Dental Assistant - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) is a modern, almost 1,000-bed Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited academic medical facility located in Riyadh, the vibrant capital city of Saudi Arabia

Job Description

The Department of Dentistry is an integral part of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Dental department provides state-of-the- art preventative and restorative dentistry as well as dental/oral clearance prior to major procedures.

The Dental Clinic's philosophy is to provide patients with the highest quality dental care and service through caring attitudes, effective communication and excellence in treatment processes. KFSH&RC's Dental Clinic provides this care to tertiary, medically compromised and VIP patients. Emergency care and some limited care are provided to employees and dependents. Clinic hours are from 0800 - 1800 hours, Saturday thru Tuesday, and 0800 - 1700 hours on Wednesdays.

The Dental Clinic consists of all dental specialties:

General Practice, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Pedodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, including maxillofacial, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Hygiene

The Dental Assistant will:

  • Prepare operatory
  • Sterilize and store instruments
  • Ensure Infection Control standard of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained aseptic.
  • Provide instruments and materials during treatment, assist dentist in 4-handed dentistry.
  • Maintain instruments and stock levels of supplies in operatory.
  • Maintain daily maintenance of equipment and room maintenance/inventory.
  • Participate in weekend on-call rotation.
  • Provide patient education. Instruct patient in dental hygiene, correct brushing methods, care of gums, use of dental floss, care of dentures, etc.

Requirements

  • Graduation from a formal, accredited dental assisting diploma/certificate program from which you can get a transcript (programs for which transcripts are not available are NOT accepted)
  • Registered Dental Assistant or Certified Dental Assistant with Registration (RDA) or Certification (CDA) in Canada, the United States, the UK, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand
  • A minimum of three years of current, full-time employment experience working as a certified/registered dental assistant in Canada, the United States, the UK, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand
  • Current BLS

The hospital can consider only FEMALE candidates at this time.

Benefits

  • Tax-free income
  • Single-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Medical coverage
  • Relocation allowance
  • More than 7 calendar weeks of vacation
NOTE: This position is open to individuals who have current experience in and are citizens of: the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.



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King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, with 894 beds (inclusive of 170 day beds), is the most high acuity tertiary-care centre in the entire Arabian Peninsula. Opened in 1975, it is constantly expanding and updating its facilities and services, and has the latest in technology and treatment methods.

The hospital specializes in the treatment of, and research in, cardiology, oncology, organ transplant, and genetic diseases. more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The capital city, population about 5 million and expanding into the surrounding desert at a rapid pace. Has extravagantly fanciful buildings, malls, and towers.

The social life for Westerners is enriched by events at the foreign embassies in the city. After people acclimatize to the heat, they play sports: golf, tennis, hockey, soccer, sand-board.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, population of almost 27 million, with mountains and the Red Sea on the west coast, the Arabian Gulf on the east coast, and the Empty Quarter in the middle.

Mecca and Medina, the two most holy cities in Islam, are located north of Jeddah. The country's majority religion is Sunni Islam. Common recreational activities pursued by Westerners: desert camping, swimming and diving in the Red Sea, running, tennis, hiking in the mountains. more