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(Archived) Dental Assistant

Last Updated: 11/18/22

Job Description

U.S. Naval Dental Center , Okinawa Japan is looking for 17 Dental Assistants to provide dental services and support for military personal and their families.

Schedule: 40 hours per week,

Monday –Friday between the hours of 0630 and 1700.


• Degree: Certificate.
• Education: Successful completion of a one of the following:
o Certificate or Associate Degree as a dental assistant/technician from a program
accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American
Dental Association (ADA) and 12 months experience within the preceding 36
o Certification from a military dental technician or dental assistant school and 12
months experience within the preceding 36 months.
o Certification from a Red Cross Dental Assistant course and 12 months experience
within the preceding 36 months.
o 36 months experience within the preceding 60 months as a dental assistant in a
private practice or a military clinic.
o Membership in good standing with the American Association of Dental Assistants
with required continuing education and 12 months experience within the preceding 36
o Graduation from a state accredited program for dental assistants or dental technology
within the preceding 12 months.
• All training must have included a course in radiation physics; radiation biology; radiation
health, safety, and protection; X-ray films and radiographic film quality; radiographic
techniques; darkroom and processing techniques; film mounting; and, digital radiographic
processing techniques.
• Certification: Certified in radiography as required by 42 CFR Part 75.
• Experience: Six months of experience as a Dental Assistant after graduation.


AKAHI Associates is a premier provider of healthcare workers to various military treatment facilities across the United States. With a corporate office in Honolulu, Hawaii and recruiting office in San Antonio, Texas we specialize in providing skilled, trained and highly successful healthcare workers, including RNs, CRNAs, Physicians, LPN/LVN, Licensed Social Workers, and many more.

We have a strong focus on providing our government customers with quality and superior service.

Akahi Associates is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click the link below to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Only qualified individuals who are being considered will be contacted for an interview.

Company Details

Honolulu, HI, United States