Expanded Function
Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Department: Dental
Reports to:  Dental Director
Written: 8/1/12
FLSA status: Non-exempt – Hourly
Unit Code: 300
Supervisory: No
OSHA Hazard Level: High

Position Summary:  Provides general dental assistant duties, taking and processing X-rays, Sterilization, placement of preventative or restorative materials limited to sealants, metallic and composite materials

Role Qualifications:

  • High school diploma,
  • EFDA Licensure
  • X-ray certificate
  • CPR certification


  • Dental office experience required
  • EFDA experience preferred


  • Bilingual/bicultural strongly preferred


  • Adheres to the organization's mission, vision, and values.
  • Adheres to the organization’s policies regarding time and attendance.
  • Complies with accepted dress code and maintains a professional image.
  • Demonstrates reliability and trustworthiness.
  • Manages time and other resources to meet established goals within the agreed-upon time frames.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in the acceptance and completion of work assignments.
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
  • Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies.
  • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail.