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Dental Assistant - On Call

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team as an on-call Dental Assistant at Columbia Basin Pediatric Dentistry in Kennewick, WA, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job - we are a community committed to the well-being of our members.

We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, " WE are Yakima - WE are Family " and " YVFWC - And then we grew " for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

What We Offer

  • $20.97-$25.69/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
    As a Dental Assistant, you will have the opportunity to:
    • Maintain medical records and vital signs
    • Conduct complete X-ray procedures and set up for exams
    • Record periodontal data, perform periodontal care, and administer nitrous oxide
    • Educate on oral hygiene, assist with infection control, may help with orthodontics, along with other tasks as assigned
      Qualifications:
      • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
      • BLS certification
      • Surgical Technologist Registration if assisting a Dentist in the operating room
      • Dental Assistant Registration or EFDA certification
      • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred at level 10 for differential pay
      • Basic knowledge of medical/dental terminology, dental anatomy, dental materials/instruments, infection control techniques, and oral health care instruction
      • Ability to perform four-handed dental assisting, including instrument transfer, oral evacuation, cement mixing, and spatulation
      • Strong level of manual dexterity and coordination. Ability to effectively interact professionally with various patients of all ages and employees
      • Basic proficiency in an Electronic Dental Record (EDR), Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
        Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

        Contact us at...@yvfwc.orgto learn more about this opportunity! Associated topics: assistant, dental biller, bilingual, certified dental assistant, clinical, clinical assistant, dental assistant, oxide, steps, x ray

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Kennewick , Dental Assistant - On Call, Healthcare , Kennewick, Washington

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