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Date Added: Wed 26/05/2021

Dental Assistant II Or III: Posting #20188

Suquamish, WA, US
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Company: SEA MAR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS

Job Type: Permanent, PartTime

Job Description

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):

Position Summary:

Part-time position available for either a DA II or a DA III for our dental clinic in Port Angeles. This position is for Mondays and Saturdays only. The DA will be assisting the dental provider in the delivery of dental procedures allowed by the WA State Dental Practice Act. Other responsibilities are as follows: assist provider in Restorative, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Oral Surgery procedures, and any other procedures allowed by the WA Dental Practice Act.

As a Dental Assistant II, applicant must have completed a formal Dental Assistant program at a College, Technical Institute or equivalent. Must have a minimum of 6 months of work experience. Others with no formal training must have a minimum of 18 months of work experience in a Dental Assistant position.

As a Dental Assistant III applicant must be knowledgeable of the proper sterilization methods and OSHA regulations including Quality Improvement. Must be able to duplicate and mount radiographs, place temporary restorations, take impressions, pour and trim models, place retraction cord, place matrix bands, perform coronal polish and give fluoride treatments. Duties include maintaining proper records for material safety data sheets (MSDS), spore test, inventory of dental supplies, assist in training new Dental Assistants and organize schedules to generate check lists for maintenance of dental procedures. Must have a minimum of 2 years working experience. Employees with no formal training must have a minimum of 3 years of experience working in a Dental Assistant position.

Requirements and/or Qualifications:

  • Valid WA state license, basic life support (BLS) certification, organizational skills, dental record experience and familiarity with the utilization of computers.
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills for this position.
  • Must be able to communicate, read and write in English and have the ability to interpret common written material about dentistry.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred but not required for this position.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Stacey Martin-Lopez, Dental Supervisor at StaceyMartin-#removed#

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 05/21/2020

External candidates may apply after 05/26/2020

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

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