Company: Dentistry for Kids
Posted on: April 25, 2021
Dentistry for Kids
Dentistry for Kids
The person in this position assists the dental provider at
chairside. In addition to this, the Dental Assistant is responsible
for monitoring the dental department to ensure that it is stocked,
clean and that the equipment is properly sterilized and is in good
working order. Greets patients and prepare for treatment. Provides
back-up support at the dental office to greet and register
patients, answer phones, and filing on occasion.
- Education: High School Diploma or GED.
- Experience: Experience as a dental assistant preferred.
- Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Registration as a Dental
Assistant. All employees, CPR certification within 3 months of
- Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Personable likes to work
with people including children; preferred: good manual dexterity
and coordination, read and write dental and some medical
terminology, knowledgeable in dental anatomy, accurately record
dental charting, accurately measure and record vital signs,
knowledgeable in dental materials and instruments, perform BLS and
be able to call emergency personnel, knowledgeable with regards to
infection control techniques, able to accurately expose radiographs
and mount them at a diagnostically acceptable level (with a minimum
of retakes), knowledgeable in oral health care instruction, and
able to perform four-handed dental assisting: instrument transfer,
oral evacuation, cement mixing, and spatulation. Basic computer
skill and knowledge required.
We serve more than 181,000 patients across 25 medical clinics, 14
dental clinics, 10 pharmacies, and 64 program sites in two states.
We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy,
orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening,
and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model
of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter
assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS
counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for
those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work
with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same
At Farm Workers Clinic:
- We will consistently trust one another to work for the common
- We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and
insisting on doing what we say we will do.
- We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful
no matter the risk.
- We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our
- We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
- We will let joy in.
- We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse
anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal
Keywords: Dentistry for Kids, Kennewick , Dental Assistant, Healthcare , Kennewick, Washington
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