Dental Assistant (OCONUS)

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 11 months ago(2/28/2022 4:09 PM)
Location : Location
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOS is seeking a Dental Assistant to join a large medical support services program in support of our U.S. government customer. The Dental Assistant will facilitate preparing treatment rooms for patient examinations.


  • Prepares treatment rooms for patient examinations.
  • Sterilizes and disinfects instruments and equipment.
  • Obtains and updates patient dental records and preparing and laying out instruments and materials required to treat each patient.
  • Prepares patients for treatment.
  • Assists the dentist in oral surgery, periodontics, endodontic and general dentistry.
  • Instructs patients on postoperative and general oral healthcare.
  • Preparing materials for impressions and restorations as prescribed by a dentist.
  • May remove sutures; applying topical anesthetics to gums or cavity-preventive agents to teeth.
  • Removing excess cement used in the filling process, and placing dental dams to isolate teeth for treatment.
  • Ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies.
  • Taking and recording vital signs; developing and exposing dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Perform clerical functions related to dental activities.
  • Working effectively with patients; and practicing infection control procedures.


  • Required and able to obtain Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).

  • Completion of an approved Dental Assistant course in the U.S.
  • High school diploma or country of origin equivalent.

  • Certification by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) or equivalent.

  • Licensed or registered as required by State of Residence.

  • Current dental radiology license.

  • All health care providers, medical and dental support staff must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least six months out of the past year.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required. 

Working Conditions

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.

  • Long Hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse condition.

Executive Order 13495, The Non-Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provides first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other applications/resumes of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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