Dental Assistant

Job Title

Dental Assistant

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Dental Assistant
COMPANY NAME: Puget Sound Christian Clinic
LOCATION: Lynnwood, WA
SUPERVISOR: Dental Manager
STATUS: Part-Time temporary position, 1-2 days per week from 8:00am-4:00pm
PURPOSE: The primary responsibility of the Dental Assistant is to ensure that the clinical aspect of PSCC’s dental clinic runs smoothly, so that high quality dental care is provided.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Dental Assistant’s primary responsibilities revolve around providing quality dental care through a smoothly operating dental clinic. As such, the Dental Assistant will:
• Assist Dental Manager and dentists with patient care.
• Maintain an organized and clean back-office space (operatories, lab, sterilization).
• Establish and maintain excellent relationships and communications with patients and volunteers.
• Ensure the safe use of PSCC equipment/facilities and maintain OSHA and WISHA safety standards.
• Evaluate adequacy of and inventory dental supplies, instruments, and equipment.
• Order or otherwise procure needed supplies.
• Assist the Dental Manager in coordinating a referral system for patients in need of care beyond our core services.
• Pray with patients and volunteers upon request and as appropriate.
• Assist in administrative duties, as needed, including coordinating volunteer scheduling, data collection, reporting, patient scheduling, etc.
• Attend all PSCC meetings and training sessions, as required.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Education: Must be a registered dental assistant. Expanded function training preferred.
• Experience: 2 years of experience as a dental assistant preferred. Experience with Eaglesoft preferred. Experience within a community healthcare setting preferred.
• Proficiencies: Highly organized with strong attention to detail and good judgment in establishing priorities and problem solving. Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Bilingual skills preferred.
• Abilities: A team player who works well with staff, volunteers, and patients. An individual with a work history of completing tasks in a timely manner, while displaying an ability to be creative and proactive. Must maintain up-to-date immunizations and CPR/First Aid training.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to the company contact to apply.

Location

Lynnwood, WA

Link to Application

Contact Name

Debra Haarberg

Contact Phone

(206) 899-4754

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