointments in multiple computer software systems and transmit appropriate dental appointment communications.

  • To provide administrative assistance with office management duties - answer telephones, retrieve voicemail, typing, filing, faxing and scanning.

  • To transport students to off-campus specialty dental appointments.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday from 7:30 am to 3:15 pm - Scheduled hours would not exceed 29 hours per week. Part-time employees do not receive benefits.


  • Vocational or other technical school, certification, training or apprenticeship beyond High School, required.

  • Minimum one year experience in family, pediatric or orthodontic practice performing hands-on chair-side assistance.

  • Proficiency in taking diagnostic x-rays.

  • Pennsylvania X-ray certification with current DEP radiology continuing education requirements (2 contact hours or 4 hours of CE every four years).

  • Current certification in infant, child and adult Healthcare Provider CPR.OSHA training.

  • Excellent computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel); experience with electronic dental computer software systems (e.g. Dentrix, Dolphin) preferred.

  • Current valid PA driver's license in good standing.

  • Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered role models for MHS students.

  • Must be willing to actively engage with students in an "all in" work environment.

Schedule: Part-timeJob Type: StandardJob Posting: Jan 17, 2022
Salary Range
$27,000.00 - $38,000.00
per Year
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Hershey, PA, 17033, US